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Steven Jobs, chairman of the board of Apple Computer, leans on the new "Macintosh" personal comptuer following a shareholder's meeting Jan. 24, 1984 in Cupertino. (AP Photo)

Larry Magid: Apple’s Mac Turns 30

Apple’s Mac computer was introduced 30 years ago. Our tech analyst had the honor of reviewing that grand innovation back then, and reflects on how it still inspires technology today.

01/25/2014

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Larry Magid: Eliminating Patent Trolls

The House of Representatives was expected to vote next week on a bill dubbed “The Innovation Act”, a bipartisan piece of legislation designed to curtail abusive patent litigation by so-called patent trolls.

11/29/2013

Stock traders on Wall Street. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

S&P 500 Reaches New High, Led By Tech

Technology companies led the Standard & Poor’s 500 index to an all-time closing high Monday. Apple surged 3 percent, or $12.92, to $430.12.

04/29/2013

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Tech Report: Lost Data Cartridges Contain Personal Information Of Californians

KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid said two recent incidents have those in the security field concerned.

03/31/2012

Israeli President Shimon Peres speaks to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee on March 4th, 2012. (Chris Kleponis/Getty Images)

Israeli President Touts Tech In Final Day Of Bay Area Visit

Israeli President Shimon Peres touted the role of technology as an instrument for peace during a talk Wednesday at the annual Launch Conference in San Francisco.

03/07/2012

Israeli President Shimon Peres speaks to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee on March 4th, 2012. (Chris Kleponis/Getty Images)

Israeli President Tours Bay Area Tech Giants, Speaks In SF

Israeli President Shimon Peres continued his tour of the Bay Area on Tuesday. Peres visited Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park and spoke to a capacity crowd at a San Francisco synagogue.

03/06/2012

Downtown San Jose

IBM Report Suggests Cuts To San Jose Police, Fire, Parks & Rec Jobs

The analysis was called for by Mayor Chuck Reed to look into ways to save the city money.

02/04/2012

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IBM Pursues Chips That Behave Like Brains

IBM announced Thursday that it has built two prototype chips that it said processes data more like how humans digest information than the chips that now power PCs and supercomputers.

KPIX 5–08/18/2011

IBM 5150

Tech Watch: 30th Anniversary Of The PC

Thirty years ago tomorrow, IBM unveiled the personal computer that some say changed the world. It was the 5150 machine that made a big leap forward.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/11/2011