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San Jose Police investigate a shooting in which a veteran officer was killed. (CBS)

San Jose Police Computer System Crashed, Offline During Standoff That Killed Officer

In the heart of Silicon Valley’s biggest city, during a life or death struggle that claimed the life of a fellow officer, KPIX 5 has learned the mobile computers used by San Jose Police officers went completely offline for hours, forcing officers to use archaic radios and even placing individual cellphone calls to coordinate the emergency response.

03/27/2015

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From Radio Alice: Parody Campaign Mocks Latest iPhone Ads

The city of perpetual irreverence has again graced its population with a total joke: some geniuses have been co-opting ad placement posters around the city and replacing them with a parody of Apple’s “Shot With An iPhone 6″ ads.

03/25/2015

Woman using her cellphone at work.

24 Hours Without Facebook, Texting, Email: Some Go Offline For National Day Of Unplugging

Could you go 24 hours without your smartphone, tablet or computer? A non-profit organization is encouraging people across the country to try.

03/06/2015

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High-Tech Harnesses For Dogs Meant To Improve Bond With Humans

Scientists at North Carolina State University developed a new communication device for dogs in the form of a hig-tech harness. Don’t worry; our anchor Jeff Bell wasn’t familiar with them either.

01/26/2015

An Apple-1 hand-built by Steve Wozniak sold for $750,000 at Bonhams' History of Science auction in New York on Wednesday. (Source: Bohnams)

Apple-1 Hand-Built By Wozniak Sells For $750K In New York Auction

An Apple-1 that was hand-built by Steve Wozniak sold for a staggering amount in a New York auction Wednesday.

10/22/2014

A view of the dashboard in a new Tesla Model S car at a Tesla showroom on November 5, 2013 in Palo Alto. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Government To Require Automobile Smart Technology That Allows Cars To Sense Impending Collisions

Vehicles equipped with the safety technology could prevent thousands of crashes a year…

08/18/2014

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Brisbane Bar’s Liquor License Suspended After Illegal Gambling Uncovered

A Brisbane bar had its liquor license suspended Friday after illegal gambling was discovered on the premises during an investigation, the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control said today.

07/04/2014

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Can Meg Whitman save HP? New Lightwave Computer Dubbed ‘The Machine’ Is Do-Or-Die Moment

PALO ALTO (CBS) — A groundbreaking new computer that uses light, not just electricity to move and process data, and combines all the complex RAM, ROM and other memory in one place is just one of the do-or-die projects that Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman must be successful at for her company turnaround to succeed.

06/26/2014

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San Jose Burglary Suspect Arrested After Online Purchase Traced To Stolen Computer

A man was arrested last week after Santa Clara County sheriff’s deputies determined a stolen Apple computer was used to make an online purchase from his San Jose home.

06/23/2014

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‘BlackShades’ Malware Lets Cybercriminals Hijack Computer Webcams; 97 Charged

More than a half-million computers in over 100 countries were infected by sophisticated malware that lets cybercriminals remotely hijack a computer and its webcam, authorities said as charges were announced Monday against nearly 100 people worldwide.

05/19/2014

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