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A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

SJPD Chief Attends Broadband Safety Bill Signing In Washington

San Jose Police Chief Chris Moore will stand behind President Obama at the White House Tuesday for the signing of a significant public safety communications law.

02/21/2012

Apple chief executive Steve Jobs unveils the iPhone at the Macworld Conference in January, 2007 in San Francisco. (Photo credit: TONY AVELAR/AFP/Getty Images)

FBI Background Check Of Steve Jobs Released

Turns out that the FBI did a background check on Steve Jobs in 1991, when he was considered for an appointment on George H. W. Bush’s President’s Export Council.

02/09/2012

(CBS)

Tech Report: Internet Users Remain Skeptical About Online Info

While more and more people are turning to the Internet to find information, they are also more skeptical about what they’re finding.

12/14/2011

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook Settles With FTC Over Privacy Deception Charges

The FTC had charged that the social network told people they could keep the information they share private, then allowed it to be made public.

11/29/2011

computer code keyboard

Stanford Medical Records Appear Online In Information Breach

The names and medical information of some patients seen at Stanford Hospital and Clinics were posted to a website by an outside vendor’s sub-contractor, a hospital spokesman said Thursday.

09/08/2011

Federal Employee Charged With Hacking Celebrities Info

Federal Employee Charged With Hacking Celebrities Info

A U.S. State Department employee faces charges that he looked up the passport applications of more than 100 celebrities in the government records system…

CBS San Francisco–07/21/2011

Yahoo Website

Yahoo To Extend Time It Keeps User Data

Yahoo plans to extend the amount of time it retains user search records to 18 months from 90 days. The company said it will consider keeping other types of information about its users for longer durations, too.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/18/2011

Pandora logo, online music, internet radio

Pandora Subpoenaed In Information-Sharing Probe

Online radio service Pandora has received a subpoena from a federal grand jury investigating whether popular smartphone applications share information about their users with advertisers and other third parties.

CBS San Francisco–04/04/2011

Southbay Officer Allegedly Gave Info To Gang To Settle Debt

A Santa Clara police officer is facing federal criminal charges for allegedly passing on confidential information to a Hells Angels member to settle a debt.

CBS San Francisco–12/27/2010

A sign is displayed outside of the Google headquarters in Mountain View. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

US Regulators Scold Google For Taking E-Mails

The Federal Trade Commission is scolding Google Inc. without punishing the Internet search leader for collecting e-mails, passwords and other personal information transmitted over unsecured wireless networks.

CBS San Francisco–10/27/2010

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