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Terror Investigators Probe Former SFSU Student Over Online Posts Threatening Violence

A former San Francisco State University student is being investigated by anti-terrorism officials and the FBI after he allegedly wrote online posts that included serious threats of violence.

02/21/2014

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Google Acquiring Israeli Startup That Uses Sound-Based Password Technology

Google is buying an Israeli start-up company that uses sound-based technology, in hopes of doing away with online passwords as we know them.

02/17/2014

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Detective Reveals What Child Molesters Look For In Social Media Profiles

Mountain View police say the arrest of a former San Francisco high school teacher earlier this month revealed just how effective an online profile can be at driving a child predator straight into the hands of police.

02/17/2014

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Larry Magid: White House Developing Anti-Hacker Standards

Our technology analyst says the White House has developed standards it hopes will help key industries protect themselves from hackers.

02/13/2014

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Redwood City Police Using Pinterest To Get Stolen Property Back To Theft Victims

The Redwood City Police Department is using social media to match theft victims with their stolen property.

02/11/2014

A view of and Apple iPhone displaying the Facebook app's splash screen May 10, 2012 in Washington, DC. Social-networking giant Facebook will go public on the NASDAQ May 18 with its initial public offering, trading under the symbol FB, in an effort to raise $10.6 billion. (Brenden Smialowski/AFP/GettyImages)

Survey Shows More Than Half Of Kids Lie About Age To Join Facebook, Twitter

Age limits on Facebook and other social sites aren’t working to keep young children off away from the internet properties, according to a newly released survey.

02/06/2014

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Calculator Estimates How Much Time Have You Wasted On Facebook

Facebook is getting ready to celebrate 10 years since Mark Zuckerberg famously launched the social giant in his Harvard dorm room. Over that decade,1.1 billion users have connected with friends through the Menlo Park-based site. How much –arguably wasted – time does that add up to for a regular user?

01/31/2014

Neil Gupta (left) with fellow TeenMesh volunteer Armaan Sengupta. (CBS)

Teenager Earns Jefferson Award With Worldwide Homework Help Program

High school students around the world are getting homework help from honor students here in the Bay Area thanks to a program created by an East Bay teenager. He’s this week’s Jefferson Award winner.

01/15/2014

Web site image of San Francisco-based Craigslist.

Bay Area Startup Plans To Offer Security Guard For Craigslist Deals

A San Leandro entrepreneur is hoping to turn a profit by taking some of the risk out of transactions set up through Craigslist.

01/08/2014

KPIX 5's Christin Ayers is shown a sweepstakes game at an internet cafe. A customer buys internet time to use and in exchange they are rewarded with a chance to win cash. (CBS)

Lawmaker Pushing To Ban California Internet Gambling Cafes

They look suspiciously like illegal casinos: Computer cafes where you can take your chances on winning cash. Now, one lawmaker is cracking down, proposing a ban that could wipe them out for good.

01/08/2014

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