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

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Sprint is on the offensive this week with new pricing plans that put it in a better position to compete against the other three major US carriers.

Flappy Bird follow-up Swing Copters will drive you to insanity

The Flappy Bird creator's next mobile game isn't just more difficult than its predecessor. It may just be one of the hardest smartphone games ever made.

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