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Apple Blocks Java On Macs Due To Vulnerabilities

Some Mac users were taken by surprise Thursday as their computers stopped running programs written using the Java programming language after Apple blocked Java due to security problems.

01/31/2013

Golden Gate Bridge

Phil Matier: Electronic Tolling Could Be Future Of California Bridges

KCBS, CBS 5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier said transportation officials throughout the Bay Area will be closely monitoring the new electronic tolling system.

09/19/2012

New iPads are stacked on a counter at an Apple store in central London on March 16, 2012, on the first day of its release. (Carl Court/AFP/Getty Images)

Thousands Worth Of Electronics Stolen From Lawrence Hall Of Science

University of California, Berkley police logs reveal that 29 iPads were reported stolen from the Lawrence Hall of Science over a two month period earlier this summer.

08/29/2012

Steve Jobs (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Police Say Palo Alto Burglar Made Off With Steve Jobs’ Wallet

The burglar who broke into Steve Jobs’ house made off with the Apple Inc. co-founder’s wallet with a dollar inside and his driver’s license in addition to Apple gadgets and jewelry, according to a police report released Tuesday.

08/15/2012

A sign at a California Department of Motor Vehicles office. (Robyn Beck/Getty Images)

Systems Restored After Statewide DMV Computer Crash

The California Department of Motor Vehicles was one of several state departments whose computer systems went down Tuesday morning limiting the services available to California motorists.

08/14/2012

Steve Jobs

Late Apple Founder Steve Jobs’ Palo Alto Home Robbed

More than $60,000 worth of computers and personal items has been stolen from the Palo Alto home of the late Steve Jobs.

08/14/2012

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Apple’s Phantom Taxes Hide Billions In Profit

On Tuesday, Apple is set to report financial results for the second quarter. Analysts are expecting net income of $9.8 billion. But whatever figure Apple reports won’t reflect its true profit, because the company hides some of it with an unusual tax maneuver.

07/23/2012

Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Microsoft Opens Sunnyvale Office

Sunnyvale Mayor Tony Spitaleri joined Microsoft Corp. officials Monday to inaugurate the company’s new Sunnyvale offices in Moffett Towers.

07/09/2012

Apple Senior Vice President of Worldwide product marketing Phil Schiller announces the new MacBook Pro during the keynote address during the Apple 2012 World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) at Moscone West on June 11, 2012 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Apple Unveils Laptops, iOS 6 Software At San Francisco Conference

Apple is kicking an important Google application off its iPhone and buddying up with Facebook rather than Google’s social network, as it distances itself from a bitter rival in the phone arena.

06/11/2012

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30 Laptops Stolen From Napa Elementary School, Reward Offered

The Napa Valley Unified School District is offering a $1,000 reward for information about the theft of 30 laptop computers from the Alta Heights Elementary School over the weekend.

05/30/2012

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