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Confessions of a smartphone thief

Almost 2 billion people around the world use smartphones -- typically worth hundreds of dollars a pop on the black market. A former smartphone thief explains their allure to street criminals.

By November 24, 2014

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For data-driven Oakland A's, the 'IT coach' sets the defense

For eight years, A's coach Tye Waller has been collecting data on opposing players and methodically building an application that gives the team an advantage on defense and on the bases.

By August 17, 2014

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Yahoo bus blockaded, puked on in Oakland

Tech-shuttle protests appear to take a turn for the weird as a demonstrator reportedly mounts a bus and vomits down the windshield.

By April 2, 2014

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Google Glasses head to ballpark with Oakland A's pitchers

Relievers will be able to wear the high-tech specs on the field for team activities but not during games, the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

By August 14, 2013

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Facebook bus drivers vote to join Teamsters

Drivers for the social network's shuttle bus contractor say they seek better schedules and wages that allow them to live near their jobs.

By November 19, 2014

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VSCO Cam 4.0 optimized for iPad, new features for iPhone

Visual Supply Company announced an update Thursday for its popular app, VSCO Cam, a photo editor that packs a lot of power behind its minimalist interface.

By November 13, 2014

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Get a Lenovo Z50 Core i7 laptop for $549, shipped

A secret coupon code drops this powerful model another $100 below Lenovo's own sale price.

By November 10, 2014

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Phone-crazed audiences and fed-up musicians? Yondr is on the case

The startup has developed a novel way to help audiences give musicians their undivided attention: a locking smartphone case that must be used while at a show.

By November 2, 2014

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Flying on the Blue Angels' 'Fat Albert Airlines' at SF's Fleet Week

At the annual military extravaganza in San Francisco, CNET flies the friendly skies in the Blue Angels' support craft, a C-130 named Fat Albert. The plane may be chubby, but it gives an intense ride.

By October 12, 2014

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Thousands of LEDs to light up SF-Oakland Bay Bridge

Artist Leo Villareal has created a large-scale LED sculpture that will enliven the Bay Bridge for the next two years. CBS This Morning's John Blackstone reports on how the project came to light.

By March 5, 2013