US, UK Bar Most Electronic Carry-Ons From Mideast, North Africa FlightsThe U.S. and British governments, citing unspecified threats, are barring passengers on some international flights from mostly Middle Eastern and North African countries from bringing laptops, tablets, electronic games and other devices on board in carry-on bags.
SF Post Office Struggles Without Electronics As Tax Return Crush Swamps Lone ClerkHow would you do your job if every modern technlogy you rely on was taken away? No computer, no cash register, no Internet? That was the scene this morning at the Gateway Station Post Office at One Embarcadero Center, as a line of customers, many with tax returns to file, grew longer and longer.
Electronic Shop Owners Banding Together Over Rash Of Smash-And-Grab BurglariesBurglars shattered a store front window, making off with expensive equipment Wednesday morning in the city's latest smash-and-grab at an electronics store.
Car Slams Into SF Electronic Store, Steals $30K Worth Of EquipmentBurglars left a San Francisco electronic's store in shambles and made off with thousands of dollars worth of equipment.
Larry Magid: The Bluetooth Enabled Pacifier And A High-Tech Baby Bottle, Yes These Are Real CES ProductsThis year's CES in Vegas saw gadgets like a smartphone-controlled barbecue and even Bluetooth-enabled baby pacifiers. Larry Magid says as silly as some of them sound, their price tags are serious.
Google Teams Up With Swiss Firm To Develop Smart Contact Lens For Diabetics, Visually ImpairedGoogle 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.
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.
California's E-Waste Ending Up In Toxic Mountain Of Junk In ArizonaCalifornia 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.
Larry Magid: Earth Day Tech TipsTo 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.
California Gold Rush-Era Discards Could Be New-Tech BonanzaThere'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.
Gold Prices Driving Factor Behind Rise In Palo Alto Home BurglariesPalo Alto saw a significant increase in home burglaries last year, police said, driven largely by the allure of gold.
San Francisco Police Searching For Victims Of Massive Theft RingSan 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.