Tag archive for ‘California’
    California Bans Insurers From Dropping Policies Made Riskier by Climate Change
    By asif On Thursday, December 5th, 2019
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    California Bans Insurers From Dropping Policies Made Riskier by Climate Change

    California’s wildfires have grown so costly and damaging that insurance companies — a homeowner’s last hope when disaster strikes — have increasingly been canceling people’s policies in fire-prone parts More...

    California Class-Action Lawsuit Accuses TikTok of Illegally Harvesting Data and Sending It to China
    By asif On Monday, December 2nd, 2019
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    California Class-Action Lawsuit Accuses TikTok of Illegally Harvesting Data and Sending It to China

    The social-media platform TikTok is amassing vast swaths of data on its users without their consent and sending it to servers in China, according to a class-action lawsuit filed the day before Thanksgiving in California More...

    Impeachment, Israel, California: Your Tuesday Briefing
    By asif On Tuesday, November 19th, 2019
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    Impeachment, Israel, California: Your Tuesday Briefing

    (Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good morning. We’re covering impeachment testimony in Washington, a reversal of U.S. policy on Israeli settlements and a reappraisal of the artist More...

    Proposed California Rule Threatens to Drive Out Plastics, Californians
    By asif On Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
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    Proposed California Rule Threatens to Drive Out Plastics, Californians

    Photo: Rich Pedroncelli/Associated Press In ways large and small, California’s “alternative universe” of overactive government has been making More...

    Why Everything They Say About California Fires — Including That Climate Matters Most — Is Wrong
    By asif On Tuesday, November 5th, 2019
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    Why Everything They Say About California Fires — Including That Climate Matters Most — Is Wrong

    Many blame climate change for California’s fires, but the main causes lie elsewhere Associated Press In 2018, a fire ripped through the town of Paradise, California, killing 85 people. It was the deadliest More...

    California Relies on Planes, Lessons From Past to Prevent Deadly Blazes
    By asif On Saturday, November 2nd, 2019
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    California Relies on Planes, Lessons From Past to Prevent Deadly Blazes

    California has battled some of its biggest wildfires this year with a new weapon: a plane outfitted with infrared sensors that can see through smoke to plot the blazes’ perimeters and transmit the coordinates More...

    Can AI Save Kids? A Former California Entrepreneur of the Year Says Yes
    By asif On Tuesday, October 29th, 2019
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    Can AI Save Kids? A Former California Entrepreneur of the Year Says Yes

    Zohar Levkovitz offers insight into how tech can shield youth from online toxicity. October 28, 2019 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur More...