The new rules require driver background check, training, and insurance coverage, and let the state collect fees from the ride-sharing companies.
The ride-sharing service tries cutting fares in Los Angeles and San Diego by 30 percent. If the lower prices increase demand substantially over the next two weeks, UberX will keep them low.
The EU clears the way for Microsoft's planned purchase of Nokia's mobile devices and services business.
Legislators rejected a bill requiring device makers like Apple to include antitheft software on smartphones sold in the state. Their reason: It would be bad for business.
The company says it won't have to pay fines levied against it by the California Public Utilities Commission.
A lawmaker wants the state to move toward what the EU gives its citizens in terms of "habeas data" rights -- the power to request one's personal data from companies that hold it. But Silicon Valley may well fight back.
The man allegedly created a site where sexually explicit photographs of individuals were posted without their approval and then allegedly extorted money from victims for removal of images.
The social network's recent privacy recalculation prevents excluding your profile picture, cover photo, and other formerly hide-able information from search results.