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Smartphone App

Dennis Ballard

App Leads Police To Suspect In Santa Cruz Smartphone Robbery

A robbery victim in Santa Cruz used a smartphone app Thursday to help police track a stolen phone to a man who was walking out of a donut shop with the phone beeping in his pocket.

09/07/2013

A restaurant undergoes inspection. (Contra Costa Health Services)

New Smartphone App To Reveal History of Contra Costa Co. Restaurant Health Code Inspections

If you’ve ever wondered about the cleanliness of a particular food establishment in Contra Costa County you will soon have access to that information in the form of an app.

03/13/2013

A taxi cab crosses Market St. in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF Taxi Drivers File Suit Against Car Sharing Company Uber

San Francisco cabbies have accused a startup that allows customers to hail limos and cabs with a smartphone app of violating both city and state taxi regulations.

11/15/2012

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