The next time your mobile phone prompts you to turn on its ‘location services’ function; you may want to think twice about whether or not you click that ‘on’ button.
There are apps for everything these days and for Halloween, there is one that’s perfect for parents worried about the whereabouts of their kids.
School buses in two Sacramento area districts are going high-tech.
Wednesday in San Francisco, the new chairwoman of the FTC called on the advertising industry to give consumers “effective and meaningful privacy protection,” by coming up with a standard way for consumers to make it known they do not want their on-line activity tracked.
The town of Piedmont is hoping to curb crime by putting cameras at all points of entry into the small city.
California’s new driverless car legislation is raising a red flag from some consumer groups who are concerned the robo-cars could track a person’s movement and pass them on to advertisers.
A community of people is measuring and collecting every detail of their lives using new technology, and sharing their findings in the hopes of improving their health and the quality of their life.
The Smart Muni app was developed specifically for the Apple iPad – it would allow Muni managers to track buses through GPS technology, making it easier to identify delays. Sounds promising, but the transit agency is still considering its high tech options.
Oakland’s police chief is hoping a high tech approach to tracking crime trends can make a big difference for a department that many says is extremely short staffed. This comes as the Oakland Police Department received so many calls for help on Friday that officers couldn’t respond to all of them.
Bad weather delays could be a thing of the past with new air traffic control software which is more accurate in tracking planes.