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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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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

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FCC chief to wireless industry: I work for the American public

FCC chairman Tom Wheeler tells industry not to expect a free ride on any of the major issues his agency is now considering, including megamergers, Net neutrality, and the upcoming incentive wireless auction.

By September 9, 2014

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Web backbone companies warn against Net neutrality regulation

Companies including Intel, Qualcomm, IBM and Cisco claim tightened rules by the FCC could pinch broadband providers and lead to billions of dollars in lost investments.

By December 10, 2014

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Apple lawyer sums up iPod antitrust trial: 'This is all made up'

The jury hears closing arguments in a class action case about the decisions made almost a decade ago to limit competitors' access to Apple's iPod.

By December 15, 2014

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Qualcomm laying off about 600 employees globally

Cuts at the mobile-chips giant come as it faces a handful of ongoing government investigations into its business practices.

By December 9, 2014