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Oracle the latest tech firm hit with wage-theft suit

The Silicon Valley wage suit picture got further complicated this week, with word that a former employee of Oracle has sued the company for allegedly conspiring with Google to prevent the hiring of certain IT professionals from each other.

Google unveils Nexus 6 phablet, Nexus 9 tablet

Google takes the wraps off its iteration of Android devices with a new tablet and a phablet.

News Scan: Facebook to pass Google for mobile ad lead; Salesforce puts Lightning into mobile apps; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT story for Wednesday, Oct. 15, including Facebook passing Google in mobile ad revenue by 2016, Salesforce launching Lightning as a mobile app development platform, how the feds are considering the safety of cell tower workers, how much Indian insurers are spending on mobile devices and Qualcomm's shipment of the world's first 28nm transceiver.

5 hot new business apps: Facebook goes anonymous; Snapchat users get snapped; more

The 5 hot new apps for Oct. 15.

Google releases emulator to test 64-bit Android apps

Google has released a new emulator tool for app developers to test 64-bit versions of their Android apps.

News Scan: Zapp gears up for UK mobile payments next year; Larger iPad might be delayed; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Monday, Oct. 13, including Zapp adding big retailers to UK mobile payments push, why the iPhone 6 could delay the larger iPad, Apple and Samsung driving fourfold increase in fingerprint sensor market by 2020, Apple and Google's rank as highest-value brands based on mobile strength and smartphones as one factor in display driver IC market growth.

Highfive wants to change the mobile video-conferencing landscape

Highfive, a startup that focuses on video conferencing, has put on sale a portable video conferencing tool that relies on cloud-based software.  

News Scan: EU focuses on mobile regulation; Quip adds spreadsheets to mobile app; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Thursday, Oct. 9, including the EU shifting its regulatory focus from fixed-line to mobile telephony, Quip adds spreadsheets to word processing app, startups will be main source of IoT solutions according to Gartner, Google launches low-priced AndroidOne in India and the shipments of elderly care wearables will double this year according to ABI.

Mobility moves the ground under Silicon Valley tech vendors

A major mobile revolution could be underway in Silicon Valley that would shift the balance of power among technology vendors and even see the split of some businesses.

Spotlight: Google takes legal heat for Apple iCloud hack

Google is being threatened with a $100 million privacy lawsuit for allegedly not taken down personal celebrity photos disclosed by the Apple iCloud hack, eWeek reports.