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McConnell: Senate Will ‘Try to Pass’ House Immigration Bill

HERSHEY, Pa.—After hearing a week’s worth of complaints from his conservative members, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that the …

Homeland Security

Next-Gen iPhone Production Kicks Into Gear; Will There Be a Mid-Tier iPhone, Too?

Martin Hajek<p>Apple is ramping up production of its next-generation iPhone ahead of an expected fall introduction that could include a second, …

Nextgen

Samsung lures former BlackBerry UK chief for EU business unit

When Rob Orr left his role as BlackBerry's UK and Ireland chief earlier this month, we knew it wouldn't be long before another company sought out his skills. Turns out, his final destination has been Samsung, where the seven-year RIM veteran will take up a vice presidential role in the Korean …

Microsoft teases Windows 8 apps on Xbox One, says devs get a 'head start' by building now

Microsoft's Build developers conference in San Francisco has mainly focused on Windows 8.1 so far, but the company spent a few minutes talking about the future Xbox One development platform on Thursday. Steve Guggenheimer, vice president of Microsoft's Developer and Platform Evangelism group, …

RIP Google Reader — and all other now-dead Google projects (infographic)

Google Reader is dead. Long live Google Reader.<p>Google Reader dies this weekend, but it’s just the latest in a long list of Google products that have met their ignominious end on Google CEO Larry Page’s chopping block.<p>Reader, iGoogle, Google Talk, Google Health, Knol, Picnik, Buzz, Aardvark, …

Apple not allowed to add Galaxy S4 in ongoing Samsung dispute, plans to file new lawsuit

Back in May, Apple was attempting to add Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S4 as an infringing device in its ongoing, second major patent dispute with Samsung in California. It was also claiming that Samsung infringed two Siri related patents with the device’s Google Now voice assistant feature. Now, …

Yahoo News gets a face-lift to become 'more personal'

New features of the redesign include easier navigation, a customizable content stream, and faster loading of articles.<p>Yahoo News on Thursday became the company's latest site to get a facelift.<p>The Internet company added new features that it believes will deliver a "more personal, intuitive and …

Facelifts