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Video Captures Future Vision Of San Francisco Patrolled By Drone

If you’ve ever wondered what the world will look like if and when our streets are policed by drones, you aren’t alone. Earlier this month a talented San Francisco designer posted a video on YouTube depicting his vision of ‘Our Drone Future.”

12/20/2013

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Tech Report: Twitter Feels Wrath Of Its Own Users

Twitter felt the wrath of its users this week after making some changes to its block feature. Users were not happy, became vocal and prevailed in getting a reversal on the company’s decision.

12/16/2013

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ConsumerWatch: Recycled Email Accounts Posing Privacy Problem

Yahoo is giving away email addresses that have gone unused for at least 12 months. This poses security problems when sensitive information intended for the original user is sent to the addresses.

11/13/2013

A "Burning Man" participant holds up his arms as the wooden man effigy is burned at the conclusion of the week-long "Burning Man Festival" 06 September in the Black Rock Desert in the northwestern part of the state of Nevada. More than 15,000 people congregated at this man-made town in the desert to celebrate radical, creative self-expression.  AFP PHOTO   Mike NELSON/mn (MIKE NELSON/AFP/Getty Images)

SF-Based Burning Man Organizers Agree To Pay Millions For Security

Burning Man organizers have agreed to pay the Pershing County sheriff’s office more than $600,000 a year over the next 10 years for security and other services at the annual counter-culture festival in the Black Rock Desert.

11/12/2013

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Larry Magid: Teen Identity Theft Becoming More Prevalent

The Family Online Safety Institute Conference wrapped up on Thursday in Washington, D.C. with one of the more unique panels focusing on teen identity theft, fraud and security.

11/08/2013

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Oakland Residents Hold Fundraiser To Hire Security Guards

A fundraiser to hire private security guards in Oakland’s Rockridge neighborhood has raised thousands of dollars as a short-term solution to rising crime in the area.

10/28/2013

A general view during the Oakland Athletics game against the Seattle Mariners at O.co Coliseum on June 16, 2013 in Oakland. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Oakland A’s To Use New Security System At Coliseum

The Oakland Athletics will be using a walkthrough metal detection system for fans entering the Coliseum beginning Thursday night against the Minnesota Twins.

09/16/2013

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Stanford Teachers, Students Told To Change Passwords After Security Breach

Stanford University was advising students and other users of its computer system to change their passwords after the school discovered a security breach of its information technology infrastructure.

07/25/2013

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) speaks to the group Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America during a press conference at the U.S. Capitol March 13, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Feinstein: NSA Phone Records Grab Was Renewal Of Ongoing Practice

Feinstein (D-San Francisco) spoke to reporters at a Capitol Hill news conference after the Obama administration defended the National Security Agency’s need to collect the records.

06/06/2013

Medea Benjamin, an activist from the organization called Code Pink, shouts at U.S. President Barack Obama while he speaks at the National Defense University May 23, 2013 in Washington, DC. Obama used the speech to outline and justify his administration's counterterrorism policy, including increased cooperation with Congress on matters of national security, added transparency regarding the use of drones, and a review of current threats facing the United States. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Obama Repeatedly Heckled By Bay Area Activist During Security Speech

President Barack Obama was interrupted three times by a Bay Area activist shouting about drones and detainees in Cuba as he delivered a speech on national security Thursday.

05/23/2013

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