Marin County Approves Grant For Free Neighborhood WI-FI ProjectThe Marin County Board of Supervisors approved a $150,000 grant Tuesday from the Marin Community Foundation to provide up to 300 households in Marin City free WI-FI service.
San Rafael Rushes to Provide Poor Neighborhood Free WiFiSan Rafael is rushing to close the digital divide by installing a Wi-Fi network in its Canal District in time for the start of school.
Police: Teen Breaks Into Home, Asks Couple For WiFi PasswordA teenager in California is in serious trouble after going on a crime spree when his phone reportedly ran out of data.
Salinas Teen Fatally Shot On Sidewalk Was Often There To Use Free WiFi A 15-year-old Salinas boy who was shot in the head on Friday afternoon died on Sunday, police said.
Wi-Fi Device Pauses Kids' Video Games When You WantGetting your children's attention when they're sucked into a video or computer game is no easy task, but a Bay Area based company has a high-tech way for parents to call a time out.
WiFi Device Developed That Can Detect User's MoodWhat if your computer or smartphone could tell if you’re happy or sad?
Tech Savvy Kids Could Bring Malware Back Home From Public WiFiWhat your kids do on their gadgets at school can have an effect on your devices at home.
Christmas Lights May Be Slowing Down WiFi SignalsIf the WiFi reception in your home is a little slow this holiday season, you might be able to blame it on the festive light displays.
Oakland Hackers' $9 Computer Reaches Kickstarter Goal 20 Times OverMove 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.
Internet Users Unknowingly Connect To Xfinity Public Wi-Fi, Become Vulnerable To HackersKPIX 5 ConsumerWatch reporter Julie Watts discovered that Xfinity public WiFi may automatically connect you to its public network without your knowledge, even at home.
WiFi-Emitting Wall Coming To Block Out Sun On San Francisco BeachShould 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.
Free WiFi Network Service In East Palo Alto Shutting Down; Cites Declining UsersA 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.
BART Drops Wi-Fi Provider For Oakland, San FranciscoBART 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.
Online Holiday Shoppers Beware: Cyber Criminals Preying On Easy TargetsA few wrong computer clicks could land you in trouble this holiday shopping season.
San Francisco Partners With Google To Roll Out Free WiFi Internet At Public ParksStarting Wednesday, you'll be able to surf the Internet for free in certain public parks, plazas and San Francisco recreation centers.