Glitch Takes Down Oakland Police Radio System, Computer DispatchThe Oakland Police radio system failed Thursday afternoon, and it isn't the first time. It has a rocky history, at times leaving officers unable to communicate with each other during emergencies.
Berkeley Passes Nation's First Radiation Warning For New CellphonesThe city council of Berkeley voted to pass a cellphone "right to know" law Tuesday, making it the first safety ordinance of its kind in the country.
Valuable Equipment Stolen From Brand New Salvation Army Mobile Assistance Vehicle In Suisun CityAn assortment of communications equipment was stolen from the Salvation Army's new Mobile Assistance Vehicle in Suisun City Tuesday night after it's very first day in service, the Salvation Army said in a statement Wednesday.
Senior PG&E, CPUC Officials Lose Jobs Over Improper Email CommunicationsFour senior officials with Pacific Gas & Electric Co. and the state commission regulating it were removed or resigned over emails released Monday showing the utility and state regulators appeared to negotiate which judge would be assigned to hear one of the utility's rate cases.
San Jose Mayoral Candidate Fires Campaign Advisor Over Inappropriate TweetsA personal Twitter account is likely to blame for costing a communications expert his job as a consultant for a South Bay politician.
Federal Trade Commission Accuses T-Mobile Of Bogus Consumer Charges The Federal Trade Commission is alleging that T-Mobile USA, Inc., made "hundreds of millions" of dollars off its customers through bogus charges.
Judge Rules San Jose Officials' Private Texts About City Affairs Be Made PublicA judge has ruled that San Jose officials’ private text messages, emails and other electronic communications about city affairs must be made public, in a decision with statewide implications.
Stanford Study Links Electronic Media Usage With Girls' Social, Emotional DevelopmentThe study by two Stanford professors found that the amount of media multitasking correlated negatively with their social success.