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Google, Apple, Adobe and Intel agree to settle Silicon Valley hiring case

The class-action suit accused companies of entering into secret agreements not to hire workers.

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Reading List: Green machine

Whether it's the kind that grows on trees or the kind that makes the world go around, Apple's all about the green.

Google had secret pact with Samsung over some Apple patent claims

Google took over the defense of some of Samsung's case and agreed to cover some costs.

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Guess who's making the big money in the Apple-Samsung case? Witnesses

The companies have paid tens of millions of dollars to lawyers and hundreds of thousands of dollars to witnesses.

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Was Steve Jobs a jerk? Hiring case questions his character

Plaintiffs say materials such as Walter Isaacson's biography are permissible as evidence. Others call it character assassination.

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Cellular industry makes concession on kill switch

Carriers, phone makers, and a lobbying group announce a voluntary agreement, but it might not be enough

on pcworld.com

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Typo halts sales of iPhone keyboard as injunction takes effect

BlackBerry alleges the Typo keyboard is an 'obvious knock-off' of its own keyboards.

on pcworld.com

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Apple antitrust compliance efforts slow, but picking up, monitor says

The company has made efforts to launch an antitrust compliance program after fighting against outside oversight, the monitor says

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Google updates terms of service to reflect its scanning of users' emails

The company clarifies that emails are automatically scanned to provide users with tailored advertising and better search results

on pcworld.com

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BlackBerry presses for immediate halt to Typo keyboards

A US judge blasts Typo's bond request as 'wildly inappropriate' as a sales ban looms

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Judge humiliates Apple staffer for using cell phone during Apple-Samsung trial

“You. Ma’am. You in the front row,” the judge ordered. Seems a few too many cell phones are gumming up the courtroom’s Wi-Fi.

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Podcast: Hulk SMASH!!

Serenity Caldwell and Dan Moren link arms to discuss the Apple-related news of the week, including explosive executive emails, Fire TV versus Apple TV, and the awesomeness of Monument Valley.

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Apple details $2.2 billion damages claim against Samsung

Apple experts told a jury that Samsung's infringement was large and significantly hurt Apple.

Apple-Samsung jury discovers joys of subroutines, class libraries

Technical talk marked a day focused on the specifics behind one Apple patent

Steve Jobs called for 'holy war' against Google

The former Apple CEO planned to speak of a holy war during a 2010 management retreat, according to court exhibits