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01.28.16
California secretly listened to cellphone calls from the air
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California secretly listened to cellphone calls from the air

The CIA-developed "Dirtbox" can monitor thousands of people at a time.

By S. Dent,   01.28.16
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01.26.16
ICYMI: California water woes, VR arcade life and more
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ICYMI: California water woes, VR arcade life and more

Uncle Sam's precipitation allocation problem.

By K. Davis,   01.26.16
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01.21.16
California lawmaker wants to ban phone encryption in 2017
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California lawmaker wants to ban phone encryption in 2017

The bill would put every Californian's digital security at risk to prosecute a few pimps.

By A. Tarantola,   01.21.16
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01.14.16
California fines Uber $7.6 million for not reporting driver data
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California fines Uber $7.6 million for not reporting driver data

Uber will pay the fine but appeal the decision.

By J. Conditt,   01.14.16
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01.14.16
US government announces $4 billion self-driving car program
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US government announces $4 billion self-driving car program

The US DoT will have a national blueprint for autonomous vehicles within 6 months.

By A. Tarantola,   01.14.16
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12.22.15
California approves Flywheel's attempt at modernizing taxis
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California approves Flywheel's attempt at modernizing taxis

Taxi drivers in the Golden State can use a Flywheel app instead of old-school meters.

By J. Fingas,   12.22.15
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12.18.15
Apple is being sued over another data-gobbling bug
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Apple is being sued over another data-gobbling bug

This time it's for iPhone 5's running iOS 6 and 7

By A. Tarantola,   12.18.15
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12.07.15
The EazeMD app lets you consult a weed doctor on your phone
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The EazeMD app lets you consult a weed doctor on your phone

It's like Skype, but for medical marijuana prescriptions.

By A. Tarantola,   12.07.15
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11.04.15
California police use these biometric scanners
11.04.15

California police use these biometric scanners

The Electronic Frontier Foundation wants you to know what face, finger and tattoo scanners are in use by California cops.

By J. Fingas,   11.04.15
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