Sonoma Puts Moratorium On Short-Term Vacation RentalsThinking about a weekend in Sonoma to enjoy fall in Wine County? Well, if you were looking at booking on websites like Airbnb and Vacation Rental By Owner, you better seek an alternative.
Online Payday Lender LendUp To Pay Millions For Overcharging, False MarketingA San Francisco startup with millions in venture capital funding - hailed by many as an alternative to abusive payday lending - has agreed to pay millions in redress for overcharging consumers and using deceptive marketing tactics.
Online Election Voting? Stanford Expert Says Pitfalls Too GreatElectronic voting systems are relatively new, and there’s talk of giving voters a chance to cast their ballots via the internet.
States Move To Clamp Down On Tax Collection By Online RetailersFed up with inaction by Congress, several states are taking matters into their own hands when it comes to collecting tax on the sales of online goods.
Stream ‘The Night Before’ with Metallica at Live105.com!Not making the trip for the Big Game? Fear not, you can still watch Metallica's set. The band will provide a live stream of their show at 8:30pm. Check it out at live105.com...
Judge Orders Safeway To Pay Shoppers $42 Million For Overcharging OnlineSafeway has been ordered to pay customers almost $42 million to customers nationwide.
California Supreme Court Rules Online 'Sweepstakes' Gambling IllegalWhile most of the legal attention is focused in on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to legalize same-sex marriage in all 50 states, the State Supreme Court has ruled that online "sweepstakes" gambling is illegal in California.
FCC Looking To Close Digital Divide: 21 Percent Of Californians Either Have No Internet Or Still Use Dial UpCalifornia is slowly closing the digital divide, but a new survey shows millions of Californians still rely on dial-up Internet service or aren’t online at all. The federal government is looking to change that.
Mastermind Behind Silk Road Online Drug-Selling Site Sentenced To Life In PrisonRoss Ulbricht, who created the online drug-selling site Silk Road, has been sentenced to life in prison. He was arrested in San Francisco in 2013.
Stanford Grad's Invention Allows Women To Pee While Standing, Avoid Messy ToiletsA recent Stanford grad has come up with a product for women that lets them pee standing up to avoid uncomfortable messes that often accompany public toilets.
Breast Milk Sold Online Can Be Tainted With Cow's Milk, Study ShowsThe Internet is a resource for just about anything including a place to purchase human breast milk. A new study shows some of the milk sold online can contain cow's milk and previous studies have shown high-levels of potentially dangerous bacteria.
Larry Magid Tech Report: Amazon’s Dash Offers Ordering at the Push of a ButtonAmazon has been offering one-click ordering online for almost two decades, but they’re taking that idea into the real world with the Dash button, offered to their Prime account customers, that allows convenient restocking of everyday items.