Marin County Challenges FCC On Implementing 5G WirelessMarin County officials announced Wednesday they are joining other local governments in challenging a Federal Communications Commission order aimed at accelerating the implementation of the fifth generation of wireless service, known as 5G.
What T-Mobile-Sprint Deal Could Mean For Wireless PricesT-Mobile and Sprint vow that customers will be better off if they are allowed to merge. Some experts aren't buying it.
Trump Administration Considering Nationalizing 5G Mobile NetworkGovernment control of 5G infrastructure would be unprecedented and highly controversial, as the industry has traditionally been privately controlled.
ConsumerWatch: 5G Cellphone Towers Signal Renewed Concerns Over Impacts on HealthWireless carriers are installing millions of towers across the country to enable the new, faster 5G cellphone technology. KPIX asks the question: Are there legitimate health concerns?
Apple Not Ready To Start Selling Wireless 'AirPods' HeadphonesApple says it needs “a little more time” before it starts selling the new wireless ear buds that are designed to work with its newest iPhones - the ones that don’t come with a dedicated headphone jack.
Scientists Develop Wireless Device To Detect FeelingsWhat if your computer or smartphone could tell if you're happy or sad?
Cell Phone Group Suing Berkeley Over Radiation Warning Label OrdinanceThe cell phone industry is suing the city of Berkeley over an ordinance requiring retailers to attach warning labels to cell phones.
Google To Offer Wireless Data Plans In Hopes Of Getting More People Using All Of Their ProductsGoogle wants more people to get online so they can search around and click on its ads. And it’s shaking up the telecom world to do it. The company said Monday at the wireless show in Barcelona, Spain, that it will soon sell data plans for smartphones and tablets in the U.S. The announcement confirmed leaks and media reports in late January that Google planned to enter the telecom market.
Santa Clara Installing $2M Wireless System Near Levi’s Stadium For Super Bowl 50The city of Santa Clara’s electrical utility announced Thursday it would partner with a tech company to install a $2 million wireless system near Levi’s Stadium to alleviate phone and data congestion before the stadium hosts the 2016 Super Bowl.
Google Reportedly Planning To Sell Wireless Phone Service To ConsumersGoogle is planning to sell wireless phone service directly to consumers using the networks of Sprint and T-Mobile, according to reports published Wednesday.
SF Supervisors’ Committee Trying To Empower Public Over Wireless CompaniesLegislation is moving forward at the Board of Supervisors that would require a lot more work for wireless companies that want to install antennas on utility poles, street lights and other public right of way.
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.
Wireless Implant Allows Doctors To Monitor UCSF Heart Patient At HomeMore than 5 million people had heart failure last year. A new implant lets doctors get medical data wirelessly, straight from their patient's hearts.
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.
Wi-Fi Service To Re-Launch On Golden Gate Transit BusesIn 2013 the feature was dropped from the bus service because it was unreliable.