The city once known for the summer of love is now dealing with a different kind of emotion. An influx of thousands of techies is feeding an unprecedented economic boom -- and generating a whole lot of angst.
Exploring the bounds of digital imagery and surveillance, artist Daniel Mayrit makes photos of financial and political powerhouses look like they were snapped by security cameras.
Chinese state-run TV calls Windows 8 a security threat, but Microsoft denies allegations that it uses its OS to collect data from users.
After failing in the state Senate two weeks ago, a bill requiring that device makers include antitheft software on phones sold in the state passes muster.
Legislators rejected a bill requiring device makers like Apple to include antitheft software on smartphones sold in the state. Their reason: It would be bad for business.
Japan's largest organised crime syndicate, the Yamaguchi-gumi, is turning to the Internet in an effort to change public opinion as membership numbers fall to an all-time low.
The term "Google bus" has come to symbolize very real tensions between tech companies and the communities they call home. Here's a look below the surface.
commentary Bitcoin will suffer the same fate as Bitnet: a technical advance that will soon be surpassed by even better advances.
A federal appeals court has thrown out the FCC's Net neutrality rules. CNET's Maggie Reardon explains what the ruling means to the average consumer -- and why it really, really matters.
The end of 2013 saw a rush of big NSA news, from a judge calling an agency program "almost Orwellian" to a bevy of tech stars talking reform at the White House. What lies ahead?