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Athletic outfits of the future sport high-tech extras

These concept sport outfits use wearable tech that puts flexible LED adverts and even live stats on your favourite player's chest.

By May 22, 2014

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Apple, Google resume talks with tech workers in wage-fixing suit

After a federal judge threw out a settlement in August, the two sides have come together and are requesting a new trial date.

By September 3, 2014

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Missed connections: Limbo in high tech's culture clash

The term "Google bus" has come to symbolize very real tensions between tech companies and the communities they call home. Here's a look below the surface.

By February 8, 2014

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Google said to open 200-worker office in San Francisco

Creating office space for engineers from all of its recent acquisitions, the Web giant is said to be leasing a 35,000-square-foot building in the city's Mission neighborhood.

By February 17, 2014

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Forget buses, Google's using ferry boats to shuttle workers

The tech giant has begun using a catamaran service on a trial basis to transport its employees from San Francisco to its Silicon Valley campus.

By January 7, 2014

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A shortage of tech workers? Not so fast

Although the U.S. is minting more grads with computer and information science and engineering degrees, guest workers make up a large and increasing portion of the IT labor market.

By April 29, 2013

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Silicon Valley stymied on immigrant worker plan

Google, Intel, HP and other tech firms backed a pair of proposals this year to increase H-1B visas. They're now bogged down in the political mess known as "comprehensive" immigration reform.

By March 6, 2013

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Obama backs immigration reform for skilled tech workers

The president speaks in support of changing immigration laws for foreign-born programmers and engineers, while U.S. senators introduce a new bill aimed at the same cause.

By January 29, 2013

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'No more iSlave:' An activist fights for iPhone workers

Debby Chan, a human rights activist based in Hong Kong, has led the battle to improve conditions for employees of China's giant contract manufacturers

By September 25, 2012

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Tech layoffs hit 3-year high of 51,529 in first half of 2012

The planned layoffs represent an increase of 260 percent over the 14,308 cuts announced during the same period last year.

By July 16, 2012