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Traveler (credit: Stephen Morton/Getty Images)

Tips On Packing Lightly For Vacation

For the first-time traveler hoping to avoid baggage fees to the experienced globetrotter, the following 10 tips will help teach you how to pack more efficiently and maybe even more safely.


Brandon Simon, and Travis Calhoun were arrested for burglary near the former Facebook headquarters in Palo Alto.  (City of Palo Alto)

49 Laptops Stolen From Facebook’s Old Headquarters; Guard Arrested

An off-duty Facebook security guard and another man were arrested for stealing 49 laptop computers at the company’s former California headquarters.


Airplane passengers use laptops in-flight. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Tech Watch: Reconsidering In-Flight Ban On Electronic Devices

The Federal Aviation Administration has announced it will reconsider the current regulations that ban the use of electronic devices during takeoff, landing or sometimes the entire flight.



30 Laptops Stolen From Napa Elementary School, Reward Offered

The Napa Valley Unified School District is offering a $1,000 reward for information about the theft of 30 laptop computers from the Alta Heights Elementary School over the weekend.


MacBook Pro @ MacWorld

Tech Report: Does HP Have MacBook Air Envy?

Hewlett Packard’s Envy Spectre XT Ultrabook looks an awful lot like Apple’s MacBook Air, but the question is will consumers be swayed from purchasing the industry standard?



Janitor At South San Francisco Biotech Firm Arrested For Laptop Thefts

A janitor on contract at a South San Francisco biotechnology company has been arrested on suspicion of stealing dozens of laptop computers from his workplace earlier this month, South San Francisco police said Wednesday.


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Stolen Laptops From Palo Alto School Recovered; 2 Arrested

Laptops stolen from a Palo Alto high school about two weeks ago were recovered by police Wednesday while serving a search warrant in East Palo Alto, police said.

CBS San Francisco–08/04/2011

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Laptops Stolen From Mill Valley Elementary School

Dozens of laptop computers were stolen from a Mill Valley elementary school this week, according to police.

CBS San Francisco–07/22/2011


Microsoft Tech Grant To Benefit Minority Students In San Francisco

The goal of giving away the potentially life-changing computer gear – via the Bridge to Success summer program – is to push minority 12th graders onto a path toward higher education.



Google OS Laptops To Debut In June

The first laptops running on a Google-designed software system will go on sale in the U.S. and six other countries June 15.

CBS San Francisco–05/11/2011