California DMV warns 20 months of records may have been exposed

A ransomware attack on a company called Automatic Funds Transfer Services (AFTS) has had a ripple effect on customers. One of those is the California Department of…

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Gig economy drivers in California sue to overturn Prop 22

Despite passing with a wide 58 to 42 percent margin in November, California’s Proposition 22, which sought to keep gig-economy workers in the state classified as independent…

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Massachusetts plans to ban the sale of new gas-powered vehicles by 2035

Back in September, Governor Gavin Newsom announced California would ban the sale of new gasoline and diesel-powered vehicles by 2035. Massachusetts says it now plans to do…

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California clears Nuro’s driverless cars to start making commercial deliveries

It was only earlier this year that delivery service Nuro became the second company to get permission to test fully driverless vehicles in California, and now it…

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California’s COVID-19 exposure notification app starts rolling out

Starting later this week, people in California will be able to take another step to slow the spread of COVID-19 when the most populous state in the…

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Tesla won’t face a fight over California’s latest COVID-19 restrictions

California is once again instituting restrictions to keep COVID-19 in check, but it’s not going to risk pushback from Tesla this time around. Reuters reports the state’s…

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Hitting the Books: What really goes into your artisanal cheese

Keep your white picket fences and 2.5 suburban-raised children, there is nothing more American that tearing into an individually-wrapped slice of hyper-processed, luminescently orange milk-derived consumption commodity….

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Appeals court backs ruling that Uber, Lyft should treat drivers as employees

Uber and Lyft lost in court in Thursday, as the First Appellate District court in San Francisco affirmed a preliminary injunction placed against the companies last month….

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California Uber drivers sue company over Prop 22 app notifications

It’s no secret Uber has been aggressively supporting Proposition 22, a California ballot initiative that would allow the company to skirt a state law requiring them to…

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GM will test fully driverless cars in SF later this year

General Motors and its self-driving car unit Cruise say they’ll start testing unmanned autonomous vehicles in San Francisco by the end of 2020 (via NBC News). On…

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