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Intercom Companies Scramble To Update San Francisco Apartment Building Systems With New ‘415’ Dialing Procedure

Intercom companies are scrambling to update systems in dozens of buildings around San Francisco now that the dialing procedure for the 415 area code has changed.

02/23/2015

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Millions Of Phones Potentially Susceptible To Snooping After British, NSA Allegedly Team Up To Hack Sim Card Maker

Rights organizations on Friday called for urgent steps to be taken to protect private calls and online communications after allegations that U.S. and British agencies hacked into the networks of a major SIM card maker.

02/20/2015

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7 Tweets Bid Farewell To Beloved 415 Area Code & Hello To Pesky New Dialing Procedure

Dialing phone numbers in the Bay Area is about to get complicated, and longtime “415” area code fans are not happy about it.

02/20/2015

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Get Ready To Start Dialing ‘415’ Before All Local Numbers

If you’re moving to San Francisco, good luck finding affordable housing, and now a 415 area code.

02/17/2015

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Dropped Cell Phone Leads To Sonoma Burglary Suspect

A dropped cellphone led to the arrest of a Sonoma man on suspicion of burglary and attempted burglary early Monday morning, a Sonoma County sheriff’s sergeant said.

02/09/2015

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Useful Tools To Stop Robocalls And Telemarketers

Lots of people on the National Do Not Call Registry complain they still receive unwanted calls from Robocallers and telemarketers. Here are a few easy tools to cut down on annoying calls in 2015.

01/02/2015

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BlackBerry Classic Keeps The Keyboard Despite Most Having Moved On To Touchscreen

The newly unveiled Blackberry Classic features a keyboard that hearkens back to the old days of cell phones, but they may have missed the boat on marketing this to the masses.

12/17/2014

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Does It Feel Like The ‘Do Not Call’ List Isn’t Working? This May Be Why

Many people who have been on the ‘National Do Not Call Registry’ for years say at some point it started to feel like it just wasn’t working.

11/20/2014

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SoCal Company Begins Marketing First Personal Earthquake Warning Device

By now you may have heard that voice that warns earthquake researchers of coming quakes, but in the future the heads up may be coming out of your own phone.

11/14/2014

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CHP Officer Accused In Nude Pic Theft From Female Suspect’s Phone Appears In Martinez Court

A former Dublin-area California Highway Patrol officer charged with computer theft for allegedly stealing explicit photos from female suspects’ cellphones appeared in a Martinez courtroom Monday but did not enter a plea.

11/03/2014

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