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Members of the group “No Justice, No BART” crowded onto a BART train at Civic Center station on July 11, 2011. The group was protesting July 3, 2011 shooting death of Charles Hill by BART Police officers. (CBS)

BART Defends Interruption Of Cellphone Service Against ACLU Complaints

A Bay Area Rapid Transit spokesman defended Monday the agency’s interruption of cellphone service to prevent a protest from happening at train stations in downtown San Francisco last week.

CBS San Francisco–08/15/2011

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ConsumerWatch: More Coffeehouses Pull Plug On Unlimited Wi-Fi

In more and more coffeehouses, if you’re looking to keep enjoying your cup of java with unlimited free Wi-Fi and plug-in access, you might be disappointed.

KPIX 5–08/05/2011

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

Samsung Galaxy tablet (AP)

Tech Watch: Warning For Android Users

Researchers at the University of Ulm said Android users who log in to random wi-fi networks to go online may be putting their personal information at risk.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/17/2011

Apple iPad 2

Tech Report: iPad Wi-Fi Bug Is Back

The intermittent Wi-Fi problem that plagued the very first iPad users has resurfaced with a vengeance.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/13/2011

Internet, computer, school, generic

Silicon Valley Looking Forward To Obama Plan To Boost Broadband

President Barack Obama’s plan to nearly double the wireless spectrum available for mobile broadband and deliver high speed Internet to nearly every American within five years comes as nations in Asia have surged ahead, said one technology analyst.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/10/2011

(CBS)

Qualcomm Buys Santa Clara Wi-Fi Firm Atheros For $3.2 Billion

Qualcomm Inc. is making a $3.2 billion bet on the continuing spread of Wi-Fi-connected gadgets—think tablet computers, smart phones or even TVs—into every corner of life in the 21st century.

CBS San Francisco–01/05/2011

Arendt House, San Francisco

San Francisco Public Housing Gets Free Wi-Fi

San Francisco has finished installing free Wi-Fi in its public housing facilities as part of a citywide housing improvement initiative.

CBS San Francisco–12/28/2010

Apple iPad

Verizon Wireless To Begin Selling Apple iPad

In a sign of warming relations between the two companies, Verizon Wireless is going to start selling Apple Inc.’s iPad at the end of this month, the companies said Thursday.

CBS San Francisco–10/14/2010

Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (www.vta.org)

South Bay VTA Counting On Amenities To Lure More Riders

Can amenities like Wi-Fi and weekend express service lure South Bay commuters onto the shrinking number of trains and buses serving Santa Clara County?

CBS San Francisco–10/07/2010

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