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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 Apr. 7, 2014

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Senate approves immigration bill with increased H-1B visas

Tech companies and members of the Zuckerberg-led political action group rejoice as the U.S. Senate votes to approve a comprehensive immigration bill. But, the measure still has to pass the House.

By Jun. 27, 2013

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U.S. issues athlete visas to professional gamers

The United States is letting pro gamers from the U.K.'s Team Dignitas to enter the country on a visa normally used by elite athletes.

By Jul. 16, 2013

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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 Feb. 25, 2013

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Nick Kristof live-tweets his Bahrain visa crisis

New York Times columnist Nick Kristof flew to Bahrain and found himself unable to enter the country. So he decided to live-tweet his adventure.

By Dec. 17, 2012

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Vodafone, Visa launch NFC wallet in Australia

Vodafone and Visa have joined forces to preview a new NFC payment product for smartphones, demoing the Vodafone SmartPass app in Sydney before its commercial release next year.

By Nov. 19, 2012

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Huawei TalkBand B1

The Chinese company capped its presentation at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona with the unveiling of its TalkBand B1, which integrates a Bluetooth headset and fitness tracker into one device.

Feb. 23, 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 Feb. 6, 2014

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Amazon offering $47 Kindles to Amazon.com Visa Card holders

In a sign that new Kindles are coming soon, Amazon.com Rewards Visa Card holders can buy select Kindles and Kindle accessories for 40 percent off.

By Aug. 1, 2012

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Visa: Mobile payments will hit mainstream in 2 to 3 years

There's still a lot of work to be done to get consumers aware of the benefits of paying with a smartphone, the head of Visa's mobile business tells CNET.

By Jul. 24, 2012