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Pinterest 'acqui-hires' Livestar team

The inspirational social network has pinned down the engineers behind a recommendations mobile app. Hopefully it received a friends and family discount.

By Mar. 20, 2013

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Apple supplier Foxconn to hire 15,000 more workers

The Taiwan-based company wants to bring in more engineers and other professionals. The move isn't to help Apple but rather to help itself.

By Mar. 10, 2014

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Hire a PayPal poet without anyone knowing it

A new PayPal service lets you order a custom-written poem for your paramour just in time for Valentine's Day. Crave writer Michael Franco tells you all about it in partial verse.

By Feb. 7, 2014

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Microsoft will hire a CEO with his head in the cloud

The most likely candidate is current Microsoft cloud head Satya Nadella. His job will be to further the plans already put in place by his predecessor.

By Dec. 16, 2013

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Apple looking to hire experts to help create fitness products

A new job ad that has since been removed hinted that Apple is prepping a health and fitness product. Could it be the iWatch?

By Feb. 6, 2014

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Amazon aims to hire 70,000 seasonal employees

It's that time of year again. This time around, though, the employment increase represents a 40 percent gain over last year's seasonal hirings.

By Oct. 1, 2013

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Israel to hire pro-government tweeters and Facebookers

The Israeli government puts out a national call for university students to come work for its new social media project, which aims to combat anti-Semitism and anti-Israel sentiment.

By Aug. 14, 2013

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Twitter ex Jack Dorsey, Facebook hire? It nearly happened

In an excerpt of "Hatching Twitter," Nick Bilton reveals that Facebook tried to poach Dorsey, but the Twitter co-founder worried such a move would result in embarrassing leaks about his firing.

By Oct. 9, 2013

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Twitter said to hire ex-Topspin exec to head music effort

Marketing exec Bob Moczydlowsky has been hired to lead expansion of the microblogging service's nascent music platform, according to AllThingsD.

By Sep. 22, 2013

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Poach me, I'm for hire

In this economy, people are looking for jobs however and wherever they can. But in some industries, like the high-tech field, online placement sites like Monster or CareerBuilder are too general and traditional recruiters can't keep up with demand. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on a new Web site that's already connecting people in an innovative way.

Mar. 26, 2012