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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)

Judge Rejects $324.5M Settlement Of Silicon Valley Hiring Lawsuit

A federal judge rejected as too low a $324.5 million settlement of a class-action lawsuit alleging Google and Apple conspired with several other technology companies to block their top workers from getting better job offers.

08/08/2014

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

A sign is displayed outside of the Google headquarters in Mountain View. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Another Year, Another $1 Salary For Google Co-Founders

Google paid co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin their customary $1 salaries last year while Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt’s compensation more than doubled to $19.3 million.

03/28/2014

Google's search engine. (AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP/Getty Images)

Audit Finds Google Execs Got Improper Jet Fuel Discounts Worth Millions

A government report has determined a fleet of aircraft owned by Google’s founders and former CEO received improper discounts on jet fuel that saved the three billionaires up to $5.3 million.

12/11/2013

Executive Chairman of Google Eric Schmidt speaks at the Chinese University in Hong Kong on November 4, 2013. Schmidt shared his insight on entrepreneurship and engaged in a conversation with local students and young entrepreneurs. AFP PHOTO / Philippe Lopez (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Google Chairman Calls NSA’s Alleged Spy Practices ‘Outrageous’

Google’s executive chairman has called the alleged spy tracking of communication data by the National Security Agency “outrageous” and potentially illegal, according to a published report.

11/04/2013

A sign is displayed outside of the Google headquarters in Mountain View. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Google Paying Bonuses Totaling $15 Million To 4 Top Execs

Google is paying nearly $15 million in bonuses to four of the Internet search company’s top executives for their performances last year.

03/12/2013

Google chairman Eric Schmidt (C) leaves after talking to the media with former New Mexico governor Bill Richardson (not pictured) upon arriving at Beijing airport from North Korea on January 10, 2013. Richardson and Schmidt met with reporters following their visit to secretive North Korea calling for greater internet freedom for the welfare of its people. (Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images)

Google’s Schmidt Chinese Cybertheft In Forthcoming Book

It’s a sentiment that, reportedly, is shared by a number of Silicon Valley executives; but one that few, if any, have shared publicly.

02/19/2013

Google Executive Chairman Eric Schimidt (C) makes his way after checking in at Beijing International airport in Beijing on January 7, 2013, before his trip to North Korea. Former New Mexico governor Bill Richardson and Google chairman Eric Schmidt will head to North Korea on a 'private humanitarian mission,' Richardson's office said on January 5, 2012. AFP PHOTO / WANG ZHAO (Photo credit should read WANG ZHAO/AFP/Getty Images)

Google Exec Calls For Open Internet Access Following North Korea Visit

Google chairman Eric Schmidt’s glimpse of the Web being used at a top university in Pyongyang makes him part of a tiny elite that has seen the Internet in North Korea.

01/10/2013

Google Executive Chairman Eric Schimidt (C) makes his way after checking in at Beijing International airport in Beijing on January 7, 2013, before his trip to North Korea. Former New Mexico governor Bill Richardson and Google chairman Eric Schmidt will head to North Korea on a 'private humanitarian mission,' Richardson's office said on January 5, 2012. AFP PHOTO / WANG ZHAO (Photo credit should read WANG ZHAO/AFP/Getty Images)

Google Exec Checks Out How North Koreans Use Internet

Students at North Korea’s premier university showed Google’s executive chairman Tuesday how they look for information online: they Google it.

01/08/2013

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