I was browsing through this site h1bstats.com and found that more than 65K + 20K visas sponsored in 2007. Microsoft and Infosys are the big boys of h1b program.
cpatil writes "Fall 2006, we saw UCSB introducing a course on Amazon's EC2 computing platform. This fall, Stanford's captology which had done some research in 2006 on Facebook introduced Create Engaging Web Applications Using Metrics and Learning on Facebook. So what's next ?"