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LONDON - JULY 27:  A woman looks at a casino website on July 27, 2004 in London. Internet gambling websites should introduce age-verification checks to prevent children from betting online, NCH (a children's charity) urged on Tuesday. The call by NCH came after it found that a 16-year-old girl was able to register with 30 gambling sites after lying about her age.  (Photo iillustration by Graeme Robertson/Getty Images).

California Supreme Court Rules Online ‘Sweepstakes’ Gambling Illegal

While most of the legal attention is focused in on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to legalize same-sex marriage in all 50 states, the State Supreme Court has ruled that online “sweepstakes” gambling is illegal in California.

06/26/2015

Facebook Acknowledges Photo Privacy Bug; Issues Immediate Fix

FCC Looking To Close Digital Divide: 21 Percent Of Californians Either Have No Internet Or Still Use Dial Up

California is slowly closing the digital divide, but a new survey shows millions of Californians still rely on dial-up Internet service or aren’t online at all. The federal government is looking to change that.

06/16/2015

Ross William Ulbricht of San Francisco during an interview on YouTube. Ulbricht is accused of running the Silk Road, a black market website where people bought and sold illegal drugs and services. (YouTube / CBS)

Mastermind Behind Silk Road Online Drug-Selling Site Sentenced To Life In Prison

Ross Ulbricht, who created the online drug-selling site Silk Road, has been sentenced to life in prison. He was arrested in San Francisco in 2013.

05/29/2015

Stand Up claims to let ladies pee with dignity. (www.the-stand-up.com)

Stanford Grad’s Invention Allows Women To Pee While Standing, Avoid Messy Toilets

A recent Stanford grad has come up with a product for women that lets them pee standing up to avoid uncomfortable messes that often accompany public toilets.

05/11/2015

Women breastfeed their babies at the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington on February 12, 2011.(Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images)

Breast Milk Sold Online Can Be Tainted With Cow’s Milk, Study Shows

The Internet is a resource for just about anything including a place to purchase human breast milk. A new study shows some of the milk sold online can contain cow’s milk and previous studies have shown high-levels of potentially dangerous bacteria.

04/06/2015

SEATTLE, WA - JUNE 18: Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos presents the company's first smartphone, the Fire Phone, on June 18, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. The much-anticipated device is available for pre-order today and is available exclusively with AT&T service.

Larry Magid Tech Report: Amazon’s Dash Offers Ordering at the Push of a Button

Amazon has been offering one-click ordering online for almost two decades, but they’re taking that idea into the real world with the Dash button, offered to their Prime account customers, that allows convenient restocking of everyday items.

04/01/2015

SEATTLE, WA - JUNE 18: Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos presents the company's first smartphone, the Fire Phone, on June 18, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. The much-anticipated device is available for pre-order today and is available exclusively with AT&T service.

Amazon Jumping Into Services With Music Lessons, TV Installation And More

About 85 million Amazon shopper buy products like TV’s and home audio systems that require installation that can’t be sent in the mail. Now the internet giants want to provide it.

04/01/2015

Members of the media preview the new iPad during an Apple product launch event at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on March 7, 2012 in San Francisco, California. In the first product release following the death of Steve Jobs, Apple Inc. introduced the third version of the iPad and an updated Apple TV.  (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Apple Rumored To Be Plotting Fall Launch Of Subscription TV Service

The maker of iPhones, iPads and Macs may soon help you get rid of a device, your satellite dish.

03/17/2015

A sign is posted outside of the Twitter headquarters on July 29, 2014 in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Twitter Updates Rules In An Effort To Crack Down On Revenge Porn, Nude Photos

The social networking service has altered both its rules and abusive behavior policy, prohibiting the posting of revenge porn.

03/12/2015

Fremont Police released an image of a suspect in the beating and robbery of a man. (Courtesy: Fremont Police)

Fremont Man Drugged, Beaten & Robbed After Hiring Prostitute From Website

A­­­ Fremont man was robbed and beaten after picking up a prostitute through a website earlier this month.

02/17/2015

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