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Coronavirus Giveaway: Democrats Help Companies Keep Foreign College Graduate Workforce

The House Democrats’ 1,400-page coronavirus recovery bill threatens the livelihood of millions of American graduates and their families by expanding work visas for many of…

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Robinhood Blames ‘Thundering Herd’ Effect for Stock Trading Outages

The Robinhood trading app crashed this week during a majorĀ U.S. trading day, preventing customers from making trades as stocks surged, an outage that lasted into…

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Report: Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Has Employees Blow-Dry His Sweaty Armpits

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg reportedly has members of his communications staff blow-dry his armpits ahead of big speeches and other appearances that might cause the…

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Jeff Bezos Creates $10 Billion Fund to Combat Climate Change

Amazon CEO and world’s richest man Jeff Bezos has announced that he is creating a $10 billion fund to combat climate change, calling it the…

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California Court Orders Apple to Pay Employees for Time Lost to Bag Searches

Tech giant Apple, one of the wealthiest companies on Earth, has been ordered by the California Supreme Court to compensate employees for time lost due…

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Justin Danhof: Google Is the Biggest Bully in Silicon Valley

In a recent article for Issues & Insights, Justin Danhof examines the power that search giant Google wields and how it could be used to…

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Bokhari: From Utopian to Petty – Silicon Valley’s Decade of Decline

In technology, “Moore’s Law” refers to the doubling of microchip processing power every two years. Come rain or shine, every two years, new computers will…

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Facebook, Uber Plan to Defy New California Laws Taking Effect in 2020

In a display of unapologetic defiance, Silicon Valley giants including Facebook and Uber are planning to ignore new California laws scheduled to take effect in…

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Dairy State GOP Senator Will Block Mike Lee’s Giveaway to India’s Tech Workers

Sen. Mike Lee’s S.386 green-card giveaway has created a new opponent: dairy farmers who fear his bill will kill their ability to recruit and reward…

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