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September 10, 2014 | 6:00 am

Apple Jumps Into Health Monitoring With New Watch

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Debut of device marks company’s entrance into multibillion-dollar mobile health industry.

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State Senate OKs Smartphone ‘Kill Switch’ Bill on 2nd Try

May 8, 2014 | 2:55 pm

State Senate OKs Smartphone ‘Kill Switch’ Bill on 2nd Try

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Lawmakers pass measure after Apple and Microsoft drop objections. Wireless companies still oppose it.

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Update: Supreme Court Hears Arguments on Cellphone Searches

April 30, 2014 | 8:25 am

Update: Supreme Court Hears Arguments on Cellphone Searches

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At issue: Whether sifting through phone contents without court OK violates ban on unreasonable searches.

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San Francisco’s Muni Reports Sharp Drop in Crime, Smartphone Theft

April 28, 2014 | 9:31 am

San Francisco’s Muni Reports Sharp Drop in Crime, Smartphone Theft

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City officials credit a theft-awareness campaign and presence of police officers on buses and trains.

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Apple’s Latest Suit Against Samsung May Target Google

March 31, 2014 | 2:32 pm

Apple’s Latest Suit Against Samsung May Target Google

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The trial in Silicon Valley marks the latest round in a long-running series of lawsuits between the two tech giants that underscore a much larger concern about what is allowed to be patented.

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San Francisco Looks to Curb Crime, Phone Thefts on Muni

November 7, 2013 | 4:16 pm

San Francisco Looks to Curb Crime, Phone Thefts on Muni

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Muni launches ‘Eyes Up, Phones Down,’ a campaign to make riders safer from crime on buses and trains.

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Shopping on Smartphones: San Franciscans Do It at Work

October 15, 2013 | 6:20 pm

Shopping on Smartphones: San Franciscans Do It at Work

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We lead the country in buying stuff on our phones while in a meeting or on a conference call.

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Facebook Buys Israeli Startup in Play for Mobile Space

October 14, 2013 | 10:37 am

Facebook Buys Israeli Startup in Play for Mobile Space

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Move could improve the company’s smartphone products and help foster the spread of Internet access.

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