FBI Warns Free Wi-Fi For Super Bowl 50 Creates Cyber ThreatThe free high-speed wireless Internet at Super Bowl 50 events are “very likely” to attract significant cyber threats for Super Bowl 50 fans, according to the FBI’s cyber threat assessment. Julie Watts reports. (1-29-16)
New Mobile App Speeds Access To 911 Emergency Call CentersIf you call 911 from your cellphone in Oakland and Berkeley, you’ll be connected to CHP before you’re transferred to police dispatch. Now, instead of calling 911, there’s another option: an Oakland-based app called Bluelight that’s supposed to clear all the complications -- for a price. Christin Ayers reports. (1-22-16)
Techie Turned Teacher Creates YouTube Comedy Series At Marin County High SchoolJonah Steinhart lived the Silicon Valley dream, selling two startups he co-founded. Then at age 25 he did a 180. KPIX 5's Sharon Chin introduces you to a man whose transformation is the basis of a Bay Area Internet sitcom. (1-8-16)
White House Officials Confab With Silicon Valley Tech Leaders To Thwart Terrorists OnlineTop White House officials met with leading technology companies in San Jose where they discussed ways to combat terrorism. Len Ramirez reports. (1-8-16)
Fans Watch Warriors Season Opener In Virtual RealitySome of the best courtside seats in the house on Warriors Opening night were not in the house. Cate Cauguiran tells us, they were in virtual reality.
Backlash Over Alleged Racial Profiling At Neighborhood Watch WebsiteNextdoor, a San Francisco-based social network aimed at connecting neighbors, is responding to complaints of racial profiling. Sharon Chin reports. (10-16-15)
Google's Loon Balloon Falls From The Sky Shocking SoCal NeighborhoodA southern California neighborhood got a rude awakening Saturday when a Google Loon Balloon fell out of the sky and onto their block.
Department Of Defense Joins With Silicon Valley To Boost High-Tech InnovationThe Defense Department has awarded a Silicon Valley group a $75 million grant to establish an institute dedicated to innovation in flexible electronics and next-generation Internet connectivity. (8-28-15)
Pentagon To Investigate Federal Employees Whose Names Were Released In Ashley Madison HackingThe adultery website Ashley Madison is scrambling to deal with the release of more confidential material after hackers posted internal documents and more details of users. CBS' Michelle Miller explains why it has become a concern for the Department of Defense. (8-21-15)
Talking Tech: Self-Driving Cars A New Target For HackersCBS technology analyst Larry Magid talks about the challenges we'll be facing in the near future as computer control extends to more of the physical devices we rely on. (8-9-15)
ConsumerWatch: Chrysler Recalls A Million-Plus Vehicles After Hackers Show How To Control Cars RemotelyChrysler is recalling more than a million vehicles to fix a computer flaw that could allow hackers to take over control of the car. Julie Watts reports. (7-24-15)
Ellen Pao Resigns As CEO Of RedditReddit’s interim CEOEllen Pao is stepping down following days of unyielding criticism over her handling of an employee’s dismissal, and the circulation of an online petition calling for her removal. Andria Borba reports. (7-10-15)
Taco Bell Tests Online Ordering With Home Delivery In Bay AreaYou can now order from Taco Bell and get it delivered straight to your door. Christian Hartnett puts the new service to the test. (7-8-15)