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U.S. Rep.: Best Jobs May Soon Be Found Overseas

Tennessee Congressman Bart Gordon demands more reliable data on the effects of offshoring on the tech work force, and urges science and technology workers to acquire skills that will differentiate them from foreign competitors.

May 13, 2007
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Google threat a rare show of defiance in China

(AP) -- Google's threat to pull out of China over censorship is a rare display of defiance in a system where foreign companies have long accepted intrusive controls to gain access to a huge and growing market.

Jan 13, 2010
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Microsoft reaches licensing deal on HTC phones

(AP) -- Microsoft Corp. says it has patents covering phones that use Google Inc.'s Android software - but unlike Apple Inc., Microsoft has reached a licensing deal rather than suing over the software.

Apr 28, 2010
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China starts stockpiling rare earths: report

China has started stockpiling rare earths for strategic reserves, a state-backed newspaper said Thursday, in a move that may raise more worries over Beijing's control of the coveted resources.

Jul 05, 2012
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China court orders Apple to pay in rights dispute

A Chinese court has ordered Apple Inc. to pay 1.03 million yuan ($165,000) to eight Chinese writers and two companies who say unlicensed copies of their work were distributed through Apple's online store.

Dec 28, 2012
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Samsung's $1B bill in Apple case reduced by $450M

A federal judge on Friday slashed nearly half of the $1 billion damage award a jury ordered Samsung Electronics to pay Apple Inc. after a high-profile trial over the rights to the design and technology running some of the ...

Mar 01, 2013
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Florida Might Be Tech's Next Big Hub

Silicon Valley is still thriving despite its high cost of living, but a recent AEA report ranks Florida as the fourth-largest and second-fastest-growing "Cyberstate."

Apr 27, 2007
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Report: Illegal overtime on Apple assembly line

(AP) -- Workers who assemble iPhones and iPads often put in more than 60 hours per week -and sometimes work for a week straight- in violation of Chinese law, according to the first independent labor audit of the Chinese ...

Mar 29, 2012
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