A new app from BART is supposed to be a discreet way to report crime on the transit system. But privacy advocates and the American Civil Liberties Union are sounding the alarm.
Next time you go to the beach, bacteria is a danger that could make you sick. San Francisco officials have released an app promising an early warning.
A Texas mother tired of her child not responding to her text messages has created an app that would allow parents to lock their kid’s phone if their calls are ignored.
With open house festivities behind them, the 49ers are making some last-minute alterations to their parking and traffic plans for Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara.
State Attorney General Kamala Harris and San Francisco officials unveiled a new smartphone app Monday that will allow law enforcement to access local, state and federal criminal databases and file reports from out in the field.
LinkedIn is rolling out a new feature for mobile devices that will make it even easier for job seekers to get in touch with their prospective employers. The app turns a LinkedIn profile into a resume.
Google has purchased online mapping service Waze for in a deal that keeps a potentially valuable tool away from its rivals while gaining technology that could improve the accuracy and usefulness of its own popular navigation system.
If you’ve ever wondered about the cleanliness of a particular food establishment in Contra Costa County you will soon have access to that information in the form of an app.
Restaurant reservations site OpenTable says it is buying Foodspotting, a mobile app for finding and sharing photos of food, for about $10 million to help it personalize its service.
Internet radio company Pandora is adding more functionality to its mobile apps as the race to grab a larger share of mobile advertising dollars heats up.