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Microsoft board shrinks Nadella's 2016 stock award

The SEC filing didn't explain why the drop, but other top Microsoft execs also saw their stock awards take a hit.

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Apple Music launches in China, so don't forget to cancel trial membership

The Chairman smiles at Tim Cook. Apple's announced it's rolling out Apple Music to the Middle Kingdom, with every expectation it will be just as successful as it is in the US...

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Tim Cook says businesses need to step up where governments don't

Apple's CEO said that he wants large companies like Apple to play a role in solving societal problems when governments can't.

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Progress Software CEO: We're honored to serve dev community

In an exclusive interview, CEO Philip Pead vows to help Progress' community of 1.7 million developers meet the challenges of a cloud and mobile world.

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Amazon joins the on-demand economy, using independent contractors for deliveries is using independent contractors for its Flex delivery program to ferry packages to customers, adopting a staffing method that has already attracted controversy and lawsuits.

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If Citrix is for sale, who will buy it?

If Citrix Systems is indeed for sale, there's only a short list of companies that would be interested in buying it.

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A bad debate for tech

Technology hardly came up in the three-hour main-stage GOP debate, the same as what happened in the first debate on August 6.

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Is Virtual Reality finally ready for business use?

Virtual reality is about to make a big impact in the enterprise. Here are four companies making business-ready VR products and four industries embracing the technology.

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More automation, fewer jobs ahead

Report predicts the first robotic pharmacist and many more 'tipping points' in the decade ahead.

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HP to cut up to 30,000 jobs, mostly in services

HP is expecting to make some new hires to offset this reduction as it "reshapes" its workforce, but is not divulging exact numbers.

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12 habits of successful tech CEOs

Tech CEOs share what makes them different -- the hobbies, habits and traits that influence how they run their companies

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How captive IT offshore centers drive IT innovation

Companies like Amazon, Tesco and Honeywell are looking to offshore IT subsidiaries to deliver digital transformation.

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Ellen Pao drops appeal in discrimination case

Ellen Pao will no longer be appealing the discrimination case she filed against venture capital firm Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield and Byers.

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2015 reality check: IT spending, confidence on an upswing

2015 continues to be a solid year for IT, with budgets rising, confidence growing and IT-business alignment strengthening. The pace of hiring dipped mid-year -- an indicator of the tight market for talent rather than a harbinger of a...

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Google, Apple $415M deal with tech workers gets final approval

A court in California has approved a US$415 million settlement between tech workers and Intel, Google, Apple and Adobe Systems, who were accused of conspiring to prevent the poaching of each other's employees.

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Samsung, Apple patent dispute heads for retrial on damages

A patent dispute between Apple and Samsung Electronics in a California court is headed for a retrial next year, after an appeals court vacated and sent back to the lower court for further proceedings a part of the damages award by a...


In setback for Uber, judge says drivers can pursue lawsuit as a group

A California judge has decided to allow Uber drivers in California to sue the company as a group on key legal matters relating to their employment.

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IT salaries in the U.S. rose more than 4% last year

U.S. IT salaries were up by 4.25% in 2014, the highest increase in years, according to an IEEE-USA survey.

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