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Amazon: We're hiring 7,000 new workers in the U.S.

The company says that it's planning to create 5,000 more jobs for fulfillment centers around the country, and also has already started hiring 2,000 new customer service employees.

By July 29, 2013

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Zuckerberg backs U.S. immigration reforms

Facebook's CEO is moving beyond the H1B visa issue and pushing for broader immigration reforms.

By August 6, 2013

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Huawei exec: We're 'not interested' in the U.S.

Eric Xu, one of three rotating CEOs at the Chinese telecom gear maker, made the comments at an analyst conference in response to a question about congressional inquiries into Huawei spying concerns.

By April 24, 2013

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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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Microsoft to U.S. expats in U.K.: Don't bring your guns

A booklet designed to help American Microsoft workers adjust to life in Cambridge, England, reminds them not to bring their guns. It reminds them not to bring dead animals either.

By March 14, 2013

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Dish said to shutter 300 U.S. Blockbuster stores

As the brick-and-mortar video rental chain struggles to keep up with today's digital landscape, it's forced to close hundreds of stores and possibly lay off thousands of workers.

By January 22, 2013

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U.S., Russia agree on 'action plan' to fight piracy

The two countries agree on a plan to curtail theft of intellectual property, after President Obama grants Russia "permanent normal trade relations" and the two nations agree to have the WTO's tenets apply between them.

By December 22, 2012

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Here come the humanoids. There go U.S. jobs

Baxter is a factory worker robot that's about to take to the floors. It's just the beginning of the robot revolution.

By November 12, 2012

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New U.S. address in Foxconn's future? Don't bet on it

The contract manufacturer for many of tech's biggest companies -- including Apple -- tells CNET it is not expanding its North American presence.

By November 9, 2012

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Foxconn looks to U.S. to open manufacturing plants, report says

The company's plants would be designed to handle LCD TV production, according to the report.

By November 8, 2012