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Blog Post
4/24/2014
By John M. Simpson
A settlement has been reached in the $3 billion class action lawsuit on behalf of 64,000 high tech workers who charged that Silicon Valley tech titans like Steve Jobs, Eric Schmidt and Sergey Brin illegally conspired to keep their wages down. Details of the settlement weren't released, but a joint letter from plaintiffs' and defendants...
Blog Post
1/28/2014
By John M. Simpson
Let's compare and contrast what Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt says with what he apparently actually does.  It's not pretty. Last week Schmidt was one of the high flyers who showed up at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.  During a a "fireside chat" he opined, according to Upstart Business Journal...
Blog Post
9/9/2012
By John M. Simpson
Consumer Watchdog has long been critical of the way Google has had easy access to the corridors of power in the Obama Administration.  Now there is a clear sign that the Internet giant has lost its luster with the President. Perhaps Google's repeated privacy missteps and antitrust concerns have prompted the President to distance himself....