Tech jobs for US workers fall

The US is facing an increase in the unemployment rate for people at the heart of many tech innovations, even while IT companies claim they are short staffed.

Tech industry backs immigration reform

With strong support from the tech industry, a bipartisan group of senators has released a set of immigration proposals focused on highly-skilled, high-tech workers.

Boost visas for highly-skilled tech workers, says Microsoft

Microsoft is calling on Congress to pump more into science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education because of a looming shortage of tech workers.

Iran blocks US 'virtual embassy' within a day

The US has launched a 'virtual embassy' for Iran, after decades without a real one - but has seen it blocked by the government almost immediately.