Waymo Gets First Permit to Test Fully Driverless Cars in California
The permit allows Waymo to test its driverless vehicles during the day and night, on roads with speed limits up to 65 miles per hour, even in foggy and drizzly conditions. Waymo plans to start in its hometown of Mountain View and surrounding cities before expanding the testing zone.
The Trump Administration Is Fighting California's Tough Net Neutrality Law
California, home to Silicon Valley, has enacted the nation's toughest net neutrality protections and will have to defend them in court.
California Lawmakers Just Made It Harder for Companies to Sell Your Data
It could be the dawn of a new era.
California to Require Solar Panels on Most New Homes
It's the first state where the renewable energy is mandatory.
A Politician Is Trying to Stop Elon Musk From Selling Flamethrowers
An assemblymember of the California State Legislature is worried about safety risks and fire hazards.
California Paves the Way for Cars With Empty Driver's Seats
Proposed regulations would let companies test self-driving cars on public roads without a human driver present.
In About-Face, Uber Will Apply for California Self-Driving Car Permit
The ride-hailing app previously argued that it didn't need the $150 permit since humans were present in its autonomous Volvo XC90 SUVs at all times.
Hasta la Vista, Baby! What Happens if California Leaves the Union?
Among "Calexit"'s many outcomes, the prices of fruits and vegetables would rise, and we would have to say goodbye to Mickey . . . sort of.
Californians Are Calling for a 'Calexit' from the U.S. -- Here's How a Secession Could Work
Far-fetched as it may sound, the plan started gathering steam after Tuesday night's surprising vote.
Fourth-Generation Mondavis Are Happily Making Wine Together
The internal family feud is long gone, and the fourth generation is collaborating under their new label, Fourth Leaf Wines.