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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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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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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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Is the smartphone 'kill switch' really bad for business in California?

Senators who nixed mandatory antitheft software on phones sold in state say it’s bad business. But many won’t say why.

By May 4, 2014

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Toyota's new compact concept is for urbanites in need of utility

Compact, spacious, and flexible: the Toyota Urban Utility concept debuts in San Francisco.

By September 9, 2014

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California thinking may backfire for Google's new self-driving car

Commentary: Google is a leader in self-driving cars, but its new, steering-wheel -free model may not resonate globally.

By May 28, 2014

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California Senate approves smartphone ‘kill-switch’ bill

After failing in the state Senate two weeks ago, a bill requiring that device makers include antitheft software on phones sold in the state passes muster.

By May 8, 2014

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California shoots down 'kill switch' legislation for smartphones

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.

By April 24, 2014