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?"

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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