In pictures: 10 dumbest things tech CEOs have said and done

As a rule, CEOs in the technology industry tend to be a pretty bright group. Their vision, passion and leadership have changed the world. BUT they also have moments that leave the rest of us wondering, "Are they really that dumb?"

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Steve Jobs: A Little Collusion Never Hurt Anyone For years, Apple CEO Steve Jobs had an agreement with competitors to not poach skilled workers from each other. Jobs even threatened Palm with a patent suit to enforce the secret no-hire pact. This hurt Silicon Valley workers trying to shop their skills on the open market and land a better job. Apparently, competition and ability to make more money is solely the province of the elite. In 2010, Google, Apple, Adobe, Intel, Intuit and Pixar agreed to a settlement stemming from a U.S. Justice Department probe into the no-hire practice.

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