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  • Google Gmail scanning leads to arrest of man in child pornography

    Google Gmail scanning leads to arrest of man in child pornography
    Google's controversial practice of scanning emails and analyzing users' emails for targeted ads reportedly led to the arrest of a 41-year-old Houston man who has been charged with possessing and promoting child pornography.  According to a local TV...
  • Judge shoots down settlement in Apple, Google hiring collusion case

    Not so fast.  A federal judge on Friday rejected a proposed settlement in a case involving Apple Inc. and Google Inc. in which they were accused of secretly agreeing not to hire each others' employees. The $324.5 million deal was part of a case that...
  • Jueza rechaza acuerdo por 324,5 mln dlr en caso de contrataciones de Apple y Google

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Una jueza de Estados Unidos rechazó el viernes un acuerdo por 324,5 millones de dólares de una demanda colectiva presentada por trabajadores del sector tecnológico que acusaron a cuatro gigantes de Silicon Valley, incluidos Apple...
  • Apple, Google, Intel face setback after judge tosses settlement in tech 'no-poaching' case

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Saying they need to pay more money, a federal judge on Friday rejected a proposed $324.5 million settlement in a high-profile lawsuit that accused Apple, Google and other Silicon Valley companies of colluding to not recruit each other's...
  • Sun Valley: Barry Diller Goes Biking, Murdoch Makes It a Family Affair

    Summer camp for billionaires is back in session as media and technology barons were out in force at the Allen & Co. conference in Sun Valley, Idaho, on Wednesday. UTA chairman Jim Berkus and IAC/InterActiveCorp chairman Barry Diller biked through the...
  • Mark Zuckerberg Voices Frustration With Obama Over NSA

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he has called President Barack Obama to express his frustration over what he says is long-lasting damage caused by the U.S. government's surveillance programs. Posting on his Facebook page Thursday, Zuckerberg wrote that...
  • President Obama meets with tech CEOs over NSA spying

    President Obama meets with tech CEOs over NSA spying
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Six technology executives including Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg and Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt met with President Obama on Friday to discuss National Security Agency spying in the wake of revelations that the...
  • 'Godzilla' Director Gareth Edwards, Legendary's Thomas Tull on Doing the 'King of the Monsters' Justice

    Hollywood can be a beast for anyone looking to establish a business. Movies and TV shows frequently fail. Financing can dry up instantly. And the outsized egos and conflicting agendas of insecure executives can drive anyone mad. So the long odds overcome...
  • Gov. Brown banks $20.7 million for relection campaign

    Gov. Brown banks $20.7 million for relection campaign
    Gov. Jerry Brown has more than $20.7 million in campaign funds banked for his bid for an unprecedented fourth term, according to a new campaign reports filed with the state. Brown raised more than $4 million in 2014, and spent $232,000 in that time, his...
  • Mike Judge dives gleefully into the tech world with 'Silicon Valley'

    Mike Judge dives gleefully into the tech world with 'Silicon Valley'
    There was a time when Mike Judge feared that he'd missed the Google bus to the tech boom. The writer-director, best known for creating MTV's "Beavis and Butthead," first thought of a TV series about the digital world in 1999. At the time, he was in...
  • Pasadena's mature tech scene aims to emerge from Silicon Beach shadow

    Pasadena's mature tech scene aims to emerge from Silicon Beach shadow
    Ask anyone about L.A. tech these days and they'll almost certainly point to Santa Monica and Venice, where hundreds of start-ups have emerged in the last few years. So-called Silicon Beach is home to Snapchat, sizable Google and Microsoft offices, and a...