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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.

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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.

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On today's episode, we'll count the days until you'll never have to sign a credit card receipt again. We'll also recount a story of a mailing glitch that shows exactly how much banks know about your life, and discuss the merits of the "Agree It" app that lets you borrow real money from your friends on Facebook.

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On today's episode, we'll count the days until you'll never have to sign a credit card receipt again. We'll also recount a story of a mailing glitch that shows exactly how much banks know about your life, and discuss the merits of the Agree It app that lets you borrow real money from your Facebook friends.

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Vodafone Cinema Pass takes on Orange with £10pm credit

Vodafone is gunning for Orange Wednesdays with a new offer for pay as you go customers that gives you £10 to spend at the cinema every month.

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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.

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FILE ? This Aug. 5, 2008, file photo, shows the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services building Phoenix. The Homeland Security Department expects applications for high-skilled immigration visas to outpace the available supply in a matter of days, one of the fastest runs on the much-sought-after work permits in years and a sign of continued economic recovery amid new hiring by U.S. technology companies. The urgent race for such visas _ highly desired by Microsoft, Apple, Google and other leading technology companies _ coincides with congressional plans to increase the number available to tech-savvy foreigners. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)

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?

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Visa chief: Fee on digital wallets seems 'appropriate'

The chief executive says credit card firms should be able to charge fees to companies that are operating digital wallet services.

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President Obama could give high-tech immigration reform a boost by calling on Congress to enact a fix by the end of 2013. So far, at least, he hasn't.

Silicon Valley execs press D.C. on immigration law fixes

Tech firms present a rare unified front in asking President Obama and Congress "to enact immigration reform this year." But the political obstacles they face in Washington are considerable.

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Samsung Galaxy S4 rumor roundup

In anticipation for Samsung's next flagship handset, the rumor mill has been churning out one speculation after another about the Galaxy S4. CNET gathers the latest (and craziest) rumors about the device.

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What we will (and won't) get in the Galaxy S4

This week, we round up all the final rumors ahead of what will probably be the launch of Samsung's next flagship phone on Thursday. Will it come in colors? Is eye-tracking a thing? Guest co-host Casey Newton weighs in.

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How e-wallets could be a gold mine for credit card companies

Visa, MasterCard, Amex, and Discover see a big payday ahead in the emerging digital payment business. They're making sure they're in the game along with tech companies, retailers and phone companies.

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Silicon Valley stymied on immigrant worker plan

Google, Intel, HP and other tech firms backed a pair of proposals this year to increase H-1B visas. They're now bogged down in the political mess known as "comprehensive" immigration reform.

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