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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 | CBS San Francisco–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 | CBS San Francisco–06/01/2011

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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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iPhone, iPad Tracking User Movements

Privacy watchdogs are demanding answers from Apple about why iPhones and iPads are collecting location data about their users.

CBS San Francisco–04/21/2011

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Phil Matier: San Francisco Worried About Computer Crash In An Emergency

The head of San Francisco’s Division of Emergency Services is asking for a full report on an incident last New Year’s Eve during which the department’s computer crashed as a North Beach apartment building burned, leaving 48 people homeless.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/20/2011

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Tablet Allure Still Hurting PC Sales

Last year, the popularity of Apple Inc.’s iPad hurt PC sales. That trend is continuing, as new data from two market research firms indicate PC shipments declined in the first three months of 2011.

CBS San Francisco–04/13/2011

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Intel Moves Into Tablet Computer Market

Intel Corp. has launched a new chip for tablet computers, as the world’s most powerful semiconductor company aims to elbow its way into the market for mobile chips.

CBS San Francisco–04/11/2011

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Tech Watch: Can Anyone Compete With The iPad?

Apple still remains king of the hill when it comes to tablets. Sales figures show that Motorola Mobility has sold 100,000 Xoom’s, which was one of the first serious challengers to the iPad. In comparison, Apple sold 300,000 iPad’s on its day of release.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/07/2011

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