Electronics

A contact lens with embedded circuitry designed to monitor glucose levels of diabetes patients. (Google)

Google Teams Up With Swiss Firm To Develop Smart Contact Lens For Diabetics, Visually Impaired

Google takes a giant step forward in bringing its smart contact lens technology to the masses by partnering with a Swiss pharmaceutical company that plans to use the lens to improve vision and monitor health conditions.

07/15/2014

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Larry Magid: TSA Wants You To Charge Electronics Before You Board

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is following up on reports that terrorists may try to target planes by turning cell phones into undetectable bombs.

07/07/2014

An electronics recycler has abandoned glass from old TV sets and computer monitors at a warehouse in Yuma, Arizona. (CBS)

California’s E-Waste Ending Up In Toxic Mountain Of Junk In Arizona

California has the strictest e-waste laws in the nation, but a KPIX5 investigation discovered the strict laws have led to dumping our electronic junk in someone else’s back yard, causing serious damage.

06/12/2014

Apple Challenge To Conventional Computer Design

Larry Magid: Earth Day Tech Tips

To mark this year’s Earth Day we’ve compiled a list of what tech users should be concerned about when it comes to the environment.

04/22/2014

Mining

California Gold Rush-Era Discards Could Be New-Tech Bonanza

There’s a rush in the U.S. to find key components of cellphones, televisions, and other electronic devices, and old mine tailings piles scattered around the West just might be the answer.

07/21/2013

Gold Jewelry

Gold Prices Driving Factor Behind Rise In Palo Alto Home Burglaries

Palo Alto saw a significant increase in home burglaries last year, police said, driven largely by the allure of gold.

01/24/2013

Victor Gamboa, Henry Gamboa, Ana Bustillos

San Francisco Police Searching For Victims Of Massive Theft Ring

San Francisco Police are reaching out to hundreds of victims who had their items stolen from a massive theft ring. Meanwhile, investigators are releasing new details about the bust.

12/05/2012

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CHP Officer Pleads Not Guilty To Stealing From Vacaville Store

A California Highway Patrol officer pleaded not guilty Tuesday in Solano County Superior Court to stealing electronics from a Vacaville Target store earlier this month.

CBS San Francisco–05/31/2011

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Vacaville CHP Officer Arrested, Accused Of Target Store Burglaries

A California Highway Patrol officer has been arrested on suspicion of stealing an Xbox gaming system and other electronic merchandise from a Target store inVacaville, police Sgt. Jeff King said.

CBS San Francisco–05/11/2011

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Arrest In East Bay Hotel Room Burglaries

Alameda and Emeryville police worked together to locate and arrest a burglary suspect with an affinity for electronics left in hotel rooms.

CBS San Francisco–12/04/2010

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