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Sundar Pichai becomes CEO of Google as Sergey Brin and Larry Page form a new company

Google’s senior vice president Sundar Pichai is becoming CEO of the search giant as the company restructures. Current CEO Larry Page announced the following in a statement:<p>A key part of this is Sundar Pichai. Sundar has been saying the things I would have said (and sometimes better!) for quite some …

Carphone Warehouse hackers 'used traffic bombardment smokescreen'

Theft of 2.4 million personal details as systems came under DDoS attack<p>Hackers bombarded Carphone Warehouse with online traffic as a smokescreen while they stole the personal and banking details of 2.4 million people, according to sources with knowledge of the incident.<p>The retailer revealed at the …

Justice
College & University

Advice for 20-Somethings From Warren Buffett, Bill Gates and Geniuses

If you’re young and your career is in its early days, you’ve likely been privy to plenty of career truisms and clichés.<p>But if “follow your passion,” …

Self-improvement

Dying for Christianity: millions at risk amid rise in persecution across the globe

Increase in murder, as well as rape, torture and discrimination, has led the pope to warn of a ‘form of genocide’<p>Christians are facing growing persecution around the world, fuelled mainly by Islamic extremism and repressive governments, leading the pope to warn of “a form of genocide” and for …

Religion

How Do Fireflies Glow? Mystery Solved After 60 Years

Scientists have sussed out the chemical secret of these bright summertime beetles—and it may someday improve human health, a new study says.<p>Think of the firefly abdomen like a black box of bioluminescence.<p>For around 60 years, scientists have known what basic ingredients go into the box—things like …

A retail gig that employees don’t hate

Kristen Patchett was a teacher’s aide in Northern California five years ago when she took a part-time job at Nugget Market to fill her free …

Employment

Austria mountain crash: Tributes paid to dead British men

Two British men who were killed when their car crashed off a mountain road in Austria were "like brothers", one of their mothers has said.<p>Danny Hall, 25, and Josh Robinson, 22, both from Kent, came off Austria's highest mountain pass, Grossglockner High Alpine Road, on Friday morning.<p>Mr Robinson's …

Filmmaking

In his hometown, El Chapo known for benevolence

People living in the hometown of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman have heard stories of his benevolence: gifts of medicine for the poor, deliveries of drinking water to storm-stricken towns. But finding anyone who's actually received or even seen such a gift is another matter.<p>In Badiraguato, the …

Mexico

The world's first plus-size supermodel is working to solve a $9 billion problem

Full-figured women are more than willing to spend money on trendy clothing items, but complain that few retailers are providing women with fashionable options that work for them.<p>Melissa Aronson, known professionally as Emme, is widely recognized as the world's first plus-size supermodel. She …

Plus Size