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California’s Controversial Energy-Grid Bill Advances

California’s Controversial Energy-Grid Bill Advances

By Martin Macias, Jr., COURTHOUSE NEWS SERVICE

June 19, 2018

https://www.courthousenews.com/californias-controversial-energy-grid-bi…

LOS ANGELES (CN) – In an effort to transform California’s relationship to energy markets in the western region of the country, lawmakers on Tuesday advanced a bill that would merge California into a regional energy market.

Tesla Hit Parked Police Car 'While Using Autopilot'

Tesla Hit Parked Police Car 'While Using Autopilot'

By Staff Reporters, BBC NEWS

May 30, 2018

http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-44300952

The driver suffered minor injuries and told police she was using the car's driver-assisting Autopilot mode.

The crash has similarities to other incidents, including a fatal crash in Florida where the driver's "over-reliance on vehicle automation" was determined as a probable cause.

Warning, Drivers: Your Car Can Cruise On Its Own, But You're Still Responsible

Warning, Drivers: Your Car Can Cruise On Its Own, But You're Still Responsible

By Marco della Cava, USA TODAY

May 29, 2018

https://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/2018/05/29/car-makers-semi-self-dri…

Car companies battling for their share of $2 trillion in annual global auto sales increasingly lean on shiny tech that takes over some of the driving from humans.

Aetna Sues Plaintiffs Firm, Consumer Watchdog in HIV Patient Privacy Debacle

Aetna Sues Plaintiffs Firm, Consumer Watchdog in HIV Patient Privacy Debacle

The insurance giant was originally sued in federal court in Philadelphia after it mailed notifications to patients about how to fill their HIV drug prescriptions that clearly identified them in envelope windows

By P.J. D'Annunzio, THE LEGAL INTELLIGENCER

May 25, 2018

Poll: More Than 9 In 10 In Key States Concerned About Driverless Cars

Poll: More Than 9 In 10 In Key States Concerned About Driverless Cars

By Luis Sanchez, THE HILL

May 22, 2018

http://thehill.com/policy/transportation/388854-poll-more-than-9-in-10-…

More than 90 percent of people in a handful of key states are concerned about the safety of driverless cars, according to a poll released by an advocacy group on Tuesday.