BART Board To Consider System-Wide Wireless UpgradesCell phones and other wireless devices could work better on BART trains and stations if the transit agency's Board of Directors approves a "BART Digital Railway" proposal at its meeting Thursday.
Utility Regulators Grill Cell Phone Providers Over Service Loss During Power OutagesUtility regulators demanded answers Wednesday from wireless, internet and landline providers why their equipment failed during previous Pacific Gas & Electric power outages, leaving hundreds of thousands of people without a way to get emergency alerts or make 911 calls.
Concord's New 911 Texting System Already Saves A LifeStarting Monday, the Concord Police Department will officially go online with a new method of reaching 911. Not only will you be able to call, you can now start texting them as well.
NFL Free Agent, 8 Others Arrested In $1 Million East Bay Cell Phone Robbery SpreeNFL free agent Isaiah Langley and eight others have been arrested in a $1 million East Bay crime spree targeting UPS and Federal Express drivers making deliveries to cellular telephone stores, prosecutors announced Thursday.
Video: Masked Suspects Rob T-Mobile Store In VallejoTwo masked suspects armed with an airsoft gun robbed the T-Mobile store in Vallejo of multiple electronics over the weekend, police said Wednesday.
STUDY: 1 In 4 Young People Have Been SextedSexting among teens and younger children has increased over the past decade and poses a growing challenge for educators and parents, according to a new study.
Rural Eclipse Crowds Could Overwhelm Cellphone TowersWith thousands of skygazers expected to flock to rural areas of the West Coast to watch the solar eclipse on Aug. 21st, phone companies warned Monday that cell service may be tough to find.
State Cracks Down On Inmates Illegal Cell Phone AccessCalifornia is installing nearly 1,000 sophisticated metal detectors, scanners and secret security cameras at its prisons in its latest attempt to thwart the smuggling of cellphones.
Berkeley Passes Nation's First Radiation Warning For New CellphonesThe city council of Berkeley voted to pass a cellphone "right to know" law Tuesday, making it the first safety ordinance of its kind in the country.
San Mateo Co. Sheriff’s Deputy Pleads Not Guilty In Conspiracy TrialA San Mateo County Sheriff's deputy accused of conspiring with corrections officers and a known gang member to smuggle cellphones and drugs into a county jail pleaded not guilty on Tuesday.
T-Mobile Brings Back 'Rollovers' For Customers' Cell Phone Data PlansT-Mobile is now letting customers carry over their unused cellular-data allotments for up to a year.
Apple Cuts Orders For iPhone 5 Components On Weak Demand; Shares FallApple shares were down 4 percent in morning trading, putting them below the $500 mark for the first time since February.
BlackBerry Loses 1M Users Over 3 Months As Apple, Google Gain GroundResearch In Motion’s stock plunged in after-hours trading Thursday after the BlackBerry maker said it plans to change the way it charges fees.
California May Raise Fines For Illegal Cellphone Use While DrivingThe fine for illegally using a cellphone while driving in California would increase from $20 to $30 under a bill approved by the state Senate, although the actual cost would climb to at least $199 for first offenders once court fees are collected.
Bay Area Study Examines Cell Phones As Global Link To Clean Water, SanitationGlobally, there are 1 Billion people without safe water, and over 2 Billion without proper sanitation.