The Central Marin Police Authority is warning the public about a phone scam in which a scammer impersonates a law enforcement officer and threatens a resident with arrest for not appearing for jury duty unless the resident pays a fee.
Comcast ‘Embarrassed’ By Employee’s Behavior During Service Cancellation Call With San Francisco Customer
Cable and Internet giant Comcast is apologizing after a tech-savvy San Francsico customer posted eight minutes of telephone conversation online in which he tried repeatedly to get a customer service representative to disconnect his service.
Telephone service in parts of Yosemite National Park has been cut off due to a damaged phone line.
The Federal Trade Commission is alleging that T-Mobile USA, Inc., made “hundreds of millions” of dollars off its customers through bogus charges.
Cellphones are powerful devices unlike anything else police may find on someone they arrest, Chief Justice John Roberts said for the court. Because the phones contain so much information, police must get a warrant before looking through them, Roberts said.
Apple has now dropped opposition to State Sen. Mark Leno’s ‘kill-switch’ bill that would render stolen phones inoperable. A new vote on a re-worked bill takes place Thursday.
State Sen. Mark Leno (D-San Francisco) said money may have been one reason his fellow State Senators may have refused to go along with a bill that would require mandatory kill switches that would make stolen phones useless.
A bill that would force electronics manufacturers to install a shut-off function in all smartphones narrowly failed in the state Senate on Thursday.
A bill that would force electronics manufacturers to install a shut-off function in all smartphones narrowly failed in the state Senate on Thursday but could be revived later this spring.
Federal investigators will look at surveillance video from earlier in the day of a FedEx driver before his truck crashed into a tour bus killing ten people on I-5 near Orland.