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Supreme Court justices hold stock in tech vendors, other firms

Justices' financial disclosure forms aren't available online, Fix the Court says.

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Uber throws in the towel in battle with French taxi drivers

The company has suspended its UberPop service in France following attacks from taxi drivers unhappy with the service.

Intel shuffles ranks, President Renée James to exit

James will pursue a CEO role elsewhere.


After Uber ruling, pressure mounts on companies to reclassify contractors

New suits claim the contract workers are in effect employees

HP officially files to spin off its enterprise division

Hewlett-Packard has filed paperwork to register HP Enterprise as an independent company, an official step on the path to splitting in two.

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Bruised by past mistakes, tech firms brace for 'leap second'

Adding a 61st second has caused problems in the past, and some want to do away with it.

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Gartner lowers its IT spending forecast, but says activity remains high

The strong dollar and the move to cloud-based services are affecting buying choices.


Microsoft hands some of the reins for its display ad business to AOL

The deal comes alongside an expanded partnership with AppExchange for programmatic ad sales.

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Former Qualcomm exec sentenced for insider trading

Jing Wang orchestrated a multi-year insider trading scheme while a top official at the company, the DOJ says.

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Tech throws its weight behind marriage ruling with rainbows, emojis and software

When the Supreme Court issued its historic ruling on Friday legalizing same-sex marriage across the U.S., many of the biggest technology companies embraced the decision with characteristic flair through social media, on their...

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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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