Two inventors inducted into Hall of Fame

Ritu Jha   ………. Two US-based scientists of Indian origin are among 15 people to be inducted into the prestigious National Inventors Hall of Fame. Arogyaswami Paulraj, a professor emeritus in the Department of Electrical Engineering at Stanford University has invented MIMO — Multiple Input, Multiple Output — a wireless technology that has revolutionized broadband […]

Bipartisan bill aims to set high bar for H-1B usage

Revamped legislation seeks to cut use of cheap foreign labor but calling for a higher minimum salary for visa holders Ritu Jha   Congressman Darrell Issa (Republican, California)’s bill to “Protect and Grow American Jobs Act,” with amendments suggested by Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren (Democrat, California), has been resurrected and was passed unanimously by the House Judiciary Committee on January 2 after heavy […]