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Donald Trump, California Governor Feud over $3.5 Billion Bullet Train Project – Is the President Right?

Brian Evans - Feb 14, 2019

California’s bullet train project is the latest thorn that’s nagging U.S. President Donald Trump. In a tweet, Trump claimed that California had canceled the bullet train project…

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California Might Force Silicon Valley to Pay ‘Data Dividends’ – How Will Google & Facebook Respond?

Brian Evans - Feb 13, 2019

A little over four weeks since being sworn into office, California Governor Gavin Newsom has already started making enemies in the tech sector – specifically with Silicon…

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IBM Partnership Uses Blockchain, IoT to Combat Drought in California

Brian Evans - Feb 11, 2019

U.S. state of California sees IBM partnership using blockchain and IoT technology to tackle drought

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IBM Blockchain Assists Groundwater Pilot in Drought-Prone California

Brian Evans - Feb 11, 2019

IBM and two other organizations will marry blockchain and IoT to help manage groundwater usage in an "at-risk" Californian aquifer.

Bitcoin Scams
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US Indicts Two More Men on Fraud and Extortion in SIM-Swapping Investigation

Brian Evans - Feb 05, 2019

Court confirms two more U.S. citizens have been indicted on SIM-swapping charges

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20-Year Old Hacker Pleads Guilty to $5 Million Cryptocurrency Theft

Brian Evans - Feb 01, 2019

A 20-year-old hacker is set to serve 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to cryptocurrency theft valued at $5 million

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Not Quite Robocop, But This California Police Department is Rocking a Tesla Model S

Brian Evans - Jan 25, 2019

By CCN.com: The Fremont Police Department has announced that it is launching a pilot program to use electric vehicles to reduce carbon emissions while patrolling the sunny…

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PG&E, US’ Largest Energy Utility Firm, to File for Bankruptcy as Potential Liabilities From California Wildfires Reaches Billions

Brian Evans - Jan 14, 2019

U.S. utility Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) disclosed on Monday that it will file for bankruptcy. US’ largest energy utility firm with a market cap of…

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Oklahoma Duo Arrested for $14 Million Cryptocurrency Theft

Brian Evans - Sep 30, 2018

Oklahoma police have arrested two men who reportedly stole millions of dollars from a California-based cryptocurrency company, local media reported. Fletcher Robert Childers, 23, and Joseph Harris,…

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From California to Colorado: How US Regulates the Political Donations in Crypto

Brian Evans - Sep 28, 2018

California might be setting a crypto-unfriendly regulatory precedent. But for now it doesn’t have much influence on other states