Hoaxers Increasingly Going Online To Threaten SchoolsOn a spring day at Mount Elden Middle School in Flagstaff, Arizona, the phone rang and a receptionist answered. A computerized female voice was on the line with a disturbing message: "I can see children. I'm going to kill children!"
Sacramento Animal Shelters Using Pet Facial Recognition AppAnimal shelters in the Sacramento area are using a new app to reunite lost pets with their owners.
Twitter's Periscope Arrives On Android DevicesAfter weeks of speculation and anticipation, Twitter is launching its wildly popular Periscope live-streaming app for Android users.
Ask A Sacramento Expert: How To Take Better Pictures With Your PhoneNot everyone has an actual camera, but most people have a smartphone. That smartphone generally comes with a camera built in and they've progressed to being very capable additions to the picture taking world.
What Does The AT&T/DirecTV Deal Mean For Customers?Ready to bundle your mobile phone and TV bills together? That is one of the changes customers can expect if AT&T Inc.'s proposed $48.5 billion acquisition of DirecTV is approved by regulators.
Starbucks iOS App Stores Customer Information In Plain Text; Target For HackersStarbucks’ mobile app for iOS has a security flaw that could allow hackers to steal the users’ username and password directly from the phone without even knowing the users’ PIN.
Investigation Into Deadly Limousine Fire Wraps UpThe California Highway Patrol is set to release on Monday its conclusions of its investigation into a limousine fire that killed five nurses who were trapped in the back.
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Call Kurtis: They Published My Unlisted Phone NumberA Rio Linda woman says her phone number is listed even though she is paying for it not to be. When she couldn't fix it herself, she called Kurtis.
Call Kurtis: Put My Name On My Bill!She's "70-something" -- though the feisty senior won't tell you just exactly how old she is -- and she has pictures that go back just as far. So if you've shared a laugh with her in that time, there's a good chance your picture is on a wall somewhere in her house.
Call Kurtis: They Gave Away My Phone Number!Almond said mistakes can happen when phone numbers are transferred from one company to another, a process known as "porting." In this case, however, Bockius wasn't trying to switch to Comcast -- but somehow her number had been reassigned.
Google Working On Phone With Built-In Payment ToolGoogle is working on a new computer chip and software upgrade that the company believes will eventually enable mobile phones to replace credit cards.