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  • Keep Steve Jobs' personality out of trial: tech companies

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Witnesses at an upcoming trial over no-hire agreements in Silicon Valley should not be allowed to offer evidence that Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was "a bully," four major tech companies argued in a court filing. Tech workers...
  • WikiLeaks' Julian Assange to take on Google in new book

    WikiLeaks' Julian Assange to take on Google in new book
    Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder who is holed up in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London, has agreed to write a new book detailing his tussles with Google, his publisher, the independent house OR Books, announced. The book is to focus on the...
  • 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...
  • After Obama meeting, Zuckerberg says NSA reforms are 'not enough'

    Emerging from a lengthy White House meeting that was aimed at soothing concerns about the government's Internet spy programs, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg signaled Friday that he's not satisfied with President Barack Obama's proposed intelligence reforms....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Harvey Weinstein to California: Expand Production Tax Incentives, 'Please'

    Harvey Weinstein, appearing at the UCLA Entertainment Symposium in interview with Ken Ziffren, Los Angeles' newly appointed film czar, called for California to expand its production tax incentives. "There's no reason for us not to shoot here, except when...
  • BlackBerry's John Chen, Google's Eric Schmidt to speak in Santa Monica

    BlackBerry's John Chen, Google's Eric Schmidt to speak in Santa Monica
    Top tech executives, including BlackBerry Chief Executive John Chen and Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt are in town this week for a two-day technology and media conference. Oasis: The Montgomery Summit -- for a decade known as the Montgomery...
  • Eric Schmidt of Google buys Peck estate for $22 million [Photos]

    Eric Schmidt, the billionaire executive chairman of Google, has bought the Veronique and Gregory Peck estate on L.A.’s Westside for $22 million. Set on 1.3 acres, the 1930s French chateau sits at the end of a long driveway and is surrounded by a...
  • Film Review: '12-12-12'

    Great chefs can take leftovers and dress them up with enough flourishes and new flavors to make entirely palatable new dishes, but even then, one never forgets that they're still leftovers. Directors Amir Bar-Lev and Charlie Lightening prove to be...