SF Appeals Court Rules Plans For 3D-Printed 'Ghost Guns' Can Be Posted OnlinePlans for 3D-printed, self-assembled “ghost guns” can be posted online without U.S. State Department approval, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.
Nathan Larson Extradited To Fresno In Online Kidnapping CaseA man who police say kidnapped a 12-year-old girl has been extradited from Denver to Fresno. Investigators say Nathan Larson, 40, traveled to California in mid-December from his home in Virginia and abducted the girl whom he had met online.
Feds vs. Google: Bay Area Tech Giant's Search Policies Target Of Justice Department Antitrust CaseThe Justice Department sued San Francisco Bay Area tech giant Google Tuesday, claiming the company has been abusing its dominance in online search to stifle competition and harm consumers. Seven other states were also considering lawsuits.
Coronavirus Update: FBI Warns Against Social Media Trend To Post Old High School Graduation PhotosA current social media trend of posting old graduation photos to show support for students who have had their public commencement ceremonies cancelled this year by the coronavirus outbreak may present opportunities for identity thieves, according to the FBI.
Tech Giants Revamp Organization To Fight Online ExtremismSome of Silicon Valley's biggest companies announced Monday that they're revamping an organization they established to fight online extremism in order to allow it to work more extensively with outside parties.
Leader Of Bay Area Sex Trafficking Ring Trolled Internet For Underage VictimsThe leader of a sex trafficking ring in Santa Clara County, who recruited minors through social media, has pleaded guilty to several counts in federal court and faces decades in prison.
Companies Pulling YouTube Ads Over Child Exploitation FearsNestle and other major companies have pulled their ads from YouTube after a video blogger raised concerns that pedophiles were using the platform to trade information and draw attention to clips of young girls.
Restraining Order Issued To Stop Release Of 3D Plastic Gun BlueprintsA federal judge in Seattle has issued a temporary restraining order to stop the release of blueprints to make untraceable and undetectable 3D-printed plastic guns.
Feinstein Discusses Regulating Tech To Protect Personal Data OnlineU.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein went to Silicon Valley to talk about the need to protect user data online.
Contra Costa County Posting Detained Immigrants' Release Dates OnlineThe Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office has begun publishing inmates' release dates online in what critics say appears to be an attempt to avoid a California sanctuary law.
Sales Guide To The Best Cyber Monday Deals If you didn't get your fix from Black Friday sales, don't worry: You can snag some hefty deals on Cyber Monday.
Pew: 1 In 4 African-American Adults Have Been Harassed OnlineA new study says African-American adults are facing more harassment online than other races and ethnicities in the United States.
Bay Area Webcam Ospreys Welcome New ChickAfter months of anticipation and thousands of views of their webcam online, the first offspring from a pair of Bay Area ospreys hatched Friday morning
It's A Boy For April The GiraffeBefore an online audience of more than a million viewers, April the giraffe gave birth to a male calf Saturday.
Online Consignment Stores Flourishing In Bay AreaRacks and racks of used clothing fill the massive Bay Area warehouse of online consignment fashion startup ThredUp.