FCC Looking To Close Digital Divide: 21 Percent Of Californians Either Have No Internet Or Still Use Dial UpCalifornia is slowly closing the digital divide, but a new survey shows millions of Californians still rely on dial-up Internet service or aren’t online at all. The federal government is looking to change that.
Electronic Frontier Foundation Explains Changes As Portions Of Patriot Act Expire And USA Freedom Act SignedThis month’s expiration of portions of the Patriot Act have been counterbalanced by the signing of the USA Freedom Act by President Obama. Electronic Frontier Foundation attorney Lee Tien explains what this all means in our KCBS In Depth segment.
Facebook Stock Expected To Keep Soaring On Ad Revenue GrowthWall Street analysts becoming big believers in Facebook's future revenue potential
Protecting Lost Pets Sometimes Means Tracking Them With Your Phone AppMost pet owners would agree that one of the worst possible nightmares is losing your animal. According to the SF SPCA, about 10 million pets are lost in the United States every year.
Paying Customers Allowed To Watch NBC Live Online In 10 Markets; San Francisco IncludedTelevision viewers in 10 U.S. markets are now able to watch their local NBC stations live on computers and mobile devices-- if you're a paying customer of a TV provider.
New Jeans Made In Bay Area Firm Designed To Thwart High-Tech ThievesSecurity company Norton has teamed up with Betabrand to create jeans with special pockets meant to protect credit cards, passports and key fobs from digital pick-pocketing.
Bay Area Security Firm Hires 'White Hat Hackers' To Find Vulnerabilities In Digital SystemsCyber-crime is big business in the digital age, so a Bay Area security firm has hired a sophisticated group of hackers to break into computer systems.
New Laws May Grant Family Access To Deceased Person's Digital InformationOne Virginia man tried to access his son's Facebook account for answers after his son committed suicide, but he was locked out of Facebook, which cited privacy laws. Now he's fighting to change that nationwide.
Larry Magid: Google Acquires Mood-Based Streaming Music Service, Songza Google is acquiring a mood-based digital streaming music service called Songza, the company announced Tuesday.
McDonald's Opens Up Mid-Market San Francisco Office To Lure Tech-Savvy TalentMcDonald’s is opening up a new location along San Francisco's Market Street, but not to take your order. Instead, the fast food chain will use the space to recruit the best talent to boost its digital presence.
FCC To Investigate Comcast And Verizon’s Netflix Streaming Delivery The FCC announced Friday it will investigate the routes that Netflix and other popular data or streaming services are transmitted through by Comcast and Verizon after accusations that the provider is slowing down traffic.
Albany Residents Seeing Red Over Proposed Digital Billboard That Could Block ViewsSome East Bay residents are seeing red over digital billboards that they don’t want in their neighborhood.