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Smartphone 'kill switch' law takes effect in California

Starting July 1, smartphones sold in the state must come with software that lets users lock a stolen phone so it can't be used, making it harder to resell. Crime statistics show the tech is already working.

By July 1, 2015

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Holy Fark! Drew Curtis is running for Kentucky governor

He's brought us silly videos of animals and hilarious shots to the groin for over a decade. Now it's time for payback, and all Fark.com founder Drew Curtis asks in return is your vote.

By January 26, 2015

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Calif. governor signs smartphone 'kill switch' bill into law

Law requires security software to come enabled by default, but other than that, not much will change for most smartphone users.

By August 25, 2014

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Smartphone 'kill-switch' bill headed to California governor

A bill requiring smartphone makers to include antitheft software on devices sold in California is one step away from becoming law.

By August 11, 2014

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California governor signs bill legalizing Bitcoin, other digital currencies

A new law reverses prohibition against use of anything but US currency for commerce.

By June 29, 2014

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LGBT rights are good for the tech industry, SF Pride Parade chief says

San Francisco is both the home of the tech industry and the epicenter of the gay rights movement. Now the city is throwing its biggest party of the year, just after the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage.

By June 27, 2015

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Hover into battle: US military strikes deal to develop hoverbike tech

A new project to develop hoverbikes for the US Army Research Laboratory could bring humanity one step closer to a real-life "Star Wars."

By June 22, 2015

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Australia's 'internet filter': Government passes site-blocking laws

Australian Parliament passes controversial new laws allowing rights holders to force service providers to block websites deemed to be facilitating piracy, but critics have slammed it as nothing more than an "internet filter."

By June 22, 2015

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Watch Arnold Schwarzenegger terminate fans at Madame Tussaud's

Technically Incorrect: Visitors to the wax museum think they're posing with an inanimate version of the actor, and then he comes to life. They nearly die.

By June 21, 2015

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Arnold Schwarzenegger is your new Terminator on Waze

Technically Incorrect: Wouldn't you love to have the Terminator offer "Hasta La Vista, Baby" at the end of your journey? Well, now you can.

By June 15, 2015