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SF loses tech director to NYC

San Francisco’s director of the Department of Technology is stepping down from…

 

UCLA computer scientist Leonard Kleinrock has an inspired scene in “Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World.” (Courtesy Magnolia Pictures)

Herzog contemplates computers’ predominance in new doc

“Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World” delves into the gargantuan…

 

Walker Hare, left, and Luis Vega appear in “Camp Maldito.” (Courtesy Will Given)

‘Campo Maldito’ a thrilling, chilling comedy about gentrification

In “Campo Maldito,” when weird things start happening in the ramshackle office…

 

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SF to receive faster Internet with new AT&T GigaPower network

A handful of Bay Area cities including San Francisco will get a…

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In this March 17, 2015 file photo, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. AT&T Mobility LLC has been hit with a $100 million fine for offering consumers “unlimited” data, but then slowing their Internet speeds after they hit a certain amount. The Federal Communications Commission, which regulates the telecommunications industry, says the company misled consumers with the plans. Officials say the company would slow speeds dramatically at times, to levels lower than advertised.  (AP Photo/Lauren Victoria Burke)

AT&T hit with $100M fine for ‘unlimited’ data plans

AT&T Mobility LLC has been slapped with a $100 million fine for…

In this March 17, 2015 file photo, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. AT&T Mobility LLC has been hit with a $100 million fine for offering consumers “unlimited” data, but then slowing their Internet speeds after they hit a certain amount. The Federal Communications Commission, which regulates the telecommunications industry, says the company misled consumers with the plans. Officials say the company would slow speeds dramatically at times, to levels lower than advertised.  (AP Photo/Lauren Victoria Burke)
Gabrielle Lurie/Special to The ExaminerA worker is shown preparing the new "techmobile" for its Saturday debut.

SF Library's new techmobile to debut Saturday

After a $66,000 overhaul, one of four bookmobiles operated by the San…

Gabrielle Lurie/Special to The ExaminerA worker is shown preparing the new "techmobile" for its Saturday debut.
Elaine Thompson/AP PhotoCables connecting phone

Internet outages reveal gaps in US broadband infrastructure

When vandals sliced a fiber-optic cable in the Arizona desert last month,…

Elaine Thompson/AP PhotoCables connecting phone
Mike Koozmin/the s.f. examinerMonkeybrains co-founder Rudy Rucker

Will citizens pay for gigabit Internet?

San Francisco is the self-styled innovation capital of the world, with tech…

Mike Koozmin/the s.f. examinerMonkeybrains co-founder Rudy Rucker
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San Francisco seeks to speed up fiber Internet expansion

Falling behind other cities in providing Internet service, San Francisco is taking…

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US to propose pay-for-priority Internet standards

The Federal Communications Commission is set to propose new Internet rules that…

Officials say cyber attack suspect had bunker in Spain

MADRID — A Dutch citizen arrested in northeast Spain on suspicion of…

Lee Jin-man/APTwo bank clerks

South Korea: Chinese Internet address source of attack

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A Chinese Internet address was the source…

Lee Jin-man/APTwo bank clerks

All systems go for broadband

Although NASA has retired the 30-year-old space shuttle program, that doesn’t mean…

Fuzzy signal for San Francisco's wireless plans

Despite its private-sector tech prowess, San Francisco as a city has fallen…

Faked photos of Osama bin Laden's corpse spreading across Internet

Gruesome faked photos of a dead Osama bin Laden have been spreading…

Georgian woman inadvertently cuts off internet service to Armenia

Internet service was shut down across much of Armenia for nearly 12…

Internet is growing this year

Kieren McCarthy, the general manager of .nxt, speaks about the conference that…

'Internet ID?' No thanks, say online privacy advocates

Lost in all the press about the disturbing events this weekend in…

Dating site sued by sour love seekers for alleged bogus profiles

WHO: Match.comWHAT: The online matchmaker is being sued by some of its…

Only one in five Americans want government to regulate the Internet

Upwards of 60 percent of Americans opposed Obamacare before it was passed…