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Amazon's Letter To Shareholders Should Inspire Every Company In America

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Late last week, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos published his latest letter to shareholders. This year's letter, like most of Bezos's letters, should inspire most companies to change the way they do business. Specifically, it should inspire companies to do business the way Amazon does business--sacrificing this year's profits to...
Amazon's Letter To Shareholders Should Inspire Every Company In America
Google splits its stock, introduces a new class of shares

Warren Buffett Says Apple Should Buy Back Stock, Ignore Einhorn's Calls for Preferred Stock

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Barron's reports on a couple of Apple-related comments made by Berkshire Hathaway chairman Warren Buffett during a three-hour appearance on CNBC's Squawk Box show this morning. Buffett, known as America's most famous investor, suggests that Apple ignore all of the recent controversy surrounding a recent proposal from Greenlight Capital's David...
Warren Buffett Says Apple Should Buy Back Stock, Ignore Einhorn's Calls for Preferred Stock
Shareholder sues Google to block planned stock split

Google posts strong first-quarter results and announces two-for-one stock split

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Search giant's first-quarter earnings up 60% to $2.89bn year-on-year, but cost-per-click falls for second quarter in a rowGoogle has reported strong first-quarter earnings, up 60% year-on-year to $2.89bn (£1.81bn), with gross revenues also up, by 24%, to $10.65bn, and has announced a two-for-one stock split that will effectively act as...
Google posts strong first-quarter results and announces two-for-one stock split

Zynga Files Suit Against Former Staffer Claiming Theft of Trade Secrets

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Following the departure of several high-level employees, Zynga is striking back, in part, by filing a lawsuit against one of its former general managers, alleging “the wholesale theft of some of its most sensitive and commercially valuable data.” The complaint was filed in Superior Court in San Francisco on Friday against...
Zynga Files Suit Against Former Staffer Claiming Theft of Trade Secrets

Could a Foxconn factory worker ever afford an iPhone?

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The assembly lines where workers make iPhones and other devices can be traced back to Henry Ford, but his ideas about employee compensation have left the building. [Read more]...
Could a Foxconn factory worker ever afford an iPhone?

MPAA Revenue Grows, Chris Dodd Gets $2.4 Million

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Last year we asked whether the MPAA was dying but today we can report that’s most certainly not the case. The MPAA’s latest tax filing to the IRS was published this week, covering the fiscal year 2011. Despite the long reporting delay, the figures show some interesting trends. After the...
MPAA Revenue Grows, Chris Dodd Gets $2.4 Million
A Split Decision with Google Earnings: Profits Up, CPCs Down, and an Odd Dividend
Apple Reportedly Preparing to Announce Larger Dividend or Stock Buyback
Zynga suing former employee for stealing trade secrets

Court filings show Steve Jobs told Google to stop poaching Apple engineers

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Following reports earlier today that U.S. District Judge Lucy H Koh would allow a lawsuit claiming Apple, Google and five other companies entered “no-poach” agreements, court documents made public today show in 2007 former Apple CEO Steve Jobs asked Google’s Eric Schmidt to “stop trying to recruit an Apple...
Court filings show Steve Jobs told Google to stop poaching Apple engineers

Google profits climb, company announces stock split

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Google’s profits rose sharply in the first quarter, to $2.89 billion, with CEO Larry Page saying the company is “tremendous momentum from the big bets we’ve made in products like Android, Chrome and YouTube.” The search giant also announced an unusual plan to implement what amounts to a stock split,...
Google profits climb, company announces stock split

Google hires a senior director at Apple for a top secret project (exclusive)

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Google has pulled off a coup by hiring an Apple senior director of product integrity for a secret project, VentureBeat has learned. The recruiting feat is historic since Google has never hired such a senior person away from Apple. The hiring is also interesting because the Department of Justice is...
Google hires a senior director at Apple for a top secret project (exclusive)

Tech workers anti-poaching suit fails to get class action status for now

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A court in California declined to certify as class action a lawsuit by workers alleging an illegal cartel formed by seven technology companies including Apple, Google and Intel.The judge, however, raised the possibility that she may review her decision, after giving the software engineers leave to amend their petition...
Tech workers anti-poaching suit fails to get class action status for now

Chinese circuit board maker boosts pay in response to Apple's concerns

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Apple's push to increase employee compensation and safety in its supply chain continues to have an effect in the Far East, where another key supplier has boosted pay and reduced overtime for its workers....
Chinese circuit board maker boosts pay in response to Apple's concerns

How Much Did It Cost to Start YouTube?

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Let’s say it’s 2005 and online video is in its infancy. If you’re a Chad Hurley, Steve Chen and Jawed Karim, how much would it cost to start up and run a video sharing site with the hopes of flipping it for more than $1.6 billion? As of this week...
How Much Did It Cost to Start YouTube?
Judge Orders Apple CEO Tim Cook To Field Questions At Tech Company Anti-Poaching Agreement Hearing
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