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CPUC Holding Meetings Over 415 Area Code Change

The California Public Utilities Commission is holding public hearings Wednesday and Thursday on plans to add a new area code to the current “415” area code zone.

01/16/2013

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BlackBerry Loses 1M Users Over 3 Months As Apple, Google Gain Ground

Research In Motion’s stock plunged in after-hours trading Thursday after the BlackBerry maker said it plans to change the way it charges fees.

12/21/2012

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‘628’ Area Code May Come To San Francisco, Marin

The California Public Utilities Commission has begun a process that will allow it to add a new area code in the current 415 area code zone.

12/12/2012

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Tech Report: Device Finds Lost Car Keys, Phones

KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid reports on a new device called Cobra Tag, which can help to locate lost keys or a phone.

05/03/2012

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Tech Report: Study Shows Importance Of Teaching Kids About Cyber Bullying

A new study shows that more than 90 percent of third-graders are already online, and 20 percent have their own cell phones. By middle school, over 90 percent have phones, which they use to go online and to text.

04/10/2012

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Struggling BlackBerry To Focus On Business Customers

BlackBerry maker Research in Motion said it had a net loss in the latest quarter because of writedowns for the declining value of its brand and its PlayBook tablet inventory.

03/29/2012

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Silicon Valley App Alerts CPR Providers Of Nearby Emergencies

There are many CPR apps out there, but not like the one unveiled in Silicon Valley Tuesday. It can alert a nearby person with CPR training that someone is in need of assistance.

02/15/2012

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Pay-By-Phone Coming To All SF Parking Meters Soon

San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency officials announced Monday that drivers will soon be able to pay by phone at all city meters.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/18/2011

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Bay Area Developers Create iPhone App For Crisis Communication

There is now an app available to help with communications during times of crisis.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/03/2011

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Tech Watch: Should Texts Have To Play By FCC Rules?

Should the FCC treat text messages the same way as phone calls? CNET Editor at Large Brian Cooley says that’s the basis of a lawsuit against T-Mobile. Cooley says the problem is that the traditional […]

CONNECT WITH KCBS–09/23/2010

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