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Immigration Overhaul Seems On Track Despite Boston Tragedy

No sooner did the first reports emerge that the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings were Chechen immigrants than did that fact intrude into Washington's debate on immigration.<p>Opponents of immigration reform seized on the fact to raise doubts about efforts to change immigration laws to, in …

Immigration reform could be bonanza for Dems

The immigration proposal pending in Congress would transform the nation’s political landscape for a generation or more — pumping as many as 11 million new Hispanic voters into the electorate a decade from now in ways that, if current trends hold, would produce an electoral bonanza for Democrats and …

More “BadNews” for Android: New malicious apps found in Google Play

The code family used to push malware circulated as early as June 2012.<p>The family of Android malware that slipped past security defenses and …

Google On Earnings: Our Future Lies in Hardware Too

Google’s earnings have provoked mixed reactions in the major news media - Google’s core search business is under threat, said the New York Times, blow-out sales increase CNET told its readers – but one inescapable conclusion is that times are tougher when users switch from desktop to …

Tomorrow will tell whether things could get even worse for Apple

Apple investors are preparing for the worst tomorrow when the company reports earnings. It is already expected to report a drop in profit for the first time in 10 years. The big question for shareholders: Has Apple’s share price bottomed out, or is there still room to drop?<p>There’s been even more …

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Americans Are Less Financially Competent Than They Think [INFOGRAPHIC]

A new study by the National Foundation for Credit Counseling revealed that many Americans grade themselves with a C, D, or F letter grade when it comes to their own financial literacy and money management skills.<p>The following infographic takes a closer look at what areas of finance Americans could …

Home sales dip as demand outstrips supply

Last month's dip in existing-home sales may signal that the recovery in sales has hit a lull that only higher prices can cure.<p>Total existing-home sales fell 0.6% in March from February to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.92 million, the National Association of Realtors says.<p>The slip, which …

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Netflix will offer $11.99 family plan with up to four simultaneous streams

Netflix currently permits subscribers to stream two movies or TV shows simultaneously from different devices, but according to the company's top executives, that limit is about to grow. "A few members with large families run into our 2-simultaneous-stream limit," reads Netflix's quarterly letter to …

Mozilla reveals Firefox OS Developer Preview handsets’ availability

On January 22, we reported that Mozilla had revealed the first two developer handsets running Firefox OS, the Geeksphone Keon and Peak. Images and …

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