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  • Mandate for 'kill switches' in smartphones fails in Calif. Senate

    Mandate for 'kill switches' in smartphones fails in Calif. Senate
    SACRAMENTO — Despite support from law enforcement including LAPD Chief Charlie Beck, a measure that would require smartphones to have enabled "kill switches" failed in a close vote Thursday in the California Senate. With the telecommunications...
  • Ride-sharing ordinance passes key hurdle

    Ride-sharing ordinance passes key hurdle
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s revised ordinance to impose some regulation on ride-sharing companies operating in Chicago was sent on its way Thursday to a full city council vote next week, despite objections that the measure lacks proper safety or consumer...
  • Md. commission proposes Uber regulations

    Md. commission proposes Uber regulations
    A judge with the Maryland Public Service Commission proposed Thursday to categorize Uber and other popular rideshare companies as "common carriers" — and subject them to the same regulations as taxis. Uber has threatened to leave the state if the...
  • Make room for ride-sharing [Editorial]

    Make room for ride-sharing  [Editorial]
    The proposal to classify Uber as a common carrier — as ordered yesterday by the state's chief public utility law judge but potentially up for consideration by the Maryland Public Service Commission in the next 30 days — is probably not the...
  • Kids rude at restaurants? Tell parents something they don't know.

    Kids rude at restaurants? Tell parents something they don't know.
    As the father of 2-year-old twins, I'll readily concede that small children can be loud, unpredictable, distracting, mean, insufferable little tyrants. In fact, I'll concede it so readily that I don't have to be told as much by the fine diners smugly...
  • Pasadena ad-tech start-up Perfect Market acquired by Taboola

    Pasadena ad-tech start-up Perfect Market acquired by Taboola
    Taboola, a New York online advertising and publishing start-up, has acquired Pasadena-based rival Perfect Market. The terms of the sale were not disclosed but the acquisition brings together two start-ups that provide services for increasing traffic and...
  • Why iTunes, apps and services may be key to Apple's future

    Why iTunes, apps and services may be key to Apple's future
    Despite its ecosystem of products, Apple's business relies heavily on the sales of iPhones. In the third quarter results reported on Tuesday, iPhone sales were 52.7% of revenue. But what's the second most important business? That's harder to answer, and...
  • MTA to offer tracking of buses via smartphone

    MTA to offer tracking of buses via smartphone
    Users of the Maryland Transit Administration's bus system will be able to track buses in their area via their smartphones and other mobile devices starting this fall, one of many changes announced Monday as part of the agency's multiyear bus improvement...
  • Nickel in early iPad likely triggered allergy in boy: study

    Nickel in early iPad likely triggered allergy in boy: study
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Nickel in a first-generation iPad likely triggered an allergic skin reaction in an 11-year-old boy, a case that highlights an increasingly common condition linked to the rapid adoption of consumer electronics, according to a...
  • Opera Software to buy Brentwood start-up AdColony

    Opera Software to buy Brentwood start-up AdColony
    Tap to watch a TV show clip on Lifetime's iPad app, and a high-definition video ad for the Home Depot begins playing, it seems, even before your finger has left the screen. Shaving milliseconds to get that and thousands of other video ads loaded...
  • Facebook to track users' TV habits

    Beginning this fall, when Facebook users watch a TV show on a cellphone or tablet, Facebook will probably know about it. The social network will scan its databases and send the age and gender of the viewer to Nielsen, the TV ratings measurement company,...