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San Francisco Muni bus, 9 San Bruno

San Francisco Muni Considering App To Track Problems On System

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.

04/23/2012

Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

New Oakland Police Crime Tracker Expected To Speed Response Times

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.

04/10/2012

Travelers At SFO

GPS Technology Could Ease Future Weather Delays At SFO

Bad weather delays could be a thing of the past with new air traffic control software which is more accurate in tracking planes.

03/14/2012

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East Bay Company’s Massive Car Tracking Database Sparks Debate

If you own a car, chances are police know where you’ve been lately – thanks to a Bay Area company that is keeping them in the loop.

01/12/2012

Deer crossing sign

Deer To Be Tagged Along Peninsula I-280 For Caltrans Collision Study

Starting next month, game wardens with tranquilizer guns might be visible along Interstate Highway 280 in San Mateo County.

11/22/2011

Monterey Bay Aquarium officials release a great white shark into the ocean (BCN)

Monterey Bay Aquarium Releases Great White Shark

Monterey Bay Aquarium officials successfully released a young great white shark back into the ocean on Tuesday afternoon.

10/26/2011

kid on the computer

Mountain View Town Hall Explores How Advertisers Track Kids’ Web Browsing

The growing use of smartphones by digitally savvy teenagers has some parents calling for new tools to protect how their children’s Internet browsing gets tracked by marketers.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–09/01/2011

Ankle Bracelet. (CBS)

Hundreds Of California Gang Members Released From GPS Tracking

Not only are state prison officials getting ready to move thousands of inmates to county jails in a cost cutting move, but they’ve also reduced the number of gang members on GPS monitoring.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/23/2011

Global Positioning System tracking device

Tech Watch: Geo-Privacy Bills Aim To Curb Warrantless Tracking

Lawmakers are considering proposals that would stop law enforcement agencies from using GPS devices to track people without getting a warrant first.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/16/2011

Ankle Bracelet. (CBS)

California To Change Sex-Offender Tracking

Buried under a tidal wave of electronic data, California parole agents next week will significantly change how they monitor and respond to alarms from tracking devices that are affixed to released sex offenders.

CBS San Francisco–05/26/2011

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