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Bipartisan Bill Bolsters Foreign Tech Entrepeneurs

Virginia Democratic Senator Mark Warner was part of a bipartisan group pushing a new immigration bill that would encourage highly-skilled immigrants to stay in the U.S. and open businesses in the fields of science and technology.

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Inventor Of Wireless Remote Revolutionized TV

Eugene Polley, the inventor of the first wireless television remote control, has died at age 96.
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Facebook Stock Continues Tumble After IPO

Facebook shares fell again on Tuesday — dropping almost 9 percent after falling 11 percent on Monday. It makes Facebook's initial public offering one of the worst performing IPOs of the past five years.
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R.I. Strikes Out On Ex-Pitcher's Video Game Venture

After helping the Boston Red Sox win the World Series, pitcher Curt Schilling could do no wrong. Then news broke that his video game company had chewed through a $75 million state loan that it's struggling to pay off. Now, Rhode Island officials are moving to protect taxpayers from what appears to have been a very bad investment.
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We Ask The Pros: Should You Friend Your Boss On Facebook?

Rejecting a friend request from your boss could be seen as a vote of no confidence, but do you really want his Burning Man photos showing up in your news feed? Comedian Baratunde Thurston and media technologist Deanna Zandt discuss proper workplace friending etiquette.
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Tech Look Ahead: HP Layoffs, Google Gets Motorola

Audie Cornish looks ahead to this week's tech news with technology correspondent, Steve Henn.
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Military Addresses Double-Edged Sword Of Troops On Social Media

Thanks to Facebook and other sites, American troops in Afghanistan are more connected than ever with what's going on back home. But that connectivity has also led to incendiary videos and photos getting posted online. Now, military leadership is taking steps to further educate troops on what is and isn't appropriate for public viewing.

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