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Will California regulators overstep on the Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger?

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.

By April 13, 2015

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Inside the multibillion-dollar quest to make faster, cheaper gadgets

Intel, GlobalFoundries and other chipmakers have built massive facilities to manufacture more powerful computer chips. It's all part of a race to prove they can keep pace with Moore's Law.

By April 16, 2015

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California bill aims to protect ride-sharing passengers' privacy

The bill would limit the personal information that services such as Uber and Lyft can request or require from their customers.

By April 16, 2015

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Uber adopts a no-commission approach to stay operational in New Delhi

The taxi-hailing app switches gears to remain operational in India, despite a ban on their main business due to an ongoing legal battle.

By January 28, 2015

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Do private high-tech commuter buses jibe with public transportation?

Jitney-like shuttle startups, such as Leap and Chariot, have been criticized as being elite services that compete with mass transit, but urban planners don't quite see it that way.

By April 12, 2015

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Are crowdfunding sites becoming too political?

Experts believe controversial, political crowdfunding campaigns show no signs of slowing down.

By April 19, 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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San Francisco introduces free, solar-powered electric vehicle charging

In a demonstration project, San Francisco unveiled three installations of an off-the-grid solar-powered charging station, allowing electric vehicle owners to pull up and charge for free.

By April 17, 2015

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Feds OK plan to free up airwaves for smartphones

FCC approves plan to share airwaves previously used by the military to help mobile operators keep up with wireless data demands.

By April 17, 2015

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Net neutrality a reality: FCC votes to bring Internet under utility-style rules

In a 3-2 vote, the agency decides to apply the same rules that govern telephone service to broadband, with the hope that it ensures the fair and equal treatment of all traffic on the Internet.

By February 26, 2015