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A woman wearing oversized sunglasses lettered with the words "stop spying" listens to speakers during the Stop Watching Us Rally protesting surveillance by the U.S. National Security Agency, on October 26, 2013, in front of the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C.  (Photo by Allison Shelley/Getty Images)

Electronic Frontier Foundation Explains Changes As Portions Of Patriot Act Expire And USA Freedom Act Signed

This month’s expiration of portions of the Patriot Act have been counterbalanced by the signing of the USA Freedom Act by President Obama. Electronic Frontier Foundation attorney Lee Tien explains what this all means in our KCBS In Depth segment.

06/09/2015

An Xfinity home router interface. (CBS)

Comcast Offering $5 Refund For Customers Hit By West Coast Xfinity Outage

Comcast is trying to make things up to customers who lost internet service for hours earlier this week.

06/05/2015

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Yahoo Scores Streaming Touchdown With Deal To Air NFL’s London Game

The Sunnyvale firm will livestream the Buffalo Bills-Jacksonville Jaguars game on October 25th free to users worldwide, making money on the advertising.

06/03/2015

Tom Rutledge, president and chief executive officer of Charter Communications, speaks at INTX: The Internet & Television Expo in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., on Wednesday, May 6, 2015. (Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Cable Company Charter Buys Time Warner Cable For $55.3B

Charter Communications is buying Time Warner Cable for $55.33 billion, creating another U.S. TV and Internet giant.

05/26/2015

A screenshot of the YouTube Kids app download page. (CBS)

Google Taking More Heat From Consumer Groups Over YouTube Kids App

Google is taking more heat from consumer groups over its new YouTube Kids’ app who claim the content intended for toddlers is full of disturbing videos meant for mature audiences.

05/19/2015

Data Center

U.S. Running Out Of Internet Addresses; Costly Upgrade Await Companies Which Need More

If you need a new Internet protocol address for your organization, you may want to hop on it. The group responsible for handing out those addresses says they are running out according to the Wall Street Journal.

05/13/2015

Email (Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

New Email App Helps Sender ‘Communicate With Anybody’ By Pulling Info From Internet

A new app that pulls information off the internet to improve the average email has even the creator calling the new technology “creepy.”

05/12/2015

An Xfinity home router interface. (CBS)

Internet Users Unknowingly Connect To Xfinity Public Wi-Fi, Become Vulnerable To Hackers

KPIX 5 ConsumerWatch reporter Julie Watts discovered that Xfinity public WiFi may automatically connect you to its public network without your knowledge, even at home.

05/11/2015

Shadow WiFi (Happiness Anywhere)

WiFi-Emitting Wall Coming To Block Out Sun On San Francisco Beach

Should the unthinkable happen on a San Francisco beach – a sunny, warm day – you may soon have a place to hide from that unfamiliar heat-emitting orb in the sky.

05/08/2015

A Southern California great-grandfather received an AT&T bill for $24,298. (CBS LA)

84-Year-Old Slammed With $24,000 AT&T Bill For Dial-Up Internet

A Southern California man has made international headlines for a shockingly high bill he received from a phone company.

04/30/2015

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