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Best Free Apps of the Day on Apr 7. Plum Clock, Parashoot Stan, Dream-X, & More!

We have lots of great apps and games today, including a highly customizable clock app for the iPhone.<p>Plum Clock is a highly customizable clock …

Raspberry Pi Microcomputer Racks Up 1.75M Global Sales, 1M Of Which Were Made In U.K.

The Raspberry Pi microcomputer, which costs as little as $25/$35 and has helped fledge many a DIY hardware project, has racked up worldwide sales of 1.75 million, its U.K.-based creator, The Raspberry Pi Foundation, said today. The first Pis went on sale in March 2012, with its U.K. makers …

Khan Academy Gets Rare Partnership To Close Wealth Gap In College Test Prep

Widely popular online learning platform Khan Academy closed a rare exclusive partnership with the College Board to bring free test prep software to the masses. As the College Board overhauls the panic-inducing SAT admissions exam, it’ll be giving Khan Academy access to actual test questions in the …

Supreme Court passes on NSA surveillance case

The US Supreme Court won't allow a challenge to the National Security Agency's phone snooping skip steps and come straight to its doorstep. Instead, the case will have to work its way through the appeals process.<p>Last year, a federal district court judge ruled that the NSA's bulk collection of phone …

Fukushima children start school, flee radiation

MATSUMOTO, Japan (AP) — The 12-year-old girl didn't want to leave her younger brother, and her grandparents didn't want her to go away. But a family …

Jeb Bush says decision on 2016 run coming before year's end, says illegal immigration can be 'act of love'

Former Florida governor Jeb Bush has said that he would make a decision on whether to run for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination before the end of this year and said that some immigrants who enter the United States illegally do so as an "act of love"for their families.<p>Bush made the remarks in an …

Dear Boston’ Serves As Memorial One Year After Bombing

The notes are written on runners’ worn shoes, paper scraps, T-shirts, cards, banners and hats. They’re words of encouragement, reverence and reflection. The items are a testament to the emotional time following one of the most tragic days in Boston history — April 15, 2013, the bombing at the …