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Starbucks' New Prepaid Card Lets Customers Earn Awards Anywhere
Starbucks

Starbucks' New Prepaid Card Lets Customers Earn Awards Anywhere

The prepaid card will be available later this year and usable at any retail locations that accept Visa.
Phil Wahba
'Pride and Prejudice': The Increasing Competitiveness of Foreign Students
Immigrants

'Pride and Prejudice': The Increasing Competitiveness of Foreign Students

How concerned should we be at the multitudes of foreign grads who want to come here?
Gregory Stoller
Disney Lawsuit Highlights Issues With H-1B Visa System
Legal

Disney Lawsuit Highlights Issues With H-1B Visa System

Outsourcing companies are winning an outsize share of H-1Bs for a simple reason: the visa procurement process is a game of numbers, and they are going big.
Claire Zillman
7 Tips For Businesses Looking for EB-5 Funding
Raising Capital

7 Tips For Businesses Looking for EB-5 Funding

The EB-5 program paves foreign investors a path to U.S. citizenship when they invest in American job-creating projects.
Shai Zamanian and Preeya Malik
Charging a Startup with a VISA -- Just Not the Kind You Think
Immigration

Charging a Startup with a VISA -- Just Not the Kind You Think

Meet three visas that go beyond the familiar H-1B.
Yuri Sagalov
4 High-Tech Ways to Order Food That Didn't Exist Last Year
Mobile Payments

4 High-Tech Ways to Order Food That Didn't Exist Last Year

Smartwatches and beacons and telepathy, oh my!
Kate Taylor
States Sue Obama Administration on Immigration
Immigration

States Sue Obama Administration on Immigration

Seventeen states say the Obama administration acted illegally by issuing an executive order to ease the threat of deportation for millions of immigrants.
U.S. Is Losing the Global Startup Race
Immigration

U.S. Is Losing the Global Startup Race

Obama's executive actions on immigration don't focus on a key startup problem: Few skilled workers.
Heesun Wee
Obama's Immigration Tweaks Leave Big Tech Wanting More
Immigration

Obama's Immigration Tweaks Leave Big Tech Wanting More

Silicon Valley representatives are disappointed his immigration rule changes will not satisfy longstanding demands for more visas and faster green cards.
Obama's Immigration Plan Offers Some Relief, Risk for Tech Sector
Hiring

Obama's Immigration Plan Offers Some Relief, Risk for Tech Sector

Modest changes to make it easier for technology companies to retain high-skilled workers frustrated by long and unpredictable waits for green cards.
The Lack of Visa Options for Entrepreneurs is Hurting America's Economy
Immigration

The Lack of Visa Options for Entrepreneurs is Hurting America's Economy

The frustrating barriers to living legally in the U.S. are keeping out entrepreneurs eager to launch businesses and hire American workers.
Dan Novaes
The Crazy Things Your Future Credit Cards Will Do (Infographic)
Technology

The Crazy Things Your Future Credit Cards Will Do (Infographic)

Tomorrow's credit cards will be replete with high-tech security features like fingerprint unlock, voice control and invisibility, according to this infographic by Richard Branson's Virgin Money.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Wal-Mart Takes $5 Billion Swipe at Visa Over Processing Fees
Payments and Collections

Wal-Mart Takes $5 Billion Swipe at Visa Over Processing Fees

The retailer sued the credit-card giant this week, claiming Visa's swipe fees are unfairly high. Separately, the retail industry has taken a hit in the fight over capping debit-card swipe fees.
Catherine Clifford
The 10 Biggest IPOs Ever
Growth Strategies

The 10 Biggest IPOs Ever

Twitter may be one of the most talked-about IPOs of the year, but it's nothing in size compared to these guys.
Kate Taylor