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Antioch Police Department Unveils New App For Public To Report Crime

Antioch residents have a new crime-fighting tool at their fingertips to instantly communicate with local law enforcement and report suspicious activity.

09/12/2014

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App Reformats Long Email Chains To Look More Like Your Text Message Thread

Scrolling though redundant information on an email thread can be one of the most infuriating time sucks for any busy employee, but those days may be coming to an end, thanks to a San Francisco startup.

09/11/2014

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San Jose Startup Rolls Out Tool For Controlling Credit Cards, Preventing Fraud

A San Jose startup appears to be on the cutting edge of “credit card control” to customize your security preferences with the tap of a smartphone.

09/04/2014

A Samsung Galaxy edge smartphone is seen at an event in Berlin on September 3, 2014, in advance of the consumer electronics trade fair 'Internationale Funk Ausstellung '(IFA). IFA, one of Europe's biggest showcases of the latest electronic gadgets, is scheduled to open on September 5 and run until September 10, 2014. (Odd Andersen/AFP/Getty Images)

Samsung Unveils New Gadgets Ahead of Apple’s Anticipated New Products

Samsung unveiled two smartphones and a virtual-reality headset Wednesday in a bid to draw consumer attention before its fierce rival, Apple, announces its holiday lineup next week.

09/03/2014

Man shopping for groceries. (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

New Smartphone App Lets Shoppers Decide If They Like A Product’s Politics

A new smartphone app will help grocery shoppers decide if they like the politics behind a brand.

09/02/2014

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California Smartphone ‘Kill Switch’ Bill Signed Into Law

A bill requiring new smartphones sold in California to have the so-called ‘kill switch’ anti-theft technology was signed into law Monday by Gov. Jerry Brown.

08/25/2014

KCBS Instagram Feed After Napa Earthquake

Napa Earthquake First Major Bay Area Quake In Smart Phone, Social Media Technology Age

The strongest quake in 25 years plunges the Bay Area into a Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Web-fueled frenzy of sharing, commenting, laughing and lamenting as an entire community was joined by wireless communication and the Internet.

08/25/2014

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Larry Magid: Verizon Plans To Bring Cable TV To Mobile Devices

Why cut the cord when you can take it with you? That’s the idea behind Verizon’s new plan, which will let its customers stream cable TV straight to their smartphones.

08/13/2014

State Sen. Mark Leno is confident a new Kill-Switch bill will pass the Senate.

Kill Switch Legislation Passes Assembly, Now Heads Back To State Senate For Vote

The bill by state Senator Mark Leno of San Francisco is headed back to the Senate for a final vote on amendments.

08/07/2014

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Restaurant Checkout App MyCheck Expands To Bay Area; Customers Can Dine And Dash, Pay Bill On Smartphone

Restaurant diners in the Bay Area may soon be able to skip out without waiting for the check with the expansion of an app that allows customers to dine and dash while paying the bill on their smartphone.

08/05/2014

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