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Silicon Valley's best minds are being hunted by unicorns

Hot startups worth US$1b lure tech talent with huge payouts, stock packages

Among the most aggressive unicorn recruiters is Uber, which has dangled generous compensation packages to important hires and offered millions of dollars in restricted stock units.

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FOR the last year, Google's workforce has increasingly been under attack from a herd of unicorns.

The unicorns, a class of hot startups valued at US$1 billion or more, are all aggressively pursuing the best and brightest minds in Silicon Valley with promises of talked-