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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

Apple yanks Weed Firm from App Store.

Apple Kills Weed Growing Game After It Climbs App Download Charts

Apple removed the iOS game Weed Firm from the App Store after it soared to the top of download charts while other similar games remain available.

05/22/2014

Palo Alto Apple Store (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Apple Weeds Out Controversial App

Apple has pulled the plug on one of its hottest apps, ‘Weed Firm’, which follows the adventures of a marijuana dealer, after the game quickly shot to the top of the App Store.

05/21/2014

Apple and Google logos

Apple, Google Agree To Settle Longstanding Patent Dispute

Apple Inc. and Google Inc. announced Friday that they are dropping nearly two dozen lawsuits in U.S. and European courts against each other.

05/16/2014

Chairman and CEO of Motorola Mobility Sanjay Jha speaks during a press event at the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show at the Venetian January 5, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Motorola’s Moto E Could Have Consumers Straying From Pricier Smartphones

Motorola’s Moto E might not be considered the most high-end Android phone, but with unveiling of their new smartphone, it looks like they want to lure customers away from pricier manufacturers.

05/13/2014

Dr. Dre (L) and Interscope Geffen A&M Chairman Jimmy Iovine (credit: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

‘First Billionaire In Hip-Hop’ Dre Boasts Of Apple-Beats Deal On Facebook

The Beats co-founder says Forbes’ rich list has changed “in a big way”

05/09/2014

Damage left after a car smashed through the front of the Berkeley Apple store. (CBS)

Berkeley Apple Store Burglarized After Thief Drives Through Glass Windows

A suspect drove through the glass windows of an Apple store in Berkeley early Friday morning and made off with store merchandise, police said.

05/09/2014

Beats By Dr. Dre (credit: Noam Galai/Getty Images)

Apple On Verge Of Buying ‘Beats By Dre’ For $3.2B

A report says Apple is orchestrating a $3.2 billion acquisition of Beats Electronics, the headphone maker…

05/08/2014

State Sen. Mark Leno is confident a new Kill-Switch bill will pass the Senate.

Apple Drops Opposition To Phone Kill Switch Bill, State Senator Gets 2nd Chance

Apple has now dropped opposition to State Sen. Mark Leno’s ‘kill-switch’ bill that would render stolen phones inoperable. A new vote on a re-worked bill takes place Thursday.

05/07/2014

Google Drive screen shot

Larry Magid: Google Classroom Could Be Solution For Teachers And Students

Google is out with a new feature for teachers and students called Classroom. It’s part of a new offering in its Google Apps for Education and could be the solution for the old excuse: ‘the dog ate my homework’.

05/06/2014

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