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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

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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

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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

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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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Google Creates Largest Public Outdoor WiFi Network In New York

Google is now providing free wireless Internet access to Chelsea, New York, making it the largest public outdoor network in the city.

01/08/2013

A sign is posted in front of the Cisco Systems headquarters in San Jose. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Jose’s Cisco Systems To Buy SF-based Meraki For $1.2 Billion

Cisco 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.

11/18/2012

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ConsumerWatch: Adding Up All Those Airline Fees

With the travel season underway, more and more passengers are getting frustrated with added airline fees. From baggage to wireless signal access, last year the airline industry reported revenue of $22 billion from a la cart fees.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/06/2011

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