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Computer

Steve Jobs Authorized Biography Coming

Apple CEO Steve Jobs Steps Down

Apple Inc. said Steve Jobs resigned as CEO, effective immediately. The company said Wednesday that Jobs would be replaced by Tim Cook, who was the company’s chief operating officer.

CBS San Francisco–08/24/2011

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IBM Pursues Chips That Behave Like Brains

IBM announced Thursday that it has built two prototype chips that it said processes data more like how humans digest information than the chips that now power PCs and supercomputers.

KPIX 5–08/18/2011

Commuters pack into a BART train. (Justin Sullivan/ Getty Images)

Computer Glitch Leaves BART Riders Stranded

BART is in the process of restoring service across its entire train system after it stopped running trains for several hours Monday night.

KPIX 5–08/08/2011

California Earthquake

Stanford Researchers Develop Citizen Quake-Monitoring Network

The world’s largest earthquake monitoring network is being established in the Bay Area.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/08/2011

Passengers wait in line at the United Airlines ticket counter at San Francisco International Airport. (CBS)

United Airlines Reroutes 100s Of SFO Travelers After Computer Glitch

United Airlines was working Saturday to rebook hundreds of passengers whose flights were cancelled Friday due to a downed computer system, an airport duty manager said.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/18/2011

Apple iPhone 4. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Apple Surpasses Hewlett-Packard As Largest Buyer Of Chips

Driven by the success of the iPhone and iPad, Cupertino-based Apple has become the world’s largest buyer of chips for computers and phones.

CBS San Francisco–06/08/2011

In this image provided by Joshua Kaufman, a man later identified as Muthanna Aldebashi is seen via a webcam on a laptop owned by Kaufman. Kaufman, of Oakland, said he retrieved the laptop Wednesday, June 1, 2011, a day after police arrested the 27-year-old man in the photographs. (AP/Joshua Kaufman)

Alameda Man Caught With Stolen Laptop Charged With Felony

A man who was caught with a stolen laptop computer that was tracked with security software was charged Thursday with felony possession of stolen property.

KPIX 5–06/02/2011

In this image provided by Joshua Kaufman, a man later identified as Muthanna Aldebashi is seen via a webcam on a laptop owned by Kaufman. Kaufman, of Oakland, said he retrieved the laptop Wednesday, June 1, 2011, a day after police arrested the 27-year-old man in the photographs. (AP/Joshua Kaufman)

Photos From Bay Area Man’s Stolen Laptop Lead To Arrest

The images began arriving in Joshua Kaufman’s inbox. Who was this stranger sitting with the Oakland man’s stolen laptop?

KPIX 5–06/01/2011

Intel

Intel’s ‘Revolutionary’ Transistor Design Promises Faster, Cheaper Computers

Intel Corp. said Wednesday that it has redesigned the electronic switches on its chips so that computers can keep getting cheaper and more powerful.

CBS San Francisco–05/04/2011

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Hewlett-Packard Lands $2.5 Billion NASA Contract

Hewlett-Packard has been awarded a multi-year contract worth up to $2.5 billion to provide technology services to NASA, according to the Palo Alto firm.

CBS San Francisco–04/28/2011

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