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Jerry Brown talks on his cell phone after walking off of his gubernatorial campaign plane on November 1, 2010 in Santa Monica. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Governor Brown Vetoes Bill Banning Cellphone Disruption

Governor Jerry Brown has vetoed a bill that would have banned agencies from disrupting cellphone service without a court order.

09/29/2012

Nokia Siemens Networks in Mountain View

Nokia Siemens Networks To Supply Equipment For New T-Mobile 4G LTE

T-Mobile USA says Mountain View-based Nokia Siemens Networks and Ericsson will supply the equipment for its new wireless broadband network, a project worth $4 billion.

05/08/2012

technology, generic

HeatlthWatch: Remote-Controlled Chip Delivers Drug Painlessly

Implanted medicine is a hot field, aiming to help patients better stick to their meds and to deliver those drugs straight to the body part that needs them.

02/16/2012

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San Jose Hopes To Soon Feature Fastest Free WiFi In US

San Jose is beefing up its free downtown Wi-Fi network in the hopes that speeds will soon be the fastest in the U.S. San Jose was among the first large cities to implement free wireless internet access to anyone downtown in 2004. Now that network is being rebooted.

01/17/2012

A PG&E SmartMeter. (CBS)

PG&E Introducing Smart Meter Opt-Out Proposal

PG&E was scheduled to submit opt-out procedures Thursday for customers who don’t want to participate in the utility’s SmartMeter program.

CBS San Francisco–03/24/2011

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

Motorola Droid. (George Frey/Getty Images)

Verizon 4G Service To Begin In California Sunday

Verizon Wireless says its new “4G” wireless broadband network will start accepting customers on Sunday in 38 cities.

CBS San Francisco–12/01/2010

(AP)

Wait Times Drop For California 911 Cellular Calls

Wait times are dropping and more Californians placing 911 cellular telephone calls are getting through to operators.

CBS San Francisco–11/29/2010

Internet On Computer

Feds Propose Shifting More Airwaves To Broadband

Federal officials looking for more airwaves to deliver wireless broadband services are recommending that the government reallocate a sizeable chunk of radio spectrum currently used for naval radar systems and weather satellites.

CBS San Francisco–11/15/2010

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