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A San Francisco Police patrol car (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Salesforce Heavily Funds Reinstated SFPD Cadet Academy; Targets Diverse Youth

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee announced that the city’s police department would revive their cadet academy, aiming to recruit diverse youths from the city’s high-risk neighborhoods for paying jobs within the force.

03/31/2015

San Jose Police Mobile Computer

San Jose Police Mobile Computer System Goes Down After Officer’s Shooting Death

The San Jose Police Department’s 11-year-old 3G mobile computer system was down for hours after the shooting death Tuesday of Officer Michael Johnson because the sudden demand for data from officers outpaced the system’s hardware.

03/27/2015

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Calls For Police Drones Renewed Following Shooting Of SJPD Officer

San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo said that all the new technology available could really help police, especially in situations like what unfolded Tuesday night.

03/26/2015

NASA artist's impression of what waves on Titan might look like (Image from NASA video)

6 Extraterrestrial Surf Spots To Try To Catch An Alien Wave

With all the discoveries about extraterrestrial water this month, the question arose — where is the BEST place to catch alien waves, assuming you had a “wet suit” to protect you from extreme heat and cold (and give you oxygen), that you could survive a 1-2 year space journey to get there, and had a pretty good sponsor to pony up $10 billion or so. There technically is only one place where the surf truly is up…

03/23/2015

New York Police Department (NYPD) Sergeant Joseph Freer demonstrates how to use and operate a body camera. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

SJPD To Begin Wearing Body Cams Later This Year; Release Details On Drone Use

San Jose’s police department says it will begin field testing cameras on about a dozen officers in September with full implementation a year later. They also said they won’t roll out drone technology until 2017.

03/17/2015

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Travel Apptitude: Best Apps For Planning Your Trip

Need a hand planning your next trip? These five apps will have you all packed up and ready to go in no time.

03/16/2015

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Look, No Hands! X-Country Road Trip In Self-Driving Car Takes Off From San Francisco

Peace and love, rock and roll – lots of cool stuff takes off from San Francisco. Now, what could be the coolest road trip ever traveled, will take off from The City, and it’s leaving in a self-driving car.

03/14/2015

The gold version of the iPhone 5S is displayed at an Apple store on September 20, 2013 in New York City. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Is Apple Getting Sweetheart Deals On Rent At Malls Due To Foot Traffic Its Stores Bring In?

Because of the amount of foot traffic Apple brings to malls, in many cases, the stores are able to negotiate for a better rental deal.

03/11/2015

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton discusses her new book, 'Hard Choices: A Memoir,' at the Lisner Auditorium on the campus of George Washington University June 13, 2014 in Washington, DC. Clinton is on a nationwide tour to promote the new memoir with media interviews and book signings but has said she would not decide whether to run in the 2016 presidential race before the end of the year.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Clinton Opted For Email Convenience, But Is Her Argument Technologically Sound?

Hillary Clinton said she opted for convenience as the reason why she used her personal email account and only wanted to carry one mobile device when she served as Secretary of State, but does her argument hold up from a technological standpoint?

03/10/2015

Apple Watch Announcement

3 Reasons The Apple Watch Will (Or Won’t) Change The Game For Cupertino Tech Giant

Three reasons the Apple Watch will finally move the needle in the smartwatch industry — and three reasons it might not.

03/08/2015

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