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Exclusive: Apple, Google agree to pay over $300 million to settle conspiracy lawsuit Four major tech companies including Apple and Google have agreed to pay a total of $324 million 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. [Reuters]

Do you want to be more fascinating? Here are some tips [Fast Company]

Case Closed in Securities Dispute, Until New Evidence Is Uncovered A Long Island couple who lost $5 million at the hands of Mark C. Hotton, the former stockbroker notorious for defrauding Broadway producers, is arguing that his employer, Oppenheimer & Company, withheld critical evidence during an arbitration hearing and should be held liable. [DealBook]

Did your kid make an unauthorized in-app purchase while playing with your iPad? You can get a refund for a limited time [Lifehacker]

Deloitte gobbled up a Canadian crisis management provider [PR]

This is for fans of generational generalizations and large point fonts [Twitter]


For the first time in history, the US college-educated middle-class are working longer hours than the poor [The Economist]

If you're gonna hate on both Goldman Sachs and the Fed, make sure you're right [Bloomberg View]

A nice little roundup on the Scott London sentencing today [Attestation Update]

If you are into creepy abandoned buildings and need something cool to look at, you'll love these photographs [Daily Mail]

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