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How Obama got here

The secret 9-month project to remake America’s broken immigration system.<p>Nine months ago, the new Homeland Security secretary, Jeh Johnson, received a request from the White House. President Obama wanted him to personally take on perhaps the administration’s toughest political assignment: looking …

Ebix's (EBIX) merger agreement with a Goldman Sachs affiliate has been terminated. The...

Ebix's (EBIX) merger agreement with a Goldman Sachs affiliate has been terminated. The termination is the result of Ebix's receipt of a letter from a …

Huawei Says It Would Consider Buying Nokia To Boost Its Smartphone Business

"We are considering these sorts of acquisitions; maybe the combination has some synergies but depends on the willingness of Nokia. We are open-minded," Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei's consumer unit, told the Financial Times's Daniel Thomas.<p>Nokia shares briefly jumped nearly 12% Tuesday after the report.<p>…

This Big Ship Is Powered Entirely By The Sun

The boat is special because it runs only on the sun's energy — more than 29,000 solar cells cover the ship's deck which powers 8.5 tons of lithium ion batteries housed beneath the boat. The batteries can last for more than 10 years.<p>An onboard research team, led by professor and climatologist …

Autoblog: New Cars, Used Cars for Sale, Car Reviews and News

Hyundai adds exterior and interior perks, safety tech to boost sales of the midsize sedan.<p>It sure is cheap, more practical, too<p>On this week's …

Car Reviews

European Car Sales Drop To 20-Year Low, Germany Clobbered

When the S&P, always so conveniently ahead of the curve, yesterday revised its forecast for Europe from growth in the second half of 2013 to 2014 one …

Obama Drops A Big Hint That Bernanke Isn't Coming Back

Obama, speaking to Charlie Rose, host of a PBS interview program, compared Bernanke to longtime FBI Director Robert Mueller, who agreed to stay two years longer than he had planned and is to leave in the coming months.<p>"Well, I think Ben Bernanke's done an outstanding job. Ben Bernanke's a little …

As If Apple Didn't Have Enough Problems, China's Huawei Is Launching A High-End Smartphone

Huawei will unveil the Ascend P6 in London in one of its major smartphone launches of the year, Huawei spokesman Roland Sladek told AFP.<p>The move is "significant" because it marks a global launch held outside Huawei's home base of China and will be a stand-alone event, unlike previous launches at …

One Photo That Says It All About Obama's Chilly Meeting With Vladimir Putin

President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin held a face-to-face meeting at the G8 summit in Northern Ireland on Monday.<p>It didn't go so well.<p>The two leaders shared a tense exchange on Syria and came out of the meeting with broad disagreements over the Syrian conflict. The Obama …

Top Google Engineer: Human Immortality Is Within Our Grasp

(<i>Read More</i>: <b>Immortality by 2035?</b> )<p>"The life expectancy was 20 one thousand years ago...we doubled it in 200 years, this will go into high gear within 10 and 20 years from now, probably less than 15 we will be reaching that tipping point where we add more time than has gone by because of scientific …