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Tech firms ask Congress for U.S. visa expansion

H-1B visas remain a bone of contention for tech companies crying out for skilled workers -- or are they just looking for cheap labor?

By April 11, 2013

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U.S. says Chinese government behind cyberespionage

Annual report to Congress alleges a steady campaign of hacking designed to acquire information about the U.S. government's foreign policy and military plans.

By May 6, 2013

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Cops: U.S. law should require logs of your text messages

Silicon Valley firms and privacy groups want Congress to update a 1986-era electronic privacy law. But if a law enforcement idea set to be presented today gets attached, support for the popular proposal would erode.

By March 19, 2013

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LG's 5.5-inch Optimus G Pro to reach U.S. in Q2

The Android smartphone, which LG Electronics will show off next week at Mobile World Congress, has a big screen and a 1.7GHz quad-core chip.

By February 18, 2013

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China cyber-espionage threatens U.S., advisory group warns

In its 2012 report, the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission urges Congress to fully investigate China's cyber-espionage campaigns.

By November 14, 2012

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U.S. representatives take on patent trolls with SHIELD Act

A bipartisan bill in Congress aims to bring in a "loser pays" system for software and hardware patent lawsuits, to protect startups from companies that want to force settlements through the threat of high legal bills.

By August 2, 2012

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Congress must act for U.S. Netflix, Facebook integration

Thanks to law banning dissemination of video rental records, U.S. Facebook users can't access Netflix through Facebook. But Congress is taking up new bill that would amend original law. "Mad Men" awaits.

By September 22, 2011

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House hearing: U.S. now under cyber attack

Congress hears testimony warning of increasing cyber alliance between state and non-state actors targeting U.S. national interests

By April 24, 2012

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U.S.: Beijing backs hacking on 'massive scale'

Commission report to Congress says hacking by Chinese government, individuals, and organizations into networks in the U.S. and elsewhere has "extensive intelligence and reconnaissance components."

By November 17, 2010

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U.S. wind power posts slowest quarter since 2007

Investors turn away from the sector after Congress does not pass a renewable power mandate, an industry group says.

By November 1, 2010