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The top 15 tech companies on the Fortune 500

We scour the F500 list to hone in on the largest tech companies.

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Foxconn CEO defends labor practices in wake of protest

Apple supplier Foxconn Technology Group has been on the receiving end of continued criticism over its factories' labor conditions for years. But on Thursday, the company's CEO let loose his outrage over the complaints.

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When it comes to mobile apps, IT is ‘slow, poor and weak’

Smartphones and tablets are ubiquitous in businesses, but are your users getting the mobile support they need from your IT team or are they bringing their own apps because they don’t think IT can deliver?

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Qualcomm partners with large Chinese foundry on chips

China's largest chip foundry is entering into a joint venture with Qualcomm to develop chips at a time when the country is looking for technology to emerge as a semiconductor producing powerhouse.

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Alibaba sells U.S. e-commerce site to focus on China

Alibaba has been focusing more on luring U.S. merchants to its China business.

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Traction Watch: How Atlassian attracted Tesla, NASA and Amazon

Atlassian is raking in more than $200 million in business.

See, they'd have listened to you as a consultant

This pilot fish has spent much of his career as an executive at growing IT companies, so he seems like the perfect guy to help out an iconic IT vendor that's struggling to figure out Web 2.0 -- or maybe not.

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EU faces IT staff shortfall of 825,000, redoubles training

The European Union faces a huge shortfall of qualified IT staff in Europe by 2020, prompting EU countries to redouble efforts to offer technology training.

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Oracle profit slides 24% as customers move to the cloud

Oracle reported a sharp drop in profit for the quarter just ended, with customers spending more on its cloud services but less on software in their own data centers.

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AT&T, WhatsApp get low marks for data disclosure policies

The Electronic Frontier Foundation released the latest version of its annual "Who Has Your Back" report on tech companies' data disclosure policies, giving perfect five-star ratings to companies including Apple, Adobe, Dropbox and...

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Twitter acquires machine-learning startup Whetlab

To boost its in-house, machine-learning efforts, Twitter has acquired Whetlab, a startup that makes it easier for companies to use machine-learning tools.

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Terix to pay Oracle $58M in settlement over Solaris support

It also can no longer distribute Solaris patches to its customers.

HTC will refuse any acquisition offer from Asus

Asustek Computer may be considering a bid for HTC, but HTC said it wants nothing do with it.

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Why Twitter's CEO is looking for a job

Some investors and industry watchers have been calling for management changes for nearly a year because user growth has stalled and the company has failed to perform well financially.

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Two years on, Google's Project Loon floats into focus

While Google continues to keep most details of Project Loon secret, the technology and challenges behind it are slowly becoming clear.

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Traction Watch: Talkdesk lets businesses create a call center ‘In 5 minutes’

Live customer service is making a comeback this time with on-demand and real-time features. Learn why DEMO Traction alum Talkdesk was able to raise $15 million.

Intel to invest $125 million in startups run by women, minorities

This new Intel Capital investment fund is separate from an existing $300 million diversity plan.

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Two years after Snowden leaks, tech firms still feel the backlash

Two years after the first leaks by Edward Snowden about U.S. surveillance programs, the country's tech companies still fear a backlash from other governments.

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