Tech industry backs immigration reform

With strong support from the tech industry, a bipartisan group of senators has released a set of immigration proposals focused on highly-skilled, high-tech workers.

Boffins propose new calendar

When Pope Gregory altered the calendar in 1582 to get it in synch with the seasons, protesters marched in the streets demanding the return of their 11 days.

Patent reform bill passed

The Senate has passed a patent reform bill that marks the biggest change to the patent process in decades.