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    Tech Report: Google Maps Takes You Back In Time

    By Mario Sevilla

    SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) -- Google maps has unveiled a new feature for their street view mapping that let's you travel back in time and see what a place looked like in the past. KRON 4 tech reporter Gabe Slate shows Full Article

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    Tech Report: Tech Invasion in San Francisco

    By Mario Sevilla

    SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) -- The tech invasion continues in San Francisco. LinkedIn has leased the skyscraper that is being built at Howard and 2nd Street. It's going to be a big building which will feature 450,000 square feet of Full Article

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    Tech Report: Easy Steps to Help Make Your iPhone Battery Last Longer

    By Mario Sevilla

    SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) -- Reports that the Facebook app has been draining battery life in iPhones has people experimenting in their settings menu and making things worse. KRON 4's Gabe Slate shows us that it's not all that hard, actually. Full Article

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    Tech Report: Skully Motorcycle Helmet with Rear View Camera

    By Mario Sevilla

    SAN FRANCISCO (KRON)- A local startup has invented a new high-tech motorcycle helmet that is generating a lot of buzz. Tech reporter Gabe Slate got his hands on one and he shows us how it could save lives. Mobile Full Article

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    Tech Report: Facebook’s Nearby Friends Feature

    By Mario Sevilla

    SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) -- Facebook has announced a new feature that will let others on Facebook know exactly where you are at all times by tracking the GPS built into your phone. Our tech reporter Gabe Slate has the details. Full Article

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    Tech Report: 1-800 Phish Alert

    By Mario Sevilla

    SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) -- Fake phishing pages are hiding all over the internet. They look like real log in pages for online services you use like Comcast, Netflix, or Aol. The page appears to be where you would log into Full Article

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    Tech Report: Google Glass Etiquette

    By Mario Sevilla

    SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) -- There is a lot of controversy around these high tech glasses. They are off-putting to a lot of people. Today, Google is doing a one day sale allowing anyone to purchase Glass through their website. This Full Article

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    Tech Report: Google Glass One Day Sale

    By Mario Sevilla

    SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) -- Google is going to have a one-day sale on Tuesday of its Google Glass. WATCH Mobile App users click here to view the video (Copyright 2014, KRON 4, All rights reserved.) Full Article

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    Tech Report: ‘Heartbleed’ Could Put Your Personal Information At Risk

    By Mario Sevilla

    SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) -- A major online security vulnerability dubbed "heartbleed" could put your personal information at risk, including passwords, credit card information and e-mails. This bug discovered by Google researchers, and a finish security company, affects encryption technology used Full Article

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    Tech Report: A Look at the Twitter Redesign and Similarities to Facebook

    By Mario Sevilla

    SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) -- Twitter has completely redesigned their look and user interface, and it's upsetting a lot of users. The new profile layout looks and acts a lot like Facebook. Mobile App users click here to view the video ( Full Article

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    Tech Report: Skinny App

    By Mario Sevilla

    SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) -- There's a new mobile app generating quite a buzz. It enhances selfie pictures by making the subject look skinnier. Some people are enjoying the ability to see themselves 15-pounds lighter, meanwhile others are finding this app Full Article

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    Tech Report: New HBO Series ‘Silicon Valley’ Premieres in Redwood City

    By Mario Sevilla

    REDWOOD CITY (KRON) -- This weekend Silicon Valley will be on the international stage. HBO's new comedy series called "Silicon Valley," a satire of the techie culture, debuts Sunday night. KRON 4 Tech Reporter Gabe Slate got a preview and Full Article

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    Tech Report: April Fools Day

    By Mario Sevilla

    SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) -- It’s the tech world’s favorite holiday: April Fool’s Day. It started years ago with Google doing a hoax on their search site every April first, but now everyone wants in on the action. Full Article

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    Tech Report: Twitter Tagging

    By Mario Sevilla

    SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) -- Twitter's new photo tagging feature is now up and running, and it has a lot of users concerned. The way it works is similar to Facebook's photo tagging. It allows other twitter users to attach your Full Article

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    Tech Report: Wello

    By Mario Sevilla

    SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) -- In our Tech Report, Gabe Slate meets with a start-up that's invented a new type of smartphone. It’s getting a lot buzz for how it can improve your health. Mobile App users click here to Full Article

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    Tech Report: Macworld Now Open in San Francisco

    By Mario Sevilla

    SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) -- The annual Macworld Tech Show begins tomorrow in San Francisco and runs through this weekend. Our tech reporter Gabe Slate gives us a preview of what will be on display. Mobile App users click here to Full Article