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Secret Service Creating Sarcasm Detection Tool For Monitoring Social Media Networks

The U.S. Secret Service wants to invest in software that can help them monitor and detect sarcasm on social media networks.

06/06/2014

Chopper 5 image of boat ashore at Pescadero State Beach which authorities said contained "a large amount" of marijuana. (CBS)

1,000 Pounds Of Pot Found On Boat At Pescadero State Beach Prompts Federal Investigation

More than 1,000 pounds of marijuana were recovered from a boat that investigators suspect was abandoned on Pescadero State Beach Monday morning after being used to bring the drugs from Mexico, a U.S. Department of Homeland Security spokesman said.

05/12/2014

Oakland Police Department patrol car. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oakland Police Raid Nets Stolen Guns, 11 Arrests

Officers arrested 11 suspects and seized numerous firearms in Oakland earlier this month, according to the California Highway Patrol.

02/16/2014

Diana Hicks, Keyboard

Larry Magid: Tech Analyst To Host Safer Internet Day Event

Our technology analyst is hosting a Safer Internet Day event in Washington D.C. that will include executives from Google, Facebook and Tumblr executives as guest speakers.

02/11/2014

Emergency Landing

Flight From SFO Makes Emergency Landing In Kansas City

Flight 24 was headed from San Francisco International Airport to John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City.

01/05/2014

University Of California Board Votes On Napolitano Becoming President

Protesters Seek New UC President’s Ouster Over Immigration Stand

University of California President Janet Napolitano’s first regents’ meeting as head of the system drew about 100 protesters in San Francisco on Tuesday, demanding she be removed from the post.

11/12/2013

Department of Homeland Security secretary and University of California president designate Janet Napolitano (C) speaks during a news conference following the University of California Board of Regents meeting on July 18, 2013 in San Francisco, California. The University of California's Board of Regents voted today to confirm Janet Napolitano to be the next president of the UC system.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Napolitano Takes Over As President Of University Of California

Former Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano is starting her new job as president of the University of California Monday in a low-profile fashion, a university spokesman said.

09/30/2013

Police Sirens

Danville Joins Network Linking East Bay First Responders

Emergency responders in Danville can now communicate nearly instantaneously with more than 40 other public agencies throughout the Bay Area during emergencies.

04/30/2013

A 49er fan waves a flag in the game between the New York Giants and the San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park on October 14, 2012 in San Francisco. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Sweep For Counterfeit 49ers Gear Comes Up Empty

You could say that the bust was a bust. Federal agents descended on a sidewalk vendor hawking 49ers Super Bowl merchandise in San Francisco on Monday. Agents suspected the hats, shirts and sweatshirts were counterfeit merchandise.

01/29/2013

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US Government Tells Computer Users To Disable Oracle’s Java

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is advising people to temporarily disable the Java software on their computers to avoid potential hacking attacks.

01/11/2013

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