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Disney film units settle Silicon Valley anti-poaching lawsuit

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co's Lucasfilm Ltd and Pixar units have settled a lawsuit accusing them and other technology companies of conspiring not to poach each others' employees, resolving their part in a case that involves some of Silicon Valley's biggest names. Full story

Strong ties bind spy agencies and Silicon Valley

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Silicon Valley has tried to distance itself from the controversial U.S. surveillance programs exposed by Edward Snowden, but there is a long history of close cooperation between technology companies and the intelligence community. Full story

LinkedIn's Reid Hoffman: Success Tips from Silicon Valley

Consider these three strategies for business success in an ever-evolving economy. Full story

How do hackers impact national security?

   As the NSA rallies support for its formerly secret programs, Edward Snowden’s leaking of the classified information has put into sharp relief the complicated role that hackers play in the field of national security. The New Yorker’s George Packer discusses.

Silicon Valley Fights Washington

   Silicon Valley's tech giants are pushing back on Washington amid the NSA controversy in order to reassure their users that their information is private. Alan Davidson, MIT visiting scholar, and Joseph diGenova, Former U.S. Attorney, discuss.

Silicon Valley and the national security state

   More than 10 years ago, NSA officials went to Silicon Valley to learn how to build a better data operation. Chris Hayes talks to Bruce Schneier, security expert, and Colleen Taylor, reporter for TechCrunch and TechCrunch TV.

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  An ATM For Bitcoins?

The world's first vending machine for the digital currency is coming to Silicon Valley, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.

  Tech's Top Investors

Forbes managing editor Bruce Upbin discusses the men and women behind some the hottest startups in Silicon Valley.

  PG&E Reports Heavy Damage to Transformers

A power conservation alert has been issued for Silicon Valley, with CNBC's Jon Fortt.

  Investing in Smartphone Innovation

Shawn Carolan, Menlo Ventures managing director, discusses the latest innovations from Silicon Valley, and the changing smartphone model.

  How Hillary could help expand internet access in developing countries

Bloomberg Businessweek's Elizabeth Dwoskin joins Morning Joe to discuss outgoing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and the Alliance for Affordable Internet, which is a new public-private initiative that would expand internet access in developing countries.

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