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President's broadband push pits FCC against states

President Obama gave the FCC his blessing this week to use its regulatory authority to pre-empt state laws prohibiting cities and towns from building broadband networks, but the agency will face opposition.

By January 17, 2015

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Congressional Republicans propose their Net neutrality fix

A bill introduced Friday claims to protect Internet openness without reclassifying broadband as a utility. But it also guts the FCC's regulatory authority.

By January 16, 2015

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California deems carpooling via all ride-share services illegal

Uber, Lyft and Sidecar are told to halt any carpool features. The California Public Utilities Commission confirms it sent two copies of a warning letter to all three peer-to-peer car services.

By September 12, 2014

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Tesla prepares California plant for Model X sport utility

Carmaker is preparing up to deliver its first sport utility vehicle. The Model X is expected to arrive in 2015.

By July 22, 2014

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Obama: Regulate broadband Internet like a utility so it 'works for everyone'

President Obama calls for tighter rules from the FCC -- leaving a little bit of wiggle room -- in an effort to preserve a "free and open Internet."

By November 10, 2014

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Net fix: Who's to blame for the Net neutrality mess? Look to Verizon

Verizon fought hard to overturn 2010 rules governing Internet access. But it now faces the possibility that the FCC will impose even stricter regulations than the ones it had thrown out.

By January 15, 2015

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Rapere: The drone that hunts other drones

A team of commercial drone developers are creating a drone whose sole purpose is to seek, intercept and destroy other drones.

By January 14, 2015

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California bill would ban police drone spying without warrant

The bill, which is now on the governor's desk, pits privacy advocates against law enforcement interests in managing the emerging technology.

By September 12, 2014

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California bars online retailers' fines for negative reviews

Law prohibits online retailers from imposing contracts that require customers waive their right to express a negative opinion about their service experience.

By September 10, 2014

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Bitcoin converter Circle opens to the public worldwide

The company's service allows consumers to swap established currencies for the digital kind without the speculating inherent in trading exchanges.

By September 29, 2014