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San Jose Tech Industry Helps Create New Jobs In Other Industries

While demand for tech jobs in San Jose remain high, Silicon Valley has helped spur the economy by creating new jobs and businesses in other industries.

07/18/2014

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Larry Magid: Laptops Here To Stay For Some L.A. Students

The Los Angeles Unified School District is making a change to its program to provide every student with an iPad. The district will now let some high school students get laptops instead.

06/30/2014

Diagram from lawsuit showing how Adobe, Apple, Google, Intel, Intuit, Lucasfilm and Pixar allegedly reached agreements on hires and compensation. (Lieff Cabraser Heimann and Bernstein)

60,000 Tech Workers To Average $4,000 In Settlement Of Silicon Valley Hiring Lawsuit

Nearly 60,000 high-tech workers are likely to receive an average of $4,000 apiece in a settlement of a class-action lawsuit alleging Apple and Google conspired in an illegal cartel of Silicon Valley employers that secretly refused to recruit each other’s engineers.

05/23/2014

Diagram from lawsuit showing how Adobe, Apple, Google, Intel, Intuit, Lucasfilm and Pixar allegedly reached agreements on hires and compensation. (Lieff Cabraser Heimann and Bernstein)

Google, Apple, Intel, Adobe Settle High-Tech Workers’ Lawsuit

Google, Apple, Intel and Adobe Systems have settled a class-action lawsuit alleging they conspired to prevent their engineers and other highly sought technology workers from getting better job offers from one another.

04/24/2014

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Steve Jobs Getting Postage Stamp In U.S. Post Office Tribute

Late Apple founder Steve Jobs is getting his own stamp thanks to a tribute from the U.S. Postal Service. The stamps will be available to put on “snail mail” that the entrepreneur helped reduce the need for in 2015.

02/21/2014

Tesla Motors Chairman and CEO Elon Musk introduces the new Tesla Model S all-electric sedan in Hawthorne, California on March 26, 2009. (Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Rumors Abound Surrounding Apple And Tesla

An interesting article appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle over the weekend that indicated that leaders with Apple and Tesla Motors had a recent face to face.

02/17/2014

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Must-See US Technology Conventions In 2014

Among the must-see technology conventions to visit are the Cloud Expo in New York, E3 2014 in Los Angeles, MacWorld/iWorld and Dreamforce in San Francisco and South by Southwest in Austin.

02/04/2014

A rendering of the proposed second Apple Inc. campus in Cupertino (Apple Inc.)

Cupertino City Council Approves Apple’s Massive ‘Spaceship’ Campus

Though there are still some concerns about traffic congestion in the area, the Cupertino City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to approve the 2.8-million-square-foot project, with a final vote still to come next month.

10/16/2013

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Martha Stewart Upset Apple Won’t Come Fix Her iPad

Domestic Icon Martha Stewart took to Twitter this week to voice her displeasure with the process of getting her shattered iPad – a gift from Steve Jobs – fixed.

09/27/2013

Americans Mourn Passing Of Apple Co-Founder Steve Jobs

Proposal Would Make Steve Jobs’ Childhood Home Historical Site

The childhood home of the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs could soon be preserved as a historical site in Silicon Valley.

09/21/2013

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