California to launch its own satellite to monitor climate change?

Gov. Jerry Brown says California will move forward with plans to launch a satellite into space in order to monitor climate change. He made the announcement at the Global Climate Action...

African experiments with drone technologies could leapfrog decades of infrastructure neglect

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Senator claps back after Ajit Pai calls California’s net neutrality bill ‘radical’ and ‘illegal’

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has provoked a biting senatorial response from California after calling the “nanny state’s” new net neutrality legislation “radical,” “anti-consumer,” “illegal,” and “burdensome.” Senator Scott Wiener...

The best security and privacy features in iOS 12 and macOS Mojave

September is Apple hardware season, where we expect new iPhones, a new Apple Watch and more. But what makes the good stuff run is the software within. First revealed earlier...

How to help Californians whose tap water is tainted?

David Gorn is a contributing writer for CALMatters and formerly was an editor and reporter for public media, including NPR and its California stations. Karen Lewis knows about water problems....

Payday startups are increasing access to wages, but is “make any day payday” the...

Kristen Berman Contributor Kristen Berman is a co-founder of Duke's Common Cents Lab with Professor Dan Ariely. Common Cents is generously supported by MetLife Foundation. Kristen was on the founding team...

The lobbying is fast and furious as gig companies seek relief from pro-labor Supreme...

Antoinette Siu Contributor For four years, Edhuar Arellano has left his house at 7 a.m. on weekdays to drive customers around the Bay Area for Lyft and Uber . Most days,...

California may mandate a woman in the boardroom, but businesses are fighting it

Antoinette Siu Contributor California is moving toward becoming the first state to require companies to have women on their boards –assuming the idea could survive a likely court challenge. Sparked by debates around...

As California burns, climate goals may go up in smoke—even after the flames are...

Julie Cart is a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter who writes for CALmatters, a nonprofit, non-partisan media venture explaining California policies and politics. As crews across California battle more than a dozen...

Otto co-founder Lior Ron is back at Uber

Lior Ron, the co-founder of the controversial self-driving technology company Otto, is returning to Uber to head up it’s trucking logistics company Uber Freight, TechCrunch has confirmed. Both Ron and...

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How to password protect a Microsoft Excel document

If you use a computer, you probably have some Microsoft Excel documents on your Mac or PC that you wouldn’t want other people...