Archive: 05/23/2014

Workers in tech case likely to get average of $4K

Nearly 60,000 high-tech workers are likely to receive an average of $4,000 apiece in a settlement of a class-action lawsuit alleging Apple and Google conspired in an illegal cartel of Silicon Valley employers that secretly ...

May 23, 2014
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Uber taxi app seeks capital at $12 bn value

Uber, the startup app that connects people with taxis and drivers, is seeking to raise fresh capital that would give it a $12 billion value, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday.

May 23, 2014
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Tarantino calls digital film 'death of cinema'

When Quentin Tarantino won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 1994 for "Pulp Fiction," he showered his cast with high-fives, bounced to the stage where jury president Clint Eastwood awaited, and ...

May 23, 2014
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An infrared NASA eye sees a weaker System 92B

System 92B appears to have weakened in the last day as an infrared look at the tropical low pressure area's cloud temperatures have shown. NASA's AIRS instrument is an infrared "eye in the sky" that recently ...

May 23, 2014
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NASA image: Slide Fire update May 23, 2014

The Slide Fire is located in Oak Creek Canyon just north of Slide Rock State Park and burning northward, up the canyon into places such as West Fork and Harding Point. Currently it has burned 7,500 acres ...

May 23, 2014
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