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BART Spending Millions On Security Measures, Improving WiFi Service

Bay Area Rapid Transit will soon begin major upgrades to its police communications center and computer systems so that central command can respond more rapidly to crimes and disturbances, transit officials said.

01/25/2013

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iPad GPS Snares San Jose Parolee, Stolen Electronics

A GPS tracker in an Apple iPad has led police to a San Jose parolee with a booty of stolen electronics in his home.

01/17/2013

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Best Ways To Save During The Holiday Sales Rush

The race is on to be first in line for this year’s best deals on holiday gifts: Black Friday is almost here. Every year, the stores open earlier in the wee hours of the morning, some even open at midnight after Thanksgiving Day, while other stores start the Black Friday sales on Turkey Day itself. If you’re going to get up that early (on a day off, no less), it is important to be prepared.

11/13/2012

Caltrain, San Francisco station

Caltrain Receives First Chunk Of CA High Speed Rail Bond Money

Caltrain has received its first big chunk of high-speed rail bond money, which will be used to electrify and modernize the system.

09/27/2012

A Boeing Chinook CH-47 helicopter. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Steven R. Doty)

National Guard Helicopter, Trailer Vandalized At Ukiah Airport

An Army National Guard Chinook helicopter was vandalized while parked at the Ukiah airport Sunday night.

09/11/2012

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Bay Area Drivers Could Be Tracked By GPS, Taxed Per Mile Driven

Bay Area drivers could one day be tracked using a GPS-like device in their cars and taxed per miles driven – a scenario which is part of a proposed long-range study aimed at finding ways to reduce traffic and pollution, while also raising revenues.

07/18/2012

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Tech Report: Google Maps Gets Upgrade As Apple Map Rumors Swirl

Google has announced some upgrades to its popular digital mapping service at a press event in San Francisco on Wednesday. But rumors are swirling that Apple may be dropping Google Maps from the iPhone.

06/07/2012

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San Francisco Muni Considering App To Track Problems On System

The Smart Muni app was developed specifically for the Apple iPad – it would allow Muni managers to track buses through GPS technology, making it easier to identify delays. Sounds promising, but the transit agency is still considering its high tech options.

04/23/2012

Travelers At SFO

GPS Technology Could Ease Future Weather Delays At SFO

Bad weather delays could be a thing of the past with new air traffic control software which is more accurate in tracking planes.

03/14/2012

The U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Ruling On GPS Tracking To Impact Bay Area Cases

The ruling is expected to influence a South Bay college student’s lawsuit against the FBI and Yusuf Bey IV’s appeal of his conviction in the murder of Oakland journalist Chauncey Bailey.

01/23/2012

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