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Calif. governor signs smartphone 'kill switch' bill into law

Law requires security software to come enabled by default, but other than that, not much will change for most smartphone users.

By August 25, 2014

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Zuckerberg's FWD.us to Calif. leaders: Fix 'broken' immigration system now

The political action group, which has a special interest in obtaining visas for high-skilled workers, hopes to force a vote on immigration reform this year.

By May 2, 2014

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Calif., carriers headed for battle over 'kill switch' bill

State regulators unveiled the proposed piece of legislation, hoping to suppress theft of mobile devices. But will resistance from the wireless industry halt the effort?

By February 7, 2014

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Proposed bill would require kill switch in Calif. phones, tablets

The California Senate bill is designed to deter smartphone and tablet theft.

By February 6, 2014

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Calif. lawmaker to introduce smartphone 'kill switch' bill

Sen. Mark Leno wants to make the security feature -- aimed at bricking stolen smartphones -- the law.

By December 19, 2013

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Uber, Lyft, and Sidecar get tentative green light in Calif.

The California Public Utilities Commission issues a proposal that would allow drivers working for ride-sharing apps to freely take to the road if they agree to certain guidelines.

By July 30, 2013

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Critics raise specter of police state in challenge to new Calif. law

Californians, including adult prostitutes, convicted of indecent exposure and other sex-related crimes must now register "Internet identities" with police. ACLU and EFF say that's unconstitutional.

By November 7, 2012

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Calif. law passed to halt employer snooping on social media

Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown signs a privacy bill making it illegal for employers to demand employee usernames and passwords for social media accounts.

By September 27, 2012

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Calif. to Amazon sellers: We're coming for those sales taxes

Amazon.com will start collecting sales taxes for most, but not all, items it ships starting tomorrow. Calfornia's tax collectors tell CNET they have a plan to tax the rest.

By September 14, 2012

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Amazon shoppers will squeeze through Calif. tax loophole

On Saturday, California residents get to pay tax at checkout on Amazon.com purchases. But hundreds of thousands of items will remain (apparently) tax-free.

By September 11, 2012