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Crave giveaway: $500 Visa gift card from coupon site RetailMeNot

This week's winner gets a $500 Visa gift card from coupon mega-site RetailMeNot that can be stretched using the many deals it offers. Can't beat that, bargain hunters.

By September 12, 2014

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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 April 7, 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 February 6, 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 September 16, 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 February 25, 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 February 25, 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 July 16, 2013

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US issues athlete visas to professional gamers

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

By July 16, 2013

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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 June 27, 2013

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Vexed in the city: Starved for tech talent and yet nobody to hire?

As the H-1B debate continues, the tech industry faces an odd contradiction: a skills shortage along with an applicant surplus.

By August 21, 2014