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PayPal Agrees to Buy Xoom for $890 Million

Xoom, a San Francisco-based online money transfer technology and services company that went public in 2013, is being acquired by PayPal for $25 per share in cash or $890 million.<p>The price represents a 32 percent premium over Xoom’s three-month volume-weighted average price.<p>As stated in a …

Tunisia attack hero's mother: 'fantastic' seeing couple come home

As Mathew James, shot as he shielded his fiancee Saera, arrives in south Wales, his mother talks of relief, and the long road ahead<p>The mother of a man shot three times as he tried to save his fiancee from a terrorist gunman said she was relieved the couple were back on British soil.<p>Mathew James – …

16 Crazy-Awesome Examples Of Eyeshadow Art

Proof that makeup is artistry.

Little Mermaid

Mysteries of the deep: oceans and marine life to inspire your class – gallery

From ghost crabs to shipwrecks, the ocean depths are fantastic for intriguing young minds. Dive into our photo gallery for lesson inspiration<p>Three creative ways teachers can explore oceans in the classroom

Earthquake slams Nepal; devastating loss of people, history

<b>Kathmandu, Nepal (CNN) —</b> Rescue crews and residents in Nepal early Sunday began the desperate search for survivors after a magnitude-7.8 quake near the capital of Kathmandu a day earlier flattened homes, buildings and temples, causing widespread damage across the region and killing more than 1,800 …

Natural Disasters

Google Exec Dan Fredinburg Killed in Nepal Earthquake

He "died chasing his dreams" at the base camp of Mount Everest.<p>Dan Fredinburg, a longtime Googler who headed privacy for Google X and product management for the overall privacy team, died this morning of a head injury after a 7.9 magnitude earthquake triggered an avalanche on Mount Everest.<p>An …

Natural Disasters

Amazon Goes After Dropbox, Google, Microsoft With Unlimited Cloud Drive Storage

Last year, Amazon gave a boost to its Prime members when it launched a free, unlimited photo storage for them on Cloud Drive. Today, the company is expanding that service as a paid offering to cover other kinds of content, and to users outside of its loyalty program. Unlimited Cloud Storage will …

Everyone is talking about how Microsoft Office 365 is suddenly beating Google Apps

Now, all of a sudden, sources all over the tech industry are noticing that Office 365 is everywhere.<p>And it's all because of one thing: Microsoft is telling customers to move their email to Microsoft's cloud instead of buying another Exchange server and hosting email in their own data centers, says …

Google Apps

Oldest Human Fossil Found, Redrawing Family Tree

Discovery pushes back the origin of our genus, Homo, by half a million years.<p>In a rare congruence of new evidence, two fossil jaws cast a fused beam of light on one of the darkest mysteries in human evolution: the origin of our genus <i>Homo</i>. The two lower jaws—one a reconstruction of a pivotal …

Anthropology

Pope Francis on the Grace of Examination of Conscience

VATICAN CITY — The capacity of all men to commit the most despicable of sins should inspire the self-awareness necessary to accept God’s mercy and …

Meet The New King Of Saudi Arabia

King Salman has a history of maintaining order in the royal family. A look at the man who will now rule a country that holds one-sixth of the world’s oil reserves.<p>Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah died Friday and was quickly succeeded by his half brother, former Crown Prince Salman. Both men come from …

‘Life on Earth is in peril. We have no future if we don’t go into space’

Experts including Stephen Hawking look at the value of human and robotic spaceflight<p>• Astronauts lift our spirits. But can we afford to send humans into space? • Artificial intelligence could spell end of human race – Stephen Hawking • New Horizons probe rouses from hibernation for Pluto …