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US government reaches 85,000 H-1B visa cap in one week

As Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and other tech giants lobby the government for more high-skilled worker visas, immigration officials say they’ve received too many applications for this coming year.

By 8 April 2014

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Will Nadella appointment weigh on debate over tech visas?

In what some might call an advertisement for the classic story of an immigrant pursuing the American dream, Redmond's new boss, Satya Nadella, was born in Hyderabad, India. Now he's running Microsoft.

By 6 February 2014

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Interview with a DDoS troll: Meet 'the Gods of the Internet'

DDoS attacks are a way to keep corrupt corporations honest, according to an anonymous member of DerpTrolling, who gives us an inside look at the self-proclaimed gods of the Internet.

By 8 October 2014

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Visa's plan to spur NFC mobile wallet adoption may hit a snag

Visa and Samsung agree to embed Visa PayWave technology into several new NFC-enabled phones, making it easier for newcomers to offer a mobile wallet app. But will U.S. carriers put the kibosh on their plans in the States?

By 26 February 2013

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Galaxy S4 will incorporate Visa's mobile payment program

Samsung is the premiere partner for Visa's recently announced Visa Ready Partner Program.

By 26 February 2013

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Cash by Optus brings NFC payments to Android -- no battery required

Optus postpaid customers can now make contactless payments (linked to any bank account) through their Android smartphone. And thanks to Optus' new NFC SIM, they can even pay when their battery's dead.

By 14 November 2014

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Apple Watch, iPhone 6 unveiling: Who are the winners and losers?

The new wearable and pair of smartphones have given a jolt to the tech industry. CNET looks at the reverberations for Apple's rivals and partners.

By 17 September 2014

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Square takes preorders on more-secure credit card reader

Mom-and-pop shops can accept next-gen credit cards early next year -- and avoid the cost of credit card fraud.

By 13 November 2014

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Apple marketing exec predicts Apple Watch is going to be 'huge'

Greg Joswiak, vice president of iPhone, iPod and iOS product marketing, also says the iOS 8.0.1 bug, which caused phones to lose connectivity, was because of how the operating system was delivered, not because of the software itself.

By 29 October 2014

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Apple CEO: Watch is 'profound,' Apple Pay 'fantastic,' Alibaba the right kind of partner

Tim Cook says the Apple Watch is "cool," the iPhone will remain Apple's top moneymaker, Apple Pay is in a skirmish with retailers, and he'd love to team up with Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba.

By 28 October 2014