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Tech workers ask appeals court to reject Apple, Google bid

Employees suing Apple, Google and two other tech companies over hiring practices said an appeals court should not approve a US$324.5mil (RM1.06bil) settlement in the case, according to a court filing on Tuesday.


Lawsuit says Disney, Sony, others conspired to suppress wages

A federal lawsuit filed on Monday accuses Walt Disney Co, Sony Pictures and other leaders in special effects and animation of conspiring to suppress wages in the industry through "no-raid" agreements.


Apple, Google appeal rejection of US$325mil hiring settlement

Four technology companies including Apple and Google blasted a US judge for rejecting a proposed US$324.5mil (RM1.03bil) settlement over hiring practices in Silicon Valley and asked an appeals court to intervene, according to a court filing.


Wildlife 'WikiLeaks' targets Africa poaching elite

Poachers slaughtering Africa's elephants and rhinos with impunity are often shielded from police by powerful connections, but a group of conservationists has turned to the anonymity of tip-offs to try to stem the killing.


IT outsourcing boom boosts struggling Bulgaria

Excellent IT and language skills have helped Bulgaria's outsourcing sector boom, raising hopes that it could prop up the badly stagnating economy of the EU's poorest country.


Sprint drops bid to buy T-Mobile after regulatory resistance

Sprint Corp has dropped its bid to acquire No 4 US carrier T-Mobile US Inc after regulatory resistance showed no signs of softening despite months of lobbying, people familiar with the matter told Reuters.


Facebook removes hunting photos of Texas teen that raised ire

Facebook has removed some photographs of a Texas teenager posing with freshly killed animals she hunted during a recent safari in South Africa that had been criticised by users as inappropriate, the company said on Wednesday.


Apple, Google, Samsung vie to bring health apps to wearables

For decades, medical technology firms have searched for ways to let diabetics check blood sugar easily, with scant success. Now, the world's largest mobile technology firms are getting in on the act.


Apple, other tech firms formally agree to US$325mil hiring accord

Four major Silicon Valley companies have formally agreed to pay US$324.5mil (RM1.04bil) to settle claims brought by employees who accused them of limiting competition by colluding not to poach each other's talent.


Apple, Google agree to pay over US$300mil to settle conspiracy lawsuit

Four major tech companies including Apple and Google have agreed to pay a total of US$324mil (RM1.06mil) to settle a lawsuit accusing them of conspiring to hold down salaries in Silicon Valley, sources familiar with the deal said, just weeks before a high profile trial had been scheduled to begin.