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California Issues Permits To Test Out Self-Driving Cars

09/16/2014, When one talks about a self driving vehicle these days, it does not seem to elicit much excitement, as it sounds as though everyone has already started to dip their respective fingers into a potentially lucrative “cookie jar”, so to speak. Having said...

California Resort Lifts Ban On Apple Imposed Back In 1983

04/16/2013, A luxury resort based in California, the La Playa Carmel, has lifted a 30 year ban on Apple after a company retreat turned in to more of a college beer blast, as described by Frank Rose who is the author of “West of Eden: The End of Innocence at...

Free digital textbooks in California

10/01/2012, It seems that the cost of living is rising everywhere you turn – gas, education, medical care, the works! All but your salary, and when it comes to education, college students will be able to identify with the fact that they spend thousands of...

California: Illegal to throw away singing cards

02/03/2012, Companies like Hallmark make plenty of money all year round with the kind of merchandise they have on offer, and there seems to be a card for every occasion now, be it births, deaths, anniversaries, festivals (religious or otherwise), you name it, they...

Parents can control child’s Facebook page with new bill

05/17/2011, California, the Golden State, might soon see parents being given the legal authority to control their child’s Facebook page if a new bill under consideration is passed, of course. Facebook won’t be the only site affected by this bill as other...

California might ban phones in prisons

03/23/2011, The Golden State, California, has just inched closer to approving the ban of cell phones in prisons there. The state’s Public Safety Committee has just approved a new bill which intends to crack down on the smuggling of cell phones (we would say...

Drug dispensing robots increase hospital efficiency and accuracy

03/11/2011, One of the most important aspects of being a pharmacist is the ability to dish out accurate amounts of required medication. When you have hundreds of patients to deal with everyday, the job gets tiring, tedious and mistakes are bound to happen. But not at...

Nevada has single largest solar power plant in the country

12/10/2010, Nevada, aiding California in its effort to generate 20% of its juice from renewable sources before 2010 is over, has just announced that the Copper Mountain Solar Facility is up and fully operational. In fact, it has already generating power, where the...

Ubergizmo will be live @ NVIDIA GTC in San Jose, California

09/21/2010, Hi guys and gals! We will be covering the GPU Technology Conference (GTC) at the San Jose Convention Center, San Jose, California at 9am PST today. What’s GTC all about? Well, since GPUs have been hailed to be the future of computing, GTC 2010 will...

E-Personators to be Jailed in California if New Law is Signed

09/07/2010, Wanting to commit identity fraud? Of course you don’t, dear UberGizmo readers, as there are talks of a new law that can send Internet impersonators to prison if signed by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. And we’re not talking just criminals,...

San Diego schools go solar

08/10/2010, The San Diego Unified School District Board of Education recently approved a contract with Amsolar, where they agreed to build and operate 5.2 megawatts worth of solar panels on its properties. Amsolar is a specialist when it comes to solar projects,...