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California regulators approve ride-sharing guidelines

The new rules require driver background check, training, and insurance coverage, and let the state collect fees from the ride-sharing companies.

By Sep. 19, 2013

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UberX rolls out price cut in California after regulatory win

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.

By Oct. 3, 2013

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European Commission approves Microsoft's Nokia buy

The EU clears the way for Microsoft's planned purchase of Nokia's mobile devices and services business.

By Dec. 4, 2013

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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 Apr. 24, 2014

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Uber strikes key deal with California regulators

The company says it won't have to pay fines levied against it by the California Public Utilities Commission.

By Feb. 1, 2013

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Tech firms may balk at California push for citizen data access

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.

By Apr. 3, 2013

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Alleged 'revenge porn' Web site operator arrested in California

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.

By Dec. 11, 2013

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The private information Facebook now makes public

The social network's recent privacy recalculation prevents excluding your profile picture, cover photo, and other formerly hide-able information from search results.

By Nov. 12, 2013