Skilled foreign workers can apply for H-1B visas starting today, but they won't last long. Critics say the quota needs to be raised, but efforts to revamp the system keep getting caught up in the larger immigration debate.
Britain's largest drug company, GlaxoSmithKline, reportedly will meet with the WHO Friday to discuss ways to provide developing countries with low-cost vaccines against the H5N1 avian flu virus. Indonesia made sure of it.
Apple had previously called on the big three record labels to remove digital rights management restrictions on their downloadable music — and this morning EMI announced that it's willing to play along.