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4 Maps Crucial to Understanding Europe's Population Shift

Despite economic growth in Central and Eastern Europe, the continent is still migrating to the Northwest.<p>Europe’s population is shifting to the Northwest. The GDP in its more easterly nations seems to be booming, while the countryside and many smaller cities continue to empty at the expense of the …

Microsoft Is Acquiring Calendar App Sunrise For North Of $100 Million

Software giant Microsoft is in the process of trying to reinvent itself, and part of that reinvention evidently involves acquiring startups that have created products that compete with its own. The latest acquisition is calendar app maker Sunrise, which Microsoft shelled out at least $100 million …

Apps

The World in 2030

Bill Gates predicts we’ll end polio and cut child mortality in half. We asked 15 of the smartest people we know for their most out-there predictions.<p>You don’t generally think of Bill and Melinda Gates as pundits. But with their foundation pouring billions of dollars into global development, in …

Bill Gates

Anthem Breach: What Should I Do Right Now?

Repercussions from some data breaches are easily remedied, but victims of insurance company Anthem’s breach will have to remain vigilant against fraud for the rest of their lives.<p>The insurance company, which is one of the nation's largest and includes several major Blue Cross and Blue Shield …

Identity Theft

Meet Greenrail, The Startup That Will Make Train Travel Even More Sustainable

There’s a lot of talk about sustainable mobility nowadays, often in relation to a more environmentally friendly use of cars, or to its reduction in favor of other means of transportation. Trains, for instance. As conventional wisdom has it, travelling by train is a “green” option. Not everyone …

Trains

Obama Praises 'Good Friend' Dalai Lama, Despite Chinese Objections

Abbie Rowe—PhotoQuest/Getty Images<p>AP<p>Raveendran—AFP/Getty Images<p>Ron Edmonds—AP<p>Ron Edmonds—AP<p>Gerald Herbert—AP<p>Saul Loeb—AFP/Getty Images<p>Mandel …

National Prayer Breakfast