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Uber suffers loss as judge grants drivers' suit class action status

A California judge rules that the employee vs. independent-contractor case that was limited to three drivers can now be expanded to thousands of drivers.

By September 1, 2015

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T-Mobile violated US labor laws, agency judge rules

The US carrier blocked its workers from organizing or even discussing problems at work and has been ordered to revise its policies.

By March 19, 2015

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Tech giants join forces to hasten high-quality online video

The alliance, which includes Microsoft, Google, Amazon and Netflix, pledges to build next-generation video technology -- and offer it for free.

By September 1, 2015

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Apple 'offended' by BBC claim that factories violate labor rights

An executive sends a memo to employees to dismiss BBC reporting that claims Chinese workers at an Apple supplier continue to be treated poorly.

By December 19, 2014

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Best Bluetooth speakers for the great outdoors

Whether you're sitting around a campfire, chilling at the beach or planning a Labor Day picnic, a good, portable speak can liven up the party. In this Tech Minute CNET's Sharon Profis has a few suggestions for better sharing your tunes with friends.

By August 28, 2015

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Samsung supplier factory found to use child labor, watchdog says

But Samsung says allegations China-based supplier HEG Electronics employes children under the age of 16 at its facility are false.

By August 28, 2014

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Samsung chops order to China supplier that used child labor

In a move to condemn illegal child labor, the Korean electronics giant says it will reduce orders with the supplier by 30 percent.

By August 5, 2014

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Samsung suspends business with supplier in child labor probe

The South Korean electronics giant says it will sever business ties with a supplier if its investigation determines violations occurred.

By July 13, 2014

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Samsung supplier accused of using child labor, again

A watchdog group alleges several children work in assembly lines at a factory that makes Samsung's mobile phone covers and parts. The company says it's looking into these claims.

By July 10, 2014

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How blazing Internet speeds helped Chattanooga shed its smokestack past

For Road Trip 2015, CNET looks at how one Southern city's embrace of superfast Internet turned it into a magnet for tech entrepreneurs.

By August 20, 2015