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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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Facebook boosts minimum wage for contract workers to $15 an hour

The world's largest social network now requires that its contractors pay employees a $15 hourly minimum wage and receive a minimum of 15 paid days off.

By May 13, 2015

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Scantily clad booth babes at tech trade shows get wardrobe check

RSA Conference follows other associations in writing new dress codes for its exhibitors. And that means no more tube tops, minidresses or bodysuits for women -- or men -- staffing their booths.

By March 31, 2015

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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