California governor signs 'internet of things' cybersecurity bill
The law sets a cybersecurity standard for Silicon Valley's IoT manufacturers starting in 2020.
Gov. Jerry Brown orders audit of California DMV
The state legislature failed last month to pass a proposal to audit the department, which has struggled with long wait times, IT outages and technical glitches for months.
Gov. Jerry Brown says California will launch its 'own damn satellite' to fight climate change
The state will partner with the geospatial imagery company Planet Labs to build the satellite, which will monitor pollution from orbit, the governor said.
State IT workers anticipate modest raises under job reclassification in California
About 4,000 employees stand to see their paychecks go up, though some increases may be as little as per month.
California introduces major IT job reclassification
A plan to update the state's confusing and outdated role structure would reduce 36 job titles to just nine.
California governor vetoes bill to expand 5G infrastructure
The legislation would have standardized the permitting process for small-cell antennas on utility poles.
California governor appoints permanent CIO, chief data officer
Gov. Jerry Brown made Amy Tong’s role as state chief information officer permanent and appointed a new chief data officer for the state Thursday.
California unveils website to promote community health
California debuted a new online portal that allows users to monitor health indicators — like the adult obesity rate and number of preventable hospitalizations – in each of its counties.
Calif. governor vetoes tech contractor reporting bill
Gov. Jerry Brown said the bill "duplicates what the Department of Technology is already doing."