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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 PayPal …

Paypal

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

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 – from Trehafod, Pontypridd, south Wales – was hit in the hip, chest and pelvis as he shielded Saera Wilson from gunfire at the …

16 Crazy-Awesome Examples Of Eyeshadow Art

Proof that makeup is artistry.

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

Teacher Network,Education,Australian education,US education,Schools,Primary schools,Secondary schools,Environment,Oceans,Marine life,Teaching,Geography and environment studies,Science<p>From ghost crabs to shipwrecks, the ocean depths are fantastic for intriguing young minds. Dive into our photo …

Teaching

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 …

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 …

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 …

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’

STEPHEN HAWKING<p>Physicist and cosmologist<p>Robotic missions are much cheaper and may provide more scientific information, but they don’t catch the public imagination in the same way, and they don’t spread the human race into space, which I’m arguing should be our long-term strategy. If the human race …