UC Berkeley cancels ‘alt-right’ speaker Milo Yiannopoulos as thousands protest | World news | The Guardian

The University of California Berkeley has cancelled a speech by rightwing internet troll Milo Yiannopoulos after thousands of students gathered in protest and a group of black-clad anti-fascist activists shot fireworks at the speech venue. The Martin Luther King Jr student union was heavily fortified behind several layers of police barricades when protesters began gathering […]

Uber cancels self-driving car trial in San Francisco after state forces it off road | Technology | The Guardian

California has forced Uber to remove its self-driving vehicles from the road, canceling the company’s controversial pilot program in San Francisco after a week of embarrassing reports of traffic violations and repeated legal threats from state officials. The department of motor vehicles (DMV) announced late on Wednesday that it had revoked the registration of 16 […]