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  • Apple-Google Antitrust Case Is Going To Trial, And It’s Steve Jobs’ Fault

    Apple-Google Antitrust Case Is Going To Trial, And It’s Steve Jobs’ Fault

    “We must do whatever we can to stop cold calling each other’s employees and other competitive recruiting efforts between the companies.” This quote from Steve Jobs to Palm’s CEO was central to a San Jose court ruling today for why a class-action antitrust lawsuit against Apple, Google, Intel, Adobe, Intuit, Pixar, and Lucasfilm won’t be dismissed and will move… Read More

  • Apple, Google, 5 Others To Be Denied Dismissal Of “No Poach” Conspiracy Case

    Apple, Google, 5 Others To Be Denied Dismissal Of “No Poach” Conspiracy Case

    7 of the world’s most powerful tech companies have been accused of forming an antitrust conspiracy to suppress the compensation of their employees by entering into “no poach” agreements. Today, a San Jose judge heard a motion to dismiss a class action civil lawsuit in which former employees seek damages from defendants Apple, Google, Adobe, Intel, Intuit, Pixar, and… Read More

  • Damning Evidence Emerges In Google-Apple “No Poach” Antitrust Lawsuit

    Damning Evidence Emerges In Google-Apple “No Poach” Antitrust Lawsuit

    Next week a class-action civil lawsuit will be heard in San Jose to determine if Google, Apple, Pixar, Lucasfilm, Adobe, Intel, and Intuit conspired to eliminate competition for skilled labor. In anticipation of the hearing, TechCrunch has obtained evidence from the Department of Justice’s investigation in 2010 which was made public this evening for the first time. It appears to support… Read More