1 hr ago
National Public Radio
Tech Giants Settle Wage-Fixing Lawsuit
Google, Apple, Intel, and Adobe have decided to settle a lawsuit brought by 64,000 employees, who accused the companies of conspiring on a scheme that would drive down wages.
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7 hrs ago
Silicon Alley Insider
Larry Page Tried To Sell Google For $1.6 Million - $358 Billion Less Than It's Worth Today
Even though you've always heard about Google as being co-founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Page is the guy history really needs to zero in on as the visionary behind the company.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
The New Zealand Herald
Tech staff take Silicon Valley giants to court
A group of technology executives are suing the companies for alleged collusion to suppress their wages, after they signed a series of "no-poach'' pacts barring them from recruiting each other's staff.
Nurturing the Startup Juggernaut
In 1995, Sergey Brin was assigned to show a new student, Larry Page, around Stanford.
Google X faces innovator's dilemma: Wow factor has to pay
Google co-founder Sergey Brin wears Google Glasses while announcing the company's driverless plan initiative at a California news conference.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Silicon Valley Moguls' Views on Hiring, Recruiting Revealed in Conspiracy Suit
So threatened the late Steve Jobs in a 2005, according to Google co-founder Sergey Brin.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Employees File Request to Include Steve Jobs Evidence in Anti-Poaching Lawsuit
Apple, Google and two other large technology companies should not be allowed to block evidence in an upcoming trial involving their participation in "no solicitation" agreements that date back to 2005.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Billionaires Page and Brin Lose Nearly $2 Billion As Google Earnings Miss
While the S&P 500 gained 2.5%, Google stock fell 3.6% Thursday after the company's first quarter underperformed Wall Street expectations.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Bill Gates Patents Detecting, Responding To "Glassholes"
The invention proposes to equip computer and device displays with technology for detecting and responding to any cameras in the vicinity by editing or blurring the content on the screen, or alerting the user to the presence of the camera.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
How Many CEOs Slept Their Way To The Top?
In 2010, the Center for Work-Life Policy claimed that 15 percent of working women have slept with their bosses.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
The Globe and Mail
Pressure is on for Google to recreate past success
Google co-founder Sergey Brin walks the runway wearing new product "Glass by Google" after the Diane von Furstenberg Spring/Summer 2013 collection show during New York Fashion Week September 9, 2012.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
The Globe and Mail
RBC: Buy these five beaten-down Internet stocks
Investor Tools - Spot opportunities, identify market trends and grow your portfolio with a powerful toolkit to help you invest with confidence Google co-founders Larry Page, left, and Sergey Brin are seen at their company's headquarters Thursday, Jan. 15, 2004, in Mountain View, Calif.
An ongoing anti-poaching class-action lawsuit filed by around 100,000 tech industry personnel against a number of top Silicon Valley firms is now thought to be worth around $9bn to those seeking recompense for lost earnings.
The Campbell Reporter
Los Altos: Council authorizes $7,000 for SFMOMA sculpture
The Los Altos City Council voted 4-0, with Councilman Jarrett Fishpaw absent, to contribute $7,000 toward the purchase of Chris Johansonis iDoor Sculpture to Talk About the Idea of Different Possibilities You May Have to Process in Your Life.i The piece was among several indoor and outdoor exhibits that comprised the San Francisco Museum of Modern ... (more)
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Short Google, Because Arrogant Behavior Has Its Limits
I have never understood why regulators permit companies to have different class of shares.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Market Wisdom in Action
However, there was quite a bit of variation from business to business. At Intel, 60 percent of employee donations were in support of Proposition 8. By contrast, at Apple, 94 percent of employee donations were made in opposition to Proposition 8. The opposition was even higher at Google, where 96 percent of employee donations were against it, ... (more)
Fri Apr 04, 2014
A virus deadly to dogs, Canine Flu, has been spreading in the canine population of the United States.
Larry Page and Sergey Brin no longer receive $45k a year, in attempt to mimic Steve P. Jobs , they both decided to receive a pay of $1.00 a year, cash.
Google Slumps After Founders Issue Non-Voting Shares
At first glance, the split Thursday of Google's Class A stock, which had gone under the ticker since its initial public offering over a decade ago, looks like a traditional 2-for-1 split, meaning that the share price for the stock was roughly cut in half.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
GOOG or - GOOGL'? Don't Get Tripped Up by Dividend Split
Google today commenced trading under two new share class tickers, as a result of the effective 2-for-1 stock split the company announced with the report of its Q4 earnings on January 30th It's slightly tricky because the old, " class A " shares, which used to be "GOOG," now trade as " GOOGL , " and A third class, class B, is the super-voting stock ... (more)
Pre-Market: Jobless Claims Tick Higher; Google Splits Its Stock
Before the opening bell, Dow Jones futures rose 0.01% to 16,489. Futures on the S&P 500 were down 0.02% to 1,882.60.