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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 Jun. 29, 2014

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Facebook boy-with-gun pic: Governor wants investigation

The governor of New Jersey has asked the state's attorney general to look into what happened when child-protection services and police arrived at the house of a man who posted a Facebook picture of his 11-year-old son with a rifle.

By Mar. 27, 2013

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Zuckerberg to hold fund-raiser for New Jersey governor

Facebook's CEO opens up his Palo Alto, Calif., home to raise money for Gov. Chris Christie's reelection campaign. A maximum donation of $3,800 per person, please.

By Jan. 24, 2013

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AT&T/T-Mobile merger flopped despite governor, advocacy support

Despite galvanizing governors and special interest groups, AT&T has given up on owning T-Mobile and its tantalizing prize of broadband spectrum--nine months after shocking the U.S. with news of the proposed buyout.

By Dec. 19, 2011

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New Jersey governor to interview with Facebook's Sandberg

Monday sees an interview on Facebook live in which Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg will ask the New Jersey governor searing questions. Facebookers can ask him things too.

By Nov. 9, 2011

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California governor signs Amazon sales tax bill

A new law in California, signed into law today by Gov. Jerry Brown, could set a nationwide precedent for how Amazon deals with state taxes on purchases.

By Sep. 23, 2011

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Whitman leads in cash for Calif. governor race

It's no surprise that the billionaire Internet exec has more money to spend, but she's also the leader in individual contributions, according to reports posted Friday.

By Aug. 1, 2009

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Meg Whitman takes next step in Calif. governor run

An earlier version of this story misstated the month Meg Whitman stepped down as CEO. It was March 2008. Read the updated story here.

By Feb. 9, 2009

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Meg Whitman takes next step in Calif. governor run

Former eBay CEO announces exploratory committee to run as a Republican for California governor in 2010, to succeed Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger who faces term limits.

By Feb. 9, 2009

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'Governor' Meg Whitman? Um, no

In these post-Wall Street meltdown, post-Bernie Madoff, post-bailout times, the reception to another filthy rich dot-commie will be lukewarm, at best.

By Jan. 7, 2009