Oakland Hackers' $9 Computer Reaches Kickstarter Goal 20 Times OverMove over iPad. An Oakland-based group of computer engineers unveiled CHIP, "the world's first $9 computer," capable of surfing the web and then some.
Internet Users Unknowingly Connect To Xfinity Public Wi-Fi, Become Vulnerable To HackersKPIX 5 ConsumerWatch reporter Julie Watts discovered that Xfinity public WiFi may automatically connect you to its public network without your knowledge, even at home.
WiFi-Emitting Wall Coming To Block Out Sun On San Francisco BeachShould the unthinkable happen on a San Francisco beach - a sunny, warm day - you may soon have a place to hide from that unfamiliar heat-emitting orb in the sky.
Free WiFi Network Service In East Palo Alto Shutting Down; Cites Declining UsersA non-profit is pulling the plug on a free public WiFi network originally designed to help bridge the digital divide in Silicon Valley. As KCBS's Matt Bigler reports the network's monthly users have been falling off in recent years.
BART Drops Wi-Fi Provider For Oakland, San FranciscoBART officials announced today that the agency has terminated its agreement with a company to provide free wireless Internet service in downtown San Francisco and Oakland.
Online Holiday Shoppers Beware: Cyber Criminals Preying On Easy TargetsA few wrong computer clicks could land you in trouble this holiday shopping season.
San Francisco Partners With Google To Roll Out Free WiFi Internet At Public ParksStarting Wednesday, you'll be able to surf the Internet for free in certain public parks, plazas and San Francisco recreation centers.
5 Ways Levi's Stadium Is Putting Tech To Work And Connecting 49ers Fans To Game Day ActionLevi's Stadium heavy reliance on tech is expected to not only solve a lot of the problems that come from jamming 70,000 people into one area, but also gives fans a game day experience unlike any other in NFL history.
Larry Magid: Intel To Eliminate PC Cables By 2016 If the back of your computer looks like a bird's nest you'll be happy with Intel’s announcement this week. The chip maker is aiming to eliminate all those pesky PC cables by 2016.
Google Plans Ultra-Fast Fiber Network In Provo UtahGoogle says it will take over a troubled municipal fiber-optic system and make Provo, Utah, the third city to get its high-speed Internet service via fiber-optic cables.
Google Creates Largest Public Outdoor WiFi Network In New YorkGoogle is now providing free wireless Internet access to Chelsea, New York, making it the largest public outdoor network in the city.
San Jose's Cisco Systems To Buy SF-based Meraki For $1.2 BillionCisco Systems Inc., the world's largest maker of computer networking gear, is buying Meraki for $1.2 billion to expand its ability to let customers compute in the cloud.