California

Google Signals $7 billion Investment In Data Centres, Offices

Alphabet unit reaffirms commitment to California and signals hefty investment in data centres and jobs due to pandemic surge

2 months ago

Clearview AI Sued In California By Immigrant Groups

Another legal headache for facial recognition firm Clearview AI to halt use of its tech, despite ban in some Californian…

2 months ago

California Can Enforce Its Own Strict Net Neutrality Law

Open Internet Victory? Ruling from US federal judge rejects attempt by US broadband providers to block California's tough net neutrality…

3 months ago

Nevada Draft Bill To Allow Tech Firms To Form Own Communities

Fancy a Facebook suburb? Or a Google neighbourhood? Nevada considers scheme to allow tech firms to create their own communities

3 months ago

Google Seeks To Move ‘Meritless’ Collusion Lawsuit To California

Lawsuit by US states filed in Texas, alleging Google collusion with Facebook, should be heard in California instead says Google

4 months ago

California Asks Court To Force Amazon To Comply With Coronavirus Probe

Attorney General asks court to force Amazon to co-operate with state investigation into its handling of Covid-19 pandemic

5 months ago

Oracle Joins California Leavers, Relocates To Texas

California exodus? Software giant Oracle becomes latest Silicon Valley firm to move its HQ from California and relocate it to…

5 months ago

California Asks To Join US DOJ Google Lawsuit

California attorney general becomes first Democrat to support federal antitrust action against Google, as states mull additional actions

5 months ago

Elon Musk Leaves California, Moves To Texas

After threatening to pull Tesla out of California altogether, Elon Musk reveals he has personally left the US state and…

5 months ago

California Approves Gig Economy ‘Contractor’ Vote

Blow for state legislators. Californians have voted to allow gig workers to remain as 'contractors', and not be classified as…

6 months ago

Uber, Lyft Ordered To Classify California Drivers As Employees

Landmark ruling for gig economy? Californian Appeals Court orders ride hailing firms Uber and Lyft to classify their drivers as…

7 months ago

Amazon’s Zoox Obtains California Permit For Fully Driverless Car Tests

Amazon subsidiary Zoox receives permit to test driverless vehicles without a backup driver in California, one of only four granted…

8 months ago

Uber, Lyft Granted Emergency Injunction By California Court

Gig economy development. No California shutdown yet for Uber and Lyft, after court grants emergency injunction over worker status

9 months ago

Uber Will Close Down In California After Court Ruling, CEO Warns

Court ruling to classify Uber and Lyft drivers as employees means Uber and Lyft will probably shut down temporarily in…

9 months ago

Tesla Reaches Deal With California County To Re-open Factory

The acrimonious stand-off between Elon Musk's Tesla and Alameda County looks to have been resolved, with factory production to begin…

1 year ago

Trump Steps Into Tesla Factory Row, As Musk Talks With Texas Over HQ Move

US President gets involved in Elon Musk's fight with Californian county, after Fremont factory is re-opened in defiance of local…

1 year ago

Elon Musk Risks Arrest As He Reopens Telsa Factory

Arrest me. Tesla CEO Elon Musk has defied local officials in California by reopening Fremont factory, and dared them to…

1 year ago

Tesla Sues Californian County, Threats To Move HQ

Final straw for Elon Musk. Skirmish with California erupts into full-scale legal battle after local officials refuse to allow Fremont…

1 year ago

Coronavirus: Tesla’s California Factory To Restart Production

Electric car maker Tesla to restart production at its Fremont factory after Elon Musk tweeted about 'fascist' lockdown in California

1 year ago

Coronavirus: Tesla Suspends Production At Main Factory

Electric carmaker's main factory in California has ceased production for three weeks in bid to slow spread of the Covid-19…

1 year ago

Microsoft Pledges To ‘Honour’ California’s Privacy Rules

Redmond pledges to roll out California's strict CCPA privacy laws across the entire United States

2 years ago

California Bans Facial Recognition From Police Body Cams

Lawmakers in California have banned the use of facial-recognition software in police body cams

2 years ago

Facial Recognition Wrongly Identifies 26 Lawmakers As Criminals

Two dozen California lawmakers flagged as criminals by facial recognition software, ACLU says

2 years ago

California To Suspend State Net Neutrality Law Until Court Ruling

Showdown between US states and federal government averted until court rules on Trump's net neutrality “roll-back”

3 years ago

US Government Sues California After Net Neutrality Adoption

Collision course set for most populous US state and FCC, after governor officially adopts 'net neutrality' laws

3 years ago

California On Collision Course With FCC Over Net Neutrality

The most populous US state heads for net neutrality clash with American communication regulator

3 years ago

Tech Giants Face EU Tax On ‘2 To 6 Percent Of Turnover’

A major change to the way the European Union taxes companies such as Google and Amazon is coming within 'weeks',…

3 years ago

Uber Moves Self-Driving Cars To Arizona

Arizona offered open roads to Uber after California ran its self-driving car test programme off the road

4 years ago

Uber’s Driverless Testing Hits A Bump In The Road

The California Department of Motor Vehicles says Uber failed to comply with state regulations

4 years ago

Google, Ford, Volkswagen And Others Challenge California’s Proposed Rules On Driverless Car Testing

The search giant and car makers objected to potential regulatory roadblocks the autonomous driving development

5 years ago