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Conan O'Brien's office is staffed by robots

It's not just tech companies and factories that employ robots. You'll also find them on the job at "Conan," at least in a new sketch cooked up for the late night show.

By July 25, 2014

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Comcast hires more Twitterers to soothe the kvetchers

Technically Incorrect: A company with a poor reputation for customer service announces it's tripling the number of social media agents talking directly with customers.

By March 23, 2015

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Valley powerhouses reach new settlement deal in poaching suit

Apple and Google are among the companies accused of conspiring not to hire away each other's employees.

By January 13, 2015

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Quake early warning offers headstart but lacks funding

The biggest earthquake to rock the San Francisco Bay Area in 25 years hit early Sunday, and technology -- including a project in part backed by Google -- could put us into a better position than ever to react.

By August 25, 2014

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New BlackBerry unit to focus on patents, software

The struggling handset maker combines its 44,000 patents and several key software projects into a single unit as it tries to develop new revenue streams.

By August 18, 2014

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Layoffs may be over as BlackBerry looks to grow again

At least one stage of the company's turnaround process is complete, according to an internal memo obtained by Reuters.

By August 5, 2014

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Apple admits to screwing up retail staffing levels, report says

One of the company's top retail executives says a new staffing system cut retail store employee hours and created layoffs fears, The Wall Street Journal reports.

By August 16, 2012

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Text-to-911 is here, but it isn't everything you might think

In a world where people text more often than call, typing your emergency to 911 is the logical next step. But there are kinks to work out before you'll be able to use it nationwide.

By May 14, 2014

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Amazon workers' lawsuit to be heard by US Supreme Court

Everyday after work, warehouse employees have to wait in long bag-check lines to make sure they're not toting stolen goods -- some workers want to be paid for that time.

By March 3, 2014

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RSA protests by DEF CON groups, Code Pink draw ire

Security conference in San Francisco meets with a wide range of protests by security professionals.

By February 26, 2014