Major Cyber Attacks Disrupt Internet Traffic In US Homeland Security officials were investigating a series of Friday cyber attacks that have caused a wave of disruption of service to San Francisco-based internet giants Twitter, Pinterest and Airbnb among other digital companies.
Amtrak Bans Galaxy Note 7 Phone From Trains And StationsAmtrak has issued a warning over social media that use of the Samsung Galaxy 7 Note phone is not permitted on trains, buses, stations and platforms.
Judge Questions Life Sentence For Silk Road FounderA Manhattan federal appeals panel Thursday questioned whether the life prison term given to the San Francisco founder of the drug-selling website Silk Road was too harsh.
Facebook Launches Ebay Like Online MarketplaceFacebook says some 450 million people use its site — mainly the "Groups" feature — to buy and sell stuff locally so it's launching a marketplace feature.
Court: Yelp Not Liable For Negative Rating 'Stars' On SiteFederal appeals court rules that Yelp's star rating system does not make it liable for negative reviews posted on the site because it relies on reviews of businesses from users.
Police Investigate Firebombing At Google HeadquartersAn incendiary device ignited a fire late Thursday night at the offices of digital giant Google, damaging a Google Earth demo car and leaving a large singe mark on one of the buildings.
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.