California Assembly OKs Bill Requiring Warrants For Electronic SearchesA bill that would require law enforcement agencies in California to obtain search warrants before they could access private emails, text messages and other electronic communications narrowly won bipartisan approval from the state Assembly on Tuesday.
San Francisco Police Officer Involved In Racist, Homophobic Text Scandal ResignsMichael Robinson, who spent more than 20 years on the force, retired on Wednesday.
1,000 Criminal Cases To Be Reviewed In Wake Of Racist, Homophobic Texts Sent Between San Francisco CopsSan Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi estimates as many as 1,000 criminal cases will be reviewed following the racist and homophobic text messages allegedly sent by four San Francisco police officers.
SF Mayor Lee Calls For Officers To Be Fired Over Racist, Homophobic TextsThe mayor of San Francisco said Tuesday that four police officers under investigation in the sending of racist and homophobic texts will be fired if the probe determines they sent the messages.
4 Officers Investigated For Exchanging Racist, Homophobic Texts With Convicted SFPD Mission District SupervisorThe texts were part a petition filed by federal prosecutors in the case of former SFPD Sgt. Ian Furminger.
Larry Magid: T-Mobile Rolls Out Wi-Fi CallingSmartphones will have a built-in feature that taps into Wi-Fi networks to make phone calls and send text messages when customers can’t connect to the carrier’s cellular network.
Federal Trade Commission Accuses T-Mobile Of Bogus Consumer Charges The Federal Trade Commission is alleging that T-Mobile USA, Inc., made "hundreds of millions" of dollars off its customers through bogus charges.
Stopping Spam Text Messages From Your CellphoneIt’s the one kind of text message we all hate: spam. But there are ways to get rid of those dreaded ads.
Tech Report: The Smartphone's Social SecretA recent study tracking people's cellphone habits revealed something researchers might not have expected. The Pew Internet & American Life Project found that 13% of adults have faked being on the phone to avoid someone they didn't want to talk to.
Bay Area Congresswoman Pushes Funding For ‘Next Generation’ 911 SystemThe "Next Generation 911" system would allow callers to text, send photos and video to 911 dispatch centers.
Tech Watch: Should Texts Have To Play By FCC Rules?