An 11-judge panel of a federal appeals court heard arguments in San Francisco Monday afternoon on a challenge to a California law that requires police to collect DNA from all felony suspects.
A rapidly growing network of police cameras is capturing, storing and sharing data on license plates, making it possible to stitch together people’s movements whether they are stuck in a commute, making tracks to the beach or up to no good.
If you’ve ever Googled yourself, you probably know a lot of your personal information, like your age, address, and home value are now very public. But, opting out of data brokers websites isn’t always an option.
The government is launching an online database of complaints about credit cards. The public can see what types of complaints people have filed against any bank that issues credit cards.
Smartphone thieves could soon be stopped in their digital tracks with a new database that will allow service providers to block service to stolen phones.
Sirum, run by volunteers and Stanford University Students, created an online system that allows health facilities to donate unused medication to county operated pharmacies.
If you own a car, chances are police know where you’ve been lately – thanks to a Bay Area company that is keeping them in the loop.
Officials in Santa Clara County are using technology to help create a database on the homeless, in an effort to see the services needed for people living on the street.
Efforts are underway in San Francisco to create a database of those who have abused animals. The idea will be presented to the Animal Care and Control commission Thursday.
The San Francisco Police Department wants nightclubs that serve more than 100 patrons to install high-tech ID scanners and cameras in order to log who comes and goes from their establishments into a database.