California Category

April 10, 2019

The Border Is Broken. And There’s No Plan to Fix It.

For years, there have been warnings that America’s immigration system was going to fail. That time may be now.

April 9, 2019

Trump Mocks Climate Change. That’s a Key to Defeating Him.

A Green Real Deal will put the president on the defensive in the next election.

April 8, 2019

Buses and Trains Lack Safety Features That Are Standard Elsewhere

The number of people killed in train and bus accidents is relatively low. But the nation’s top safety board says a few simple measures could cut the figures even more.

April 8, 2019

The team behind Baidu’s first smart speaker is now using AI to make films

The HBO sci-fi blockbuster Westworld has been an inspiring look into what humanlike robots can do for us in the meatspace. While current technologies are not quite advanced enough to make Westworld a reality, startups are attempting to replicate the sort of human-robot interaction it presents in virtual space. Rct studio, which just graduated from […]

April 4, 2019

Reserve your demo table at TC Sessions: Mobility 2019

Viva la revolution! And by that we mean the tech revolution taking place in mobility and transportation. If you’re an early-stage startup founder in either field, don’t miss your chance to demo your company in front of top influencers at TC Sessions: Mobility 2019. It’s a prime opportunity to showcase your tech startup in front […]

April 4, 2019

PG&E Reveals New C.E.O. and a Revamped Board of Directors

Bill Johnson, most recently the head of the Tennessee Valley Authority, will fill the chief executive position held by Geisha Williams, who left in January, just before PG&E filed for bankruptcy.

March 29, 2019

A Texan’s Big Bet on a Fossil-Fuel Future for California

Andrew Beal, a poker-playing billionaire and major Trump backer, could upend California’s carbon-free power goals with a case before federal regulators.