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Verizon must pay even if Mozilla walks from Yahoo search deal

Verizon, which plans to buy Yahoo for $4.8 billion, will be on the hook to Mozilla for more than $1 billion through 2019.

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Issa bill would kill a big H-1B loophole

Proposal would raise the minimum wage for H-1B-dependent firms from $60K to $100K, but it faces criticism

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Trump: At odds with both tech industry and GOP platform

Technology provisions in the GOP platform extend an olive branch to an industry stung by Trump's antagonism

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Your fear of open source lock-in is ridiculous

Lock-in is the nature of software, and open source is just software

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Mac shipments slump for third straight quarter

Industry estimates put downturn at between 5% and 8% for the June quarter

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Q&A: SnapLogic tackles app integration in cloud era

CEO Gaurav Dhillon talks about challenges of integrating legacy and SaaS apps, building the new fabric of IT

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For a limited time, the bundle of courses is only $29.99 and jam-packed with over 48 hours of courses and 50 hours of advanced training.

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Solar Impulse 2 is one flight away from circling the globe on no fuel

The amazing solar-powered Solar Impulse 2 is in Cairo, ahead of its final flight on a round-the-world trip.

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Seagate will cut 6,500 staff despite uptick in hard disk demand

The company had said in June that it would cut 1,600 jobs, but instead is laying off 14 percent of its workforce to reduce costs further

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Back on top: Microsoft owns the modern office again

By (mostly) giving up its Windows-only ambitions and moving off web apps, Microsoft has made Office 365 the king of the productivity hill once more

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Don't be fooled: June's high IT job numbers are deceptive

What looks like a surge in IT hiring is simply Verizon strikers returning to the job. The year's IT hiring remains weak

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RoboGlove returns to Earth

NASA's RoboGlove is coming back to Earth as a commercial product made by GM.

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IT spending will shrink worldwide due to Brexit, Gartner predicts

Gartner analyst predicts a 2-5 percent reduction in IT spending in the UK, which will tip worldwide IT spending negative

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Kevin Turner's departure marks the end of Microsoft's old guard

Three years after being passed over for the CEO position, COO Turner is moving to hedge fund Citadel

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Boston is nation's top tech-talent exporter

San Francisco leads in tech hiring, says a new report on the U.S. tech labor market

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Scrutiny of Google's tax liabilities intensifies with Spanish raid

Google is under investigation by tax authorities in Spain and France, and has recently made deals with UK and Italian authorities over back taxes

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Run, don't walk, from China's Big Brother law

Web and cloud companies are especially targeted by a law that gives the government access to and control over user and business data

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Google age-discrimination lawsuit may become monster

People over age 40 who interviewed for software engineering jobs at Google and were rejected may be able to join the lawsuit

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