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Google tried to stop Facebook from poaching employees

​Court documents in the wage-fixing lawsuit reveal that several tactics were allegedly dreamed up to prevent the social network from hiring Google workers.

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Steve Jobs evidence latest battleground in Silicon Valley's no-hire case

Plaintiffs in a class-action lawsuit against Apple, Google, Intel, and Adobe say they should be able to use all Jobs-related evidence to make their case.

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A diagram from the suit demonstrating how the tech companies allegedly reached agreements on hires and compensation.

Tech giants want Steve Jobs' personality out of wage-fixing suit

Apple, Google, Intel, and Adobe Systems argue that the Apple co-founder’s temperament should not be fair game in the upcoming class-action trial.

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Eich resignation as Mozilla CEO as messy as his appointment

Brendan Eich stepping down as CEO solves Mozilla's immediate publicity problem, but many are torn about consequences of losing him as a leader and free-speech implications.

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In 25 years the web has gone from being ignored to practically winning the White House.

Obama answers health care questions on Quora

Ahead of the 2014 deadline to sign up for Obamacare, the president addresses questions on the topic via Q&A service Quora. At the same time, Quora is introducing a verified profile system.

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Mirror, meet tech companies. Tech companies, meet mirror

Tech companies are rampant in their criticism of the NSA. But is there really any difference between the way they treat ordinary citizens and the way that the government does?

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NSA's reported Huawei hack gives glimpse of agency's role in 'cyber Cold War'

The latest report based on leaks by Edward Snowden has it that the NSA hacked into the servers of a Chinese router company that had itself been accused by the US of potentially aiding government espionage.

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President Obama speaks on NSA reform Friday.

Obama talks spying with Facebook's Zuckerberg, Google's Schmidt

Zuckerberg and Obama "had an honest talk about government intrusion on the Internet," says Facebook -- just days after the CEO posted an indignant statement on his Facebook page.

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Schmidt: Not even US gov't can get at Google user data

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt tells the crowd at South by Southwest that the company's efforts to secure its user data from attacks are now complete.

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Eric Schmidt predicts for 2014, says mobile has won

Google's executive chairman has gazed into his crystal ball and predicted what will be big in tech next year. Well he should know.

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Why do we feel so passionate about our operating systems? In the latest episode of Adventures in Tech, we explore the psychology behind smartphone fandom. Hit the link below to explore our findings, and click through these photos to check out the biggest moments and products in the iOS/Android war. Enjoy!

Apple and Google's mobile war: A photographic timeline

The biggest moves from Google and Apple in the still-raging smartphone war.

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Google chairman writes decent iPhone switching how-to

Google chairman Eric Schmidt has written a how-to guide to switching from iPhone to Android. Nick Hide, who commissions how-tos for CNET UK, rates his work.

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