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Tech companies settle DOJ hiring inquiry

(AP) -- The Justice Department has reached an agreement with six major Silicon Valley companies to settle allegations that they colluded to hold down payroll expenses by agreeing not to poach employees from each other.

Sep 24, 2010
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City living helped humans evolve immunity to TB

New research has found that a genetic variant which reduces the chance of contracting diseases such as tuberculosis and leprosy is more prevalent in populations with long histories of urban living.

Sep 23, 2010
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Motorola 2Q earnings climb, revenue stabilizes

(AP) -- Motorola Inc. on Thursday reported a sharply higher profit for the second quarter and stabilized its long revenue decline as it strategy of focusing on smart phones like the Droid bore fruit.

Jul 29, 2010
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Consent forms for research: Have they improved in 25 years?

The consent forms that people sign before participating in research are widely considered difficult to understand and sometimes inaccurate. The lack of clarity was implicated in a high-profile legal settlement in April between ...

May 28, 2010
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Google will 'fight' for AdMob: Schmidt

Google is prepared to "fight" if US regulators seek to block the Internet giant's purchase of mobile telephone advertising company AdMob, chief executive Eric Schmidt said Thursday.

May 20, 2010
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RealNetworks will stop selling DVD copying product

(AP) -- RealNetworks Inc. said Wednesday that it will stop selling technology that lets consumers copy DVDs to their computer hard drives, settling a handful of lawsuits filed against the company by Hollywood's six major ...

Mar 04, 2010
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