Tag: California

E-payment & Security, Technology

Apple, Facebook & Google – How California’s new privacy measures apply

November 5, 2020

Via: Apple Insider

California voters passed a new privacy law that would strengthen and close loopholes in exisiting regulatory protections. Here’s what it could mean for Big Tech and consumers elsewhere. On Nov. 3, Californians voted on a new privacy measure called Proposition […]


Lyft will suspend its ride-hailing service in California

August 20, 2020

Via: The Verge

Lyft will suspend its ride-hailing operations in California at 11:59PM PT on August 20th, the company confirmed in a blog post. Along with Uber, the company was ordered by a state judge to employ its drivers rather than classify them […]


Google Express Plans to Shut Down Its Two Delivery Hubs

August 20, 2015

Via: itCurated

Google Express, the search giant’s same-day delivery service, is shutting down its two delivery hubs in San Francisco and Mountain View, Calif., according to sources. The move is part of a broader push within Google to revamp the service, which […]

E-payment & Security

Kill Switch Is No Dead Certainty to Stop Phone Theft

July 27, 2015

Via: itCurated

The phone-locking kill switch has been widely hailed as a powerful deterrent to phone theft. This month, California became the first state to require that new smartphones be sold with such technology enabled by default. Introduced by Apple Inc. in […]