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Oracle to buy construction collaboration software maker Aconex for $1.2B in cash

ORACLE TO BUY CONSTRUCTION COLLABORATION SOFTWARE MAKER ACONEX FOR $1.2B IN CASH

Oracle will pay $1.2 billion in cash to buy construction software developer Aconex, the companies announced today. Based in Melbourne,...

Tencent and JD invest $863M into e-commerce firm Vipshop to battle Alibaba

TENCENT AND JD INVEST $863M INTO E-COMMERCE FIRM VIPSHOP TO BATTLE ALIBABA

Tencent, the internet giant that recently became Asia's first $500 billion company, is continuing its investment spree after it agreed...

 
 
 
A popular San Francisco coffee shop that raised $75 million could be the next Blue Bottle

A POPULAR SAN FRANCISCO COFFEE SHOP THAT RAISED $75 MILLION COULD BE THE NEXT BLUE BOTTLE

Almost as soon as Nestlé spent $425 million to buy a majority stake in hip coffee chain Blue Bottle in September, the search for the...

Thales agrees to buy Gemalto in digital security deal worth ~$5.43BN

THALES AGREES TO BUY GEMALTO IN DIGITAL SECURITY DEAL WORTH ~$5.43BN

Digital security solutions provider Gemalto has agreed to a €51 per share acquisition offer from French aerospace and defense firm...

 
 
 
Is the Pentagon's shadowy secret UFO research program still going on?

IS THE PENTAGON'S SHADOWY SECRET UFO RESEARCH PROGRAM STILL GOING ON?

For five years, the Pentagon ran a secret program to investigate UFO sightings. Although government funding ended, the head of the...

The Star Wars: The Last Jedi Moment That Could Have Solved The Leia Problem

THE STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI MOMENT THAT COULD HAVE SOLVED THE LEIA PROBLEM

Star Wars: The Last Jedi raises a number of questions about how Carrie Fisher's General Leia will factor into Episode IX , but one...

 
 
 
Uber used former CIA officers posing as businessmen to collect trade secrets and other intel, explosive letter claims

UBER USED FORMER CIA OFFICERS POSING AS BUSINESSMEN TO COLLECT TRADE SECRETS AND OTHER INTEL, EXPLOSIVE LETTER CLAIMS

There are a lot of explosive claims in a recently unsealed letter written by a lawyer for a former Uber intelligence manager. One claim...

13 Major Star Wars Questions We Have After The Last Jedi

13 MAJOR STAR WARS QUESTIONS WE HAVE AFTER THE LAST JEDI

Star Wars: The Last Jedi raises a ton of pressing questions about the future of the Star Wars galaxy, and these are the biggest issues...

 
 
 
YELLEN: Bitcoin is a 'highly speculative asset'

YELLEN: BITCOIN IS A 'HIGHLY SPECULATIVE ASSET'

Susan Walsh/AP The Federal Reserve raised its key interest rate 25 basis points to a range between 1.25% and 1.50% at the conclusion...

Sears is teetering on the edge of bankruptcy and Kmart could be its first casualty

SEARS IS TEETERING ON THE EDGE OF BANKRUPTCY AND KMART COULD BE ITS FIRST CASUALTY

Sears' sales are down 45% since early 2013, its debt load has spiked to over $4 billion, and the company is losing well over $1 billion...

 
 
 
Candice Swanepoel expecting baby No. 2

CANDICE SWANEPOEL EXPECTING BABY NO. 2

Perhaps her and Behati Prinsloo are raising the next generation of Angels.

Stop Hating On Ed Sheeran's Fundraising Ad, Say Critics

STOP HATING ON ED SHEERAN'S FUNDRAISING AD, SAY CRITICS

A Comic Relief spot starring the pop singer, raising funds for children in Liberia, was voted the worst charity ad of 2017. Some are...

 
 
 
Tourism expert advocates visitor tax in Tasmania for funding museums, heritage spots, parks and beaches

TOURISM EXPERT ADVOCATES VISITOR TAX IN TASMANIA FOR FUNDING MUSEUMS, HERITAGE SPOTS, PARKS AND BEACHES

A visitor tax in Tasmania could be used to maintain the state's free museums, heritage areas, parks and beaches. Can Seng Ooi, a professor...

Your memory is best when thinking about your children

YOUR MEMORY IS BEST WHEN THINKING ABOUT YOUR CHILDREN

Binghampton University in New York has found that human memory is better when we are thinking about raising our children, new research...

 
 
 
Various Waikato tourist spots to get a share of tourism funding

VARIOUS WAIKATO TOURIST SPOTS TO GET A SHARE OF TOURISM FUNDING

Many tourist spots in Waikato will be given a share of a $2 million funding boost for visitor-related infrastructure. The funding is...

 
 
 
Go-Jek buys three startups to advance its mobile payment business

GO-JEK BUYS THREE STARTUPS TO ADVANCE ITS MOBILE PAYMENT BUSINESS

Go-Jek, the company leading Uber and Grab in Southeast Asia's largest market, has bagged a hattrick of deals to advance its mobile...

10 safe, affordable, and diverse places to raise kids in the US

10 SAFE, AFFORDABLE, AND DIVERSE PLACES TO RAISE KIDS IN THE US

Eric Risberg/AP MONEY named 10 great towns to raise kids based on quality of education, recreational activities, and safety. Los Angeles...

 
 
 
10 things I'd wish I'd known about raising 'smart enough' kids

10 THINGS I'D WISH I'D KNOWN ABOUT RAISING 'SMART ENOUGH' KIDS

It's okay - and actually a successful feat - to raise 'smart enough' kids. Focusing too much on perfection - for yourself and your...

Ex-Zynga execs raise $15 million for their new gaming studio, Manticore Games

EX-ZYNGA EXECS RAISE $15 MILLION FOR THEIR NEW GAMING STUDIO, MANTICORE GAMES

In the eight years since Frederic Descamps and Jordan Maynard launched their last gaming startup, the industry they helped shape now...