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Fremont Police Detention Facility Offers Pay Upgrade For Jail Stay

Napa County Jail Introduces Video Conferencing For Inmates

Inmate visitations at the Napa County Jail entered a new era on Monday with the introduction of a Skype-like video conferencing system aimed at increasing safety.

04/14/2014

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Bitstrips Amuses, Annoys As Its Comics Go Viral

Bitstrips may seem like a sudden sensation now but they are all over social media…

01/24/2014

Tim Draper speaks at the Inaugural Palo Alto International Film Festival on September 30, 2011 in Palo Alto, California. (Max Morse/Getty Images)

Venture Capitalist Gets Green Light For San Mateo Entrepreneur School

A new type of school, for would-be entrepreneurs, is coming to downtown San Mateo. The City Council late Monday night approved a plan to open Draper University for Heroes.

02/05/2013

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Tech Report: Skype Set To Launch Video Messaging Service

Although the company hasn’t officially confirmed it, Skype appears to be ready to launch a video messaging service.

12/07/2012

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ConsumerWatch: Group Video Chat Has Limitations

Can’t be with your family for Thanksgiving? A company called OOVOO now makes it possible to connect up to a dozen people on a video conference call, two more than SKYPE and Google+ Hangout, which both set their limit at ten.

11/21/2012

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San Jose Elementary School Participates In Tech-Based Exchange Program

Some lucky San Jose elementary school students are going to China as part of a tech-intensive exchange program.

04/05/2012

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EBay Reports Higher 4Q Earnings, Revenue

EBay said its net income grew in the fourth quarter, helped by a gain on the sale of its remaining investment in Skype and higher revenue.

01/18/2012

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Skype Adds Facebook Video Chatting

Internet phone service Skype is letting users of its computer-based software make video calls to their Facebook friends and receive them, too.

11/17/2011

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ConsumerWatch: More Therapists Treating Clients Online

A growing number of Americans are confiding their problems to mental health professionals they’re meeting and seeing on-line. But, experts warn there are risks to dealing with a therapist who you might never actually meet face-to-face.

10/12/2011

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Facebook Rolls Out Video Chat Feature Powered By Skype

Quick on the heels of Google’s launch of its latest social-networking venture, Facebook is rolling out video calls. It’s powered by Internet phone company Skype.

CBS San Francisco–07/06/2011

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