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Silicon Valley hopes to reboot startup visas in 2013

Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and other tech firms are calling for new visas for entrepreneurs and skilled engineers. So far, though, neither the White House nor Congress has been paying attention.

By November 8, 2012

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CNET Tech Voters' Guide 2012: Romney vs. Obama on the issues

You may know the candidates' views on taxes and foreign policy. But what they have to say about the Stop Online Piracy Act, WikiLeaks, and other tech topics might surprise you.

By November 6, 2012

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Could Foxconn's factory in Brazil be a model for Apple production?

A Brazilian labor leader says that Foxconn's record in Brazil shows that it can make Apple products safely, and provide decent wages for workers when labor laws and legitimate union representation require it.

By April 11, 2012

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Apple's mess in China: What you need to know (FAQ)

Apple says it's got a third-party group looking for issues at manufacturing partners it uses. Read CNET's FAQ to find out how we got here and what the next steps are.

By February 13, 2012

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How SOPA would affect you: FAQ

CNET takes an in-depth look at the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act, backed by Hollywood and opposed by the largest Web companies and civil liberties groups.

By January 18, 2012

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AT&T and T-Mobile: Wireless megamerger (roundup)

The No. 2 and No. 4 wireless carriers announce a $39 billion merger deal that would create a company with nearly 130 million subscribers, easily leapfrogging Verizon Wireless for the No. 1 spot.

By December 1, 2011

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Copyright Office will endorse SOPA anti-piracy bill

The U.S. Copyright Office plans to endorse the controversial Hollywood-backed bill called the Stop Online Piracy Act.

By November 15, 2011

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Hollywood's SOPA testimony links job loss to piracy

MPAA executive who is testifying today in support of the copyright bill says that piracy kills jobs--not just for the super-rich Hollywood actors, but people who sell paint and do the dry cleaning for movie and TV productions.

By November 16, 2011

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Google, Facebook, Zynga oppose new SOPA copyright bill

In advance of the first House of Representatives hearing on the Stop Online Piracy Act, opponents of the measure gain new allies in Google, Facebook, Twitter, Zynga, and other Web companies.

By November 15, 2011

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AT&T promises 5,000 new jobs after T-Mobile merger

The company says workers will be needed to fill call center jobs if the deal is approved. And then the Justice Department steps in to try to block the deal.

By August 31, 2011