California Company Creates First Pot Breathalyzer

A company based in California has developed the first breathalyzer type product for detecting marijuana drug use. The company, Hound Labs, is based in Oakland and has been developing this product for some time now. The product aims to aid police officers when they suspect DUI’s during traffic stops. Mike Lynn, the CEO of Hound […]
  • Peter Boyer
  • August 6, 2018
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California cuts greenhouse gases significantly

Is California inspiration for other states? On Wednesday, the California Air Resource Board reported that California greenhouse gas emissions dropped by 2.7 percent in 2016. That brings their greenhouse gas emissions for the year down to 429.4 million metric tons – that may still seem like a lot (and it is), but it’s actually very […]
  • Ben Norman
  • July 12, 2018
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#PermitPatty Resigns as CEO of California Cannabis Company

Allison Ettel, dubbed as #PermitPatty on Twitter, has stepped down as CEO of a Cannabis Company in California. The social media villain became famous last Saturday when Erin Austin posted a video of Ettel calling the cops on her daughter Jordan for selling bottled water on a hot summer day. Jordan was raising money to […]
  • Peter Boyer
  • June 28, 2018
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Investor proposes three-way split of California

Could California ever split into thirds? Silicon Valley investor Tim Draper recently proposed a division of California into three regions: Northern California, Southern California, and California. The crazy part is: it could actually appear on the ballot in November. The proposal received over 400,000 signatures, due primarily to the financial support of Draper, who invested […]
  • Ben Norman
  • June 13, 2018
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Did the scandal actually affect Facebook’s stocks?

Facebook first-quarter reports show that its earnings and shares are all soaring up. The company has far exceeded Wall Street predictions. Despite the horrendous scandal that Facebook had gone through just weeks ago, it seems that the company is still going strong in its stocks, as reported by Business Insider. Click here to be directed […]
  • Crystal Ng
  • April 29, 2018
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Are we giving up that cup of Joe? California Judge Takes Stand

Coffee contains acrylamide, a substance that causes cancer. California requires coffee companies to put warning labels on the item.  Almost a hundred companies that produce coffee, including Starbucks have been filed a lawsuit against by the Council for Education and Research on Toxics, a nonprofit group. The charges were based on the grounds of violation […]
  • Crystal Ng
  • March 31, 2018
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Uber loses to Waymo in self-driving vehicle service

Uber’s autonomous vehicle kills a pedestrian in Arizona. Waymo, Google’s self-running car service, further expands its business. Smart gadgets have been around for some time now. Subsequently, people are looking into further innovation towards larger machines now, like motor vehicles. Some of the people who share this view are Uber executives. They believe that vehicles […]
  • Crystal Ng
  • March 29, 2018
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Jeff Bezos, First Centi-Billionaire in America

Jeff Bezos, the co-founder of Amazon has officially made it all the way to the top of Forbes list of world’s billionaires. Moreover, he has become the first and only person in America to acquire the title of centi-billionaire at a total worth of $127 billion, as determined by the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. He has […]
  • Crystal Ng
  • March 8, 2018
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Amazon Instant Pickup will give customers their orders in two minutes

In this age of instant gratification, eCommerce retailers like Amazon face a dilemma. A consumer can make a purchase in seconds with a few clicks of a mouse or taps on a screen—it doesn’t get much more instant than that. Then, though, customers must wait for days or weeks before they get their hands on the […]
  • William Van-Lear Black
  • August 16, 2017
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