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  • In tech hiring case, a new player at the table Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 7:46 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 11- It's not often that a judge decides to blow up a settlement worth hundreds of millions of dollars because it is too low, but San Francisco attorney Daniel Girard convinced one Silicon Valley jurist to do exactly that.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 8- A U.S. judge on Friday rejected a $324.5 million settlement of a class action lawsuit filed by tech workers who accused four Silicon Valley giants including Apple and Google of conspiring to avoid poaching each other's workers.

  • Former Apple employee Sam Sung is cashing in Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 3:33 PM ET
    Apple Inc. employee Sam Sung auctions off his business card on eBay.

    A man named Sam Sung no longer works for Apple, but he is still looking to cash in on the irony—for charity, at least.

  • PARIS, Aug 1- For all the surprise that has greeted French telecom group Iliad's bid for T-Mobile US, there is one thing a procession of broadband and mobile firms have learnt in recent years: don't underestimate Xaviel Niel.

  • Is this company a threat to Apple's China ambition? Sunday, 29 Jun 2014 | 9:50 AM ET
    An employee, left, looks on while a customer browses smartphones inside a 3 Hong Kong store, operated by Hutchison Whampoa Ltd., in Hong Kong, China, on Wednesday, April 30, 2014. Xiaomi, which sells more phones in China than Apple, is expanding to 10 more countries, including India and Brazil, after starting sales in Singapore earlier this year.

    Few outside China likely know about this device maker, but some analysts call the company a threat to dominant players like Apple and Samsung.

  • SAN JOSE, Calif., June 19- A U.S. judge on Thursday said she had concerns about approving a $324.5 million settlement involving Apple, Google and two other tech companies in a lawsuit accusing them of conspiring to avoid poaching each other's workers.

  • 13 pioneers who forever changed consumers' lives Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 9:00 AM ET

    Disruptive tech companies whose products made people's lives easier, while upending industries in the process.

  • Tim Cook's vision for Apple     Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 11:01 AM ET

    The "Squawk Alley" team, and Dan Porter, former OMGPOP CEO and current head of digital at William Morris Endeavor, discuss The New York Times profile of Apple CEO Tim Cook.

  • Andreessen on Apple     Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 7:19 AM ET

    Marc Andreessen, Andreessen Horowitz, shares his thoughts on Apple's future after Steve Jobs and the acquisition of Beats. Jimmy Iovine is one of the best entrepreneurs of our time, says Andreessen.

  • Cheap Beats? Apple may pay less for deal: Report Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | 9:18 AM ET
    Jimmy Lovine and Dr Dre, co-founders of Beats.

    A deal between Apple and Beats Electronics may come this week, but with a smaller price tag than originally thought, the New York Post says.

  • May 23- Four major Silicon Valley companies have formally agreed to pay $324.5 million to settle claims brought by employees who accused them of limiting competition by colluding not to poach each other's talent.

  • May 23- Four major Silicon Valley companies have formally agreed to pay $324.5 million to settle claims brought by employees accusing them of colluding not to poach each other's talent.

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ LOS ANGELES, May 18- More than a decade ago, the late Steve Jobs pulled one of his trademark reality distorting maneuvers, browbeating music label executives into selling songs on Apple Inc's then-nascent iTunes digital store for a mere 99 cents apiece.

  • Jimmy Iovine new Steve Jobs?     Monday, 12 May 2014 | 11:17 AM ET

    Beats inventor Noel Lee, Monster Inc. CEO, discusses the talents of Jimmy Iovine as a marketer and a producer. Lee says Iovine is very "Steve Jobs like."

  • May 12- One of the plaintiffs in a lawsuit that accuses tech firms including Apple Inc and Google Inc of conspiring to hold down salaries has asked the court to reject a $324 million settlement negotiated by his own lawyers.

  • Meet Alibaba's brash outsider, Jack Ma Wednesday, 7 May 2014 | 8:11 AM ET
    Alibaba founder Jack Ma.

    Jack Ma began his career as an English teacher. Today, two of his websites account for more than half of the packages shipped through China.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, May 6- In the shadow of Internet monoliths such as Facebook, Google and Twitter, it's easy to forget that Silicon Valley got its start from hard-scrabble tinkerers building radios, microchips and other devices. Google in January acquired four-year-old smart thermostat maker Nest Labs for $3.2 billion.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, May 6- In the shadow of Internet monoliths such as Facebook, Google and Twitter, it's easy to forget that Silicon Valley got its start from hard-scrabble tinkerers building radios, microchips and other devices. Google in January acquired four-year-old smart thermostat maker Nest Labs for $3.2 billion.

  • New media site Ozy partners with NPR Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | 6:00 AM ET

    NEW YORK, May 6- Six-month-old new media site Ozy is jumpstarting its distribution and has struck a partnership with U.S. nonprofit radio network NPR. Ozy plans to capitalize on NPR's reach online with its more than 20 million monthly unique visitors- more than four times Ozy's online audience- to help more people see its content on NPR's home page.

  • Why giving to charity will make you richer: Weill Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 | 3:39 PM ET
    Sandy Weill, former CEO of Citigroup.

    Citigroup founder and philanthropist Sandy Weill said that young entrepreneurs and executives should start giving to charity as early as possible.