Robot cars race around California

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A driverless car called Boss has scooped a $2m prize in a Californian race for robotic vehicles. Boss successfully drove around an urban environment, avoiding other cars, and covering 60 miles (85km) in less than...

Hacker Breach Suspends California Gov Domain

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If you had trouble accessing government websites in California a few days ago, don't worry, you weren't hallucinating: the federal government apparently briefly suspended the entire "ca.gov" domain after a hacker managed to insert redirects...

California Hangs Up Teenage Drivers

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Teenage drivers in California will soon have to text "g2g" to their friends as Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger passed a new law yesterday prohibiting all individuals under 18 from using a cell phone while driving. The...

California College Offers YouTube Course

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If you're like most internet users, you'll watch a few YouTube videos per week; now imagine if you could earn college credits while watching YouTube videos. Before you begin laughing, let me refer you to...

California to build 'world's largest' solar farm

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By 2011, near Fresno, California, San Francisco-based Cleantech America LLC plans to build the world's largest solar power plant: 640 acres to fit the 80-megawatt farm, seven times the size of the world's biggest plant...

California Attorney General Files Charges in HP Spying Case

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The California Attorney General's office late Wednesday charged former Hewlett-Packard Chairwoman Patricia Dunn, a second high-ranking HP executive and three others with felony fraud and conspiracy in the wake of a controversial internal investigation launched...

Microsoft Settles California Antitrust Claims

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Microsoft Corp., tentatively agreed to pay $70 million in vouchers to several California municipalities to settle an antitrust claim that it used its market dominance to overcharge government customers, plaintiff lawyers said on Tuesday. The...

California sues Microsoft for antitrust--again

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California is trying to make Microsoft pay--again. Five state counties and two cities have filed a class-action lawsuit against the software giant for using its monopoly power to deny government agencies free...

California senate approves anti-Gmail bill

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The California state senate on Thursday approved a bill that takes aim at Google's new Gmail service, placing strict limits on e-mail providers seeking to scan customer messages for advertising and other purposes. ...

California town for sale on eBay finally sold

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This tiny Northern California town, which sparked an ill-fated eBay bidding war nearly two years ago, has finally been sold -- this time for real. (Proves to me that you can get *just* about anything...

California City To Go Wireless

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Browsing the Web from the Southern California city Cerritos may soon become an outdoor sport. The first phase of a project to establish citywide wireless Internet access is slated to begin next month....

California center of U.S. wireless industry

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California has emerged as the center of the U.S. wireless communications industry, with almost twice as many workers in the sector as Texas, its nearest rival, according to a report released this week. ...

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