WiFi

CHIP -- "The World's First Nine Dollar Computer" (Kickstarter)

Oakland Hackers’ $9 Computer Reaches Kickstarter Goal 20 Times Over

Move 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.

05/12/2015

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Internet Users Unknowingly Connect To Xfinity Public Wi-Fi, Become Vulnerable To Hackers

KPIX 5 ConsumerWatch reporter Julie Watts discovered that Xfinity public WiFi may automatically connect you to its public network without your knowledge, even at home.

05/11/2015

Shadow WiFi (Happiness Anywhere)

WiFi-Emitting Wall Coming To Block Out Sun On San Francisco Beach

Should 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.

05/08/2015

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Free WiFi Network Service In East Palo Alto Shutting Down; Cites Declining Users

A 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.

01/15/2015

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BART Drops Wi-Fi Provider For Oakland, San Francisco

BART 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.

12/29/2014

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Online Holiday Shoppers Beware: Cyber Criminals Preying On Easy Targets

A few wrong computer clicks could land you in trouble this holiday shopping season.

12/01/2014

(City of San Francisco)

San Francisco Partners With Google To Roll Out Free WiFi Internet At Public Parks

Starting Wednesday, you’ll be able to surf the Internet for free in certain public parks, plazas and San Francisco recreation centers.

10/01/2014

(CBS SF)

5 Ways Levi’s Stadium Is Putting Tech To Work And Connecting 49ers Fans To Game Day Action

Levi’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.

08/15/2014

Intel (Credit, Randy Yagi)

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.

06/04/2014

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Google Plans Ultra-Fast Fiber Network In Provo Utah

Google 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.

04/17/2013

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