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Google, Apple, Adobe and Intel agree to settle Silicon Valley hiring case
The four remaining defendants in Silicon Valley's closely watched employee hiring case -- Google, Apple, Adobe and Intel -- have agreed to a...
Vic Gundotra, who led the creation of Google+, leaves Google
Vic Gundotra, a key executive at Google who helped to create Google+, is leaving the company, he announced on Thursday.
Facebook enters fitness tracking with acquisition of 'Moves' app maker
Facebook is moving into the hot space of fitness tracking by acquiring a Finland-based mobile app maker.
Facebook tries to break the news with FB Newswire
Facebook, looking to provide more valuable news information, is providing a new tool to that will post real-time content related to the day's...
How the Collaborative Economy Will Change the Way You Do Business
The Internet puts the goods, services and expertise you need at your fingertips. Some call it a 'collaborative economy' focused less on...
Salesforce.com takes a cue from Amazon's Mayday with 'SOS' for service
Salesforce.com was so impressed by the Mayday customer support feature that Amazon.com rolled out for its Kindle Fire HDX tablets that it's now...
Zynga founder Mark Pincus gives up day-to-day duties
Mark Pincus, who founded Zynga in 2007 and gave up his CEO title less than a year ago, is now giving up all his operational duties at the company.
Facebook sales leap, amid a growing mobile ad business
Facebook reported a nice 72 percent boost in sales for the first quarter, as the company continues to make strides expanding its advertising business...
Reddit demotes technology subthread after posts were deleted
Reddit has removed from its front page the popular r/technology subreddit after what it called bad editorial choices by the page's moderators.
Google will push mobile app installs in search and YouTube
Mobile users of Google's search and YouTube service will soon see more targeted ads that take them straight to the installation pages for...
Salesforce at 15: Industry disruptor wards off midlife crisis
Salesforce.com recently celebrated its 15th year in existence, and as the SaaS (software-as-a-service) vendor races toward US$5 billion in revenue...
With "Baidu Inside," the Chinese firm takes aim at hardware market
Printers, air quality monitors, and weighing scales aren't exactly in the realm of Baidu, China's largest search engine. But that's...
Where R U now? iPhone texts come to Glass
Google Glass-wearing, iPhone-toting techies who can't be bothered to look at their smartphones for texts can instead peer into a different screen...
Google invites Glass wearers to brave LA's beaches
Users of Google Glass will get to meet and compare their techie headgear this weekend at a spot where appearance is everything.
Experts: Avoid big mistakes with Oracle's Exadata
Although Exadata is Oracle's most popular and mature "engineered system," some customers implementing the database machine are making...
Steve Jobs' character becomes issue in Silicon Valley no-hiring case
Tech workers suing over an alleged no-poaching agreement among Silicon Valley firms are fighting an attempt by defendants to ban evidence that might...
Enterprise who? Google says little about Apps, business cloud services in Q1 report
Google did little during its first-quarter earnings report to shush critics who say its Enterprise unit is a second-class citizen in its kingdom.
Facebook wants to help you meet friends offline
Facebook now has its own take on location sharing -- an optional feature that periodically broadcasts people's locations to their friends.
Google revenue jumps 19 percent but still disappoints
Google reported a 19 percent increase in revenue for the first quarter, but results from its advertising business were mixed.
Google opens the floodgates for new 'social' ads
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