Road Trip 2015: The first in a two-part series on Vietnam's startup scene and how the government is trying to rev up investment and interest in businesses that hope to be the next viral hit.
As a wildfire rages, some people send up drones, presumably to shoot video. However, this means helicopters carrying water cannot fly.
The ride-hailing company comes under scrutiny of regulators for allegedly failing to provide the state with mandatory data on the number of rides it gives.
Starting July 1, smartphones sold in the state must come with software that lets users lock a stolen phone so it can't be used, making it harder to resell. Crime statistics show the tech is already working.
After his plan to break up California flopped, Tim Draper takes another stab at changing the state's government, giving $500,000 for counties to use a startup's data visualization tools.
The California Department of Motor Vehicles at first denied the Associated Press' request for the information, but has now changed course.
California Labor Commission rules that a driver for the ride-hailing service is an employee and not an independent contractor. The decision could have ramifications for Uber's business model.
The bill would limit the personal information that services such as Uber and Lyft can request or require from their customers.
Commentary: A 2012 law forbids the states' Public Utility Commission from regulating Internet services. But the pending merger of ISPs could allow the opportunity to do just that.
For Road Trip 2015, CNET travels to Vietnam to explore how its citizens are beefing up their technical know-how for the digital age.