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Tech worker asks judge to reject settlement in Silicon Valley hiring case

A lead plaintiff calls the proposed agreement unfair and unjust

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Ban killer Robocops before it's too late, rights groups say

Autonomous robots would lack proper judgment to use lethal force, according to Human Rights Watch

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Department of Justice wants expanded permission to hack and search remote computers

The agency asks that judges be allowed to issue warrants to search computers outside their judicial districts

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Comcast deal gives it market power on Internet backbone, critic says

A Cogent executive tells lawmakers Comcast is already using its size to extract payments from Netflix.

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Oracle subpoenas Comcast in connection with Solaris support lawsuit

Comcast is resisting Oracle's demand for documents, according to a court filing

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Pensioners withdraw lawsuit against IBM over China sales

The fund said IBM had failed to warn investors of slowing sales in China after disclosures of its alleged role in a NSA program

Apple-Samsung jury corrects verdict form but leaves Apple's damages at $119.5M

The jury returned Monday to fix an error it made Friday in its damages calculations

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Oculus fires back over Zenimax claims to Rift VR technology

Oculus says Zenimax's claims that it inappropriately acquired Zenimax technology are more about Facebook than facts.

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Jury finds Samsung infringed some Apple patents, must pay $120M in damages

The verdict came at the end of the third full day of deliberations

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Secret Google deals made Android phones more expensive, lawsuit claims

A class-action complaint contends Android devices are pricier because of secret agreements Google makes with device manufacturers

First-of-a-kind Kickstarter lawsuit highlights risks of crowd funding

An attorney general alleges that a company raised $25,000 for a playing card set, but has not delivered the goods.

Apple vs. Samsung, Google+, iTunes, and location apps

Apple vs. Samsung: What is it good for? The same goes for Google+, iTunes, and location-based applications. Apparently we're all grumpy. With guests Philip Michaels, Dan Miller, and Leah Yamshon.

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Oracle, Oregon officials once discussed faulty website technology as Healthcare.gov fix

Oregon has since scrapped its site, Cover Oregon, and will use the federal Obamacare site

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DOJ reaches settlement with eBay to end no-poach hiring deals

The proposed settlement would bar eBay from entering into no-hire agreements with other tech firms

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Apple-Samsung jury homes in on Steve Jobs' remarks

The jury asks what Jobs said when he decided to go after Samsung, and whether or not he cared about Google.