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.
CEO Jeremy Stoppelman didn’t seem disturbed as he sat down to discuss Yelp’s evolution in the 10 years since he began working on a way for people to share recommendations about local merchants with Russ Simmons, a fellow engineer he met while working at PayPal.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.