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Microsoft says it will follow California's digital privacy law in US

Microsoft says it will follow California's digital privacy law in US

Amid fears law will hurt tech profits.
Nov 12 2019 1:30PM
Uber sued over resistance to California 'gig' employment law

Uber sued over resistance to California 'gig' employment law

Despite law not yet being enacted.
Sep 13 2019 12:52PM
California Senate passes bill to tighten 'gig' worker rule

California Senate passes bill to tighten 'gig' worker rule

Shuts loophole that classes workers as independent contractors rather than employees.
Sep 12 2019 6:48AM
Driver escapes sanction for wearing Google Glass

Driver escapes sanction for wearing Google Glass

Police couldn't prove device was on.
Jan 17 2014 10:56AM
Senators aim to prevent California from aiding NSA spying

Senators aim to prevent California from aiding NSA spying

Will other States resist?
Jan 10 2014 12:30PM
Google gets first driverless car plates

Google gets first driverless car plates

Red plates turn green when car is publicly available.
May 9 2012 6:46AM
Apple faces class action over in-app buys

Apple faces class action over in-app buys

Kids run up big bills.
Apr 19 2012 5:00PM
Visa threatens banks over spammer accounts

Visa threatens banks over spammer accounts

Delinquent banks scared, shutter spammer bank accounts.
Mar 5 2012 11:51AM
Visa threatens banks over spammer accounts

Visa threatens banks over spammer accounts

Delinquent banks scared, shutter spammer bank accounts.
Mar 1 2012 6:00AM
Yahoo plans 42-acre campus in US

Yahoo plans 42-acre campus in US

Web giant to spend its way out of the recession.
Oct 31 2009 7:33AM
Schwarzenegger negs update to California breach law

Schwarzenegger negs update to California breach law

In an apparent surprise move, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger rebuffed a bill that would have updated the 2003 landmark California data breach notification law.
Oct 19 2009 9:49AM
California lawmaker wants satellite images blurred

California lawmaker wants satellite images blurred

A member of the California assembly has tabled a bill that would force mapping companies to blur out millions of images in case they aid terrorists.
Mar 5 2009 12:48PM
Google takes a stand on gay marriage

Google takes a stand on gay marriage

Google has filed an amicus brief in several legal challenges to Proposition 8, which make gay marriage illegal in California.
Jan 19 2009 6:51AM
California laws will increase penalties for patient data snoopers

California laws will increase penalties for patient data snoopers

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger this week signed legislation into law that will pose harsher penalties for hospital workers who pry into sensitive patient data.
Oct 2 2008 10:08AM
New algorithm boosts network routing efficiency

New algorithm boosts network routing efficiency

A newly-developed algorithm for computer network routing could significantly boost the efficiency of networks that share ever-changing Internet resources.
Aug 28 2008 12:05PM
Los Alamos breach to cost University of California US$2.8 million

Los Alamos breach to cost University of California US$2.8 million

The University of California system has agreed to pay the US Department of Energy (DOE) a US$2.8 million fine as a result of a security breach at Los Alamos National Laboratory last year.
Dec 20 2007 9:46AM
California University goes with Aussie developer

California University goes with Aussie developer

Australian-based software developer, HarvestRoad, has been selected by California State University as a core component in the prototype development of its California State University (CSU) Digital Marketplace.

Nov 26 2007 2:58PM
Schwarzenegger shoots down California data-protection bill

Schwarzenegger shoots down California data-protection bill

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, with strong urging from a lobbying alliance, has vetoed a stringent data protection bill that would have made merchants, not banks, responsible for reissuing credit cards and alerting customers following a breach.
Oct 16 2007 9:55AM
Hacked Marin County website prompts shutdown of all California state sites

Hacked Marin County website prompts shutdown of all California state sites

A hacked county website in California that redirected users to a pornographic site triggered the federal government late Tuesday to initiate a system-wide shutdown of all government sites in the Golden State.
Oct 4 2007 10:16AM
California decertifies ‘vulnerable' voting machines

California decertifies ‘vulnerable' voting machines

California's secretary of state has decertified the voting machines of four companies, saying the security of their systems is "too flawed to be widely used."
Aug 8 2007 1:59PM

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