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App Offers Traffic Navigation From Celebrity Voices

If you’ve ever wished your GPS had a sense of humor, Palo Alto company Waze and comedian Kevin Hart has a solution…

11/26/2013

A child adjusts a flag on a grave at the San Francisco National Cemetery in the Presidio. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

GPS Technology Guiding Presidio Cemetery Facelift

The Presidio Cemetery is the resting place for 30,000 Americans veterans and their families. Keeping the hallowed ground looking perfect has been anything but restful – but that is changing.

11/08/2013

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Sacramento Area School Buses To Use GPS Devices To Track Kids

School buses in two Sacramento area districts are going high-tech.

10/07/2013

A passenger looks for his luggage on a baggage carousel at terminal at San Francisco International Airport . (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SFO Baggage Handler Accused Of Stealing From Luggage

A San Francisco International Airport baggage handler accused of stealing dozens of items from airline passengers’ checked bags appeared in a Redwood City courtroom on Wednesday, prosecutors said.

05/23/2013

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Court Rules Using Cell Phone For GPS Violates Hands-Free Driving Laws

A fresh court ruling in California states that using a phone solely for navigation is a violation of hands-free laws.

04/09/2013

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Tech Report: Navigation On Cellphones May Violate Calif. Hands-Free Law

Our technology analyst takes a look at a recent decision by a Fresno court that prevents use of hand-held navigation devices while driving.

04/09/2013

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Tech Report: New App Tracks Kids Without Them Knowing

A company called If You Can has launched a new app to help parents monitor the whereabouts of their children using GPS and other location systems.

03/29/2013

Evidence of copper theft. (File - CBS)

Vallejo Using Tech Tricks To Bring An End To Copper Thefts

Security experts confirmed that technology now exists to embed a tracking chip into the wire which will alert authorities if the wire is cut and allow police to track its movements.

03/18/2013

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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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