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Cupertino First West Coast City To Get Super-Fast Broadband Service ‘GigaPower’

Cupertino will become the first city west of the Rockies to get AT&T’s super-fast broadband Internet service.

08/20/2014

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Larry Magid: Verizon Plans To Bring Cable TV To Mobile Devices

Why cut the cord when you can take it with you? That’s the idea behind Verizon’s new plan, which will let its customers stream cable TV straight to their smartphones.

08/13/2014

Actress Zelda Williams and her father actor Robin Williams arrive at the premiere of Magnolia Pictures' 'World's Greatest Dad' at The Landmark Theater on August 13, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Robin Williams’ Daughter Quits Social Media After Being Harassed By Online ‘Trolls’

Zelda Williams said she received photoshopped and altered images of her late father, so she is staying off her Twitter and Instagram accounts for the time being.

08/13/2014

Netstop Internet cafe in San Francisco's Excelsior District. (CBS)

San Francisco Supervisor Losing Patience With Excelsior’s Internet Gambling Cafes

Supervisor John Avalos wants to know what’s going on with City Business Center on Mission Street in the Excelsior, which was told to close down in April because it allowed internet gambling on its computers.

08/08/2014

Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman (center) and other Yelp executives applaud after ringing the opening bell on the New York Stock Exchange, March 2, 2012. (CBS)

Yelp CEO Reviews His Own Site On 10th Anniversary, Weighs In On Rising San Francisco Rents

CEO Jeremy Stoppelman didn’t seem disturbed as he sat down to discuss Yelp’s evolution in the 10 years since he began working on a way for people to share recommendations about local merchants with Russ Simmons, a fellow engineer he met while working at PayPal.

08/07/2014

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Russian Hackers Steal 1.2 Billion Internet Passwords

Russian hackers have stolen 1.2 billion user names and passwords in a series of Internet heists affecting 420,000 websites, according to a report published Tuesday.

08/06/2014

A man pushes shopping carts outside of a Walmart store. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Demise Of Big Box Stores Predicted With Rise Of Internet Sales

Big box stores like Walmart and Target may have to reinvent their business model or end up on the dustbin of history, according to a major investment firm.

07/30/2014

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New Metadata Map Pinpoints Your Cat’s Exact Location

If you love posting photos of your cat to social media then chances are your feline friend is on this new megamap.

07/29/2014

Facebook Acknowledges Photo Privacy Bug; Issues Immediate Fix

Larry Magid: San Francisco’s Electronic Frontier Foundation Launches Plug-In To See If You’re Being Tracked Online

San Francisco’s Electronic Frontier Foundation has launched a new plug-in that tells people whether they’re being tracked while online. You can install the program on either Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome, which are two of the more popular browsers.

07/21/2014

The Facebook website is displayed on a laptop computer. (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Facebook Tests ‘Buy’ Button To Help Businesses Boost Sales

Facebook is testing a “Buy” button in its latest effort to help businesses boost their sales through the world’s biggest online social network.

07/17/2014

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