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Looking to expand to more US cities and focus on its carpool feature, the peer-to-peer car service gets a wad of dough from several investors, including Virgin's Sir Richard Branson.
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.
The bill, which is now on the governor's desk, pits privacy advocates against law enforcement interests in managing the emerging technology.
The biggest earthquake to rock the San Francisco Bay Area in 25 years hit early Sunday, and technology -- including a project in part backed by Google -- could put us into a better position than ever to react.
Law requires security software to come enabled by default, but other than that, not much will change for most smartphone users.
A bill requiring smartphone makers to include antitheft software on devices sold in California is one step away from becoming law.
The Rigs to Reefs program has transformed 450 oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico into reefs that host teeming fish populations. CNET Road Trip 2014 dove a rig for an up-close look.
An early policy amendment has suggested that video game addicts may be exempt from mandatory military service but so far, no one has qualified for the exemption.
Allergic reactions to nickel in some gadgets have been noticed for a while. Now, a medical journal report suggests a possible link between rashes and exposure to nickel in Apple's iPads.
The mere promise of Google Fiber seems to be enough to send rivals scrambling to deliver ultrafast Internet service at a reasonable price. Just look at Austin, Texas.