The ride-hailing company is being sued after two women allege they were sexually assaulted by Uber drivers. The plaintiffs say Uber needs to do more to keep passengers safe.
Backed by many tech firms and the ACLU, the privacy law hits the books but doesn't apply to federal law enforcement authorities.
Civil liberties advocates welcome the change, but say the public will remain largely unaware if their information has been caught up in criminal investigations.
Technically Incorrect: In something of a meta-event, a woman who is filming police during an operation is herself filmed as a deputy marshal grabs her phone and throws it to the ground.
A ruling by Europe's highest court puts the social network and thousands of other companies in a tough spot over how they handle user data.
San Francisco's board of supervisors votes to amend the bill passed last October legalizing short-term accommodation rentals.
The Wikimedia Foundation argues that the NSA's full-scale seizure of Internet communications is a violation of its First and Fourth Amendment rights.
Passage of the USA Freedom Act revises the controversial national security policy created after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
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.
Proposed amendments would put a 120-day cap on the number of days per year residents can rent out their homes or rooms in the city.