Deal cost Facebook about $1 billion in cash and stock
A picture is worth a thousand words...or $1 billion dollars.
In Facebook's largest acquisition ever, the social network shelled out $1 billion dollars in cash and stock to purchase Instagram.
Instagram is the wildly popular mobile application where users can take pictures on their smartphones and upload them to the application, where they can add cool effects to the photos and share them with followers. The app has about 30 million users and Instagram estimates that 5 million photos are uploaded per day.
Pregnant women with weight problems are more likely to have children born with developmental delays, report says.
A new study says pregnant women who have high blood pressure, are obese or have diabetes are more likely to have children who have autism or other development disorders.
ABC News reports more than 1,000 children were in the study, conducted by University of California- Davis, and found that the signs of autism and other developmental delays where 60% higher among mothers who were obese, diabetic or suffer from high blood pressure.
Reporters were taken to the Sohae launch station, to see the rocket that will be launched later this month
North Korea is in its final stages of digging a tunnel that can be used to launch a third nuclear test, according to top officials in South Korea. U.S. officials are concerned that this is another step by the North Koreans that could lead to a future attack on the U.S.
During a Thursday Mass at St. Petersburg Basilica, Pope Benedict XVI pointed out female disobedience against the Roman Catholic Church
During a Holy Thursday homily, Pope Benedict XVI reaffirmed his opposition to recent initiatives looking to allow female clergy within the Roman Catholic Church. The pope gave an unusually stern lecture during the mass, speaking out against those challenging women's ordination and priestly celibacy.