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VTA hybrid bus

Santa Clara VTA To Debut Amenity-Filled Hybrid Buses

Starting Monday, the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority will begin offering riders a different experience on new diesel-electric hybrid buses.

01/06/2012

Amtrak Train at Crossing

Amtrak Capitol Corridor Trains Debut Free Wi-Fi Service

Capitol Corridor trains have launched free wireless Internet access just in time for Cyber Monday shopping.

11/28/2011

The Verizon version of the Apple iPhone. (Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

Tech Report: New Technology Promise Planet-Wide Cell Service

Want to get email on your iPhone or BlackBerry in the middle of the ocean, or in the Arctic? Now you can – but it’ll cost you.

09/07/2011

Bay Area Rapid Transit Police keep back demonstrators that are trying to keep a train from leaving the Civic Center station on August 15, 2011 in San Francisco. The hacker group 'Anonymous' staged a demonstration at a BART station this evening after BART officials turned off cellphone service in its stations last week during a disruptive protest following a fatal shooting of a man by BART police. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

CBS 5 Poll: Public Supports BART On Cellphone Shutdown Decision

A CBS 5 poll released Monday night found that a majority of the public in the Bay Area backed the transit agency’s decision to cut off cellphone service.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–08/15/2011

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 | CBS San Francisco–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

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