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Apple-Backed Right to Repair Bill Signed Into Law in California

Wednesday October 11, 2023 3:12 pm PDT by
California this week officially adopted new right to repair legislation, with California Governor Gavin Newsom this week signing SB 244 into law. The Right to Repair law requires companies to provide customers with the tools to diagnose and repair consumer electronics and appliances. Apple in August sent a letter urging California to adopt the bill, despite the fact that Apple has lobbied...
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California Governor Teases Support for Digital IDs: 'We're Going to Do It Like No Other State'

Tuesday January 10, 2023 12:51 pm PST by
Apple in 2022 enhanced the Wallet app with a new feature that is designed to allow driver's licenses and state ID cards to be stored in the Wallet app, but states need to implement support for the option, and only a handful have done so as of now. California has been developing a digital ID for some time now, and the California DMV received permission to start testing mobile driver's...
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Apple and T-Mobile to Supply 1 Million iPads to California Students

Friday August 7, 2020 8:16 am PDT by
Apple and T-Mobile are to supply students in California with up to one million iPads, according to a press release from the California Department of Education. Apple and T-Mobile are collaborating to provide iPads with high-speed cellular connectivity to students across California, as planning for distance learning in the next school year takes shape. Apple and T-Mobile will fulfill orders ...
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Apple Met With California DMV to Review Autonomous Vehicle Regulations

Friday September 18, 2015 4:48 am PDT by
Apple senior legal counsel Mike Maletic held an hour-long meeting with the California Department of Motor Vehicles last month to review "autonomous vehicle regulations," according to internal documents obtained by The Guardian. The revelation comes amid widespread rumors that Apple has hired hundreds of employees to develop an electric vehicle over the past several months. California DMV ...