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  • Lawmakers propose new visa for foreign tech entrepreneurs

    Two U.S. House Democrats are proposing a new visa for immigrants who can obtain "significant" venture capital funding for a business, or can otherwise establish a business that creates some jobs.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau01 Aug. 15 23:12
  • In Scott Walker's state, Democrats seek outsourcing penalties

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, one of the polling leaders in the race for the Republican presidential nomination, is still a cipher on offshore outsourcing and the H-1B issue. But Wisconsin lawmakers have introduced anti-outsourcing legislation that could shed light on Walker's views, if the bill makes it to his desk.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau21 July 15 06:26
  • The Takeaway: The war over H-1Bs heats up

    Microsoft is among the companies supporting a bill in Congress that would, among other things, raise the limit on H-1B visas from 65,000 to 195,000 and eliminate a cap on people who get an advanced degree in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM). The company has also talked about a "skills gap" in the U.S. that makes raising the cap H-1B visa workers important.

    Written by Ken Mingis14 July 15 04:29
  • Microsoft, Rubio, Sessions and the H-1B ground war

    Microsoft's argument that the U.S. faces a shortage of people with STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills isn't helped by the <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/article/2945047/microsoft-windows/microsoft-said-to-plan-more-staff-layoffs.html">7,800 layoffs it announced last week</a>.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau13 July 15 20:12
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  • EHR vendors slammed for interoperability struggles

    Senior officials in the healthcare sector took aim at the tech companies that provide electronic health records (EHR) yesterday, saying that many of those vendors employ proprietary standards and deceptive strategies to lock providers into their products and keep systems from communicating with one another.

    Written by Kenneth Corbin24 July 15 23:24
  • Healthcare providers lament lack of EHR standards

    More than six years after a bill aimed at spurring the development and adoption of electronic health records (EHR) became law, many observers complain that the technology has failed to live up to its promise.

    Written by Kenneth Corbin24 June 15 00:00