Facebook makes paid time off for baby leave a global benefit – Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO Less than a week after Facebook (FB.O) Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said he would take two months of paternity leave, the social media company announced it is extending its parental leave policy to full-time employees outside the …
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SpaceX rocket debris recovered near Isles of Scilly – Orlando Sentinel

Orlando SentinelA panel from a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket was recovered by the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency on Thursday after being spotted near the Isles of Scilly. A Falcon 9 rocket launched from Cape Canaveral in June and exploded minutes after lau…

Bill Gates Expected to Create Billion-Dollar Fund for Clean Energy – New York Times

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WASHINGTON — Bill Gates will announce the creation of a multibillion-dollar clean energy fund on Monday at the opening of a Paris summit meeting intended to forge a global accord to cut planet-warming emissions, according to people with knowledge of …
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Smartphone panels Asian giants sharpen rivalries as some shift to OLED – Nikkei Asian Review

Nikkei Asian ReviewSouth Korea intends to open a new plant for small and midsize OLED panels in 2018. Close. South Korea intends to open a new plant for small and midsize OLED panels in 2018. TOKYO — Smartphone display panel manufacturers from Japan, …

Scientists just caught black hole swallowing star – and burping a bit back out – WatertownDailyTimes.com

WatertownDailyTimes.comIllustration shows a star torn up by a black hole’s strong gravity. The black hole is launching a powerful jet of matter into space. ARTICLE OPTIONS. A A. print this article. e-mail this article. Astronomers have caught black hol…

The players who can make or break a Paris climate deal

Negotiators from 195 nations gather in Paris on Monday to try to broker a universal climate pact to rein in global warming and keep Earth liveable for humanity. …read more

Mozilla Claims That Firefox Does Not Depend On Google’s Money Anymore – Bidness ETC

Bidness ETCNon-profit organization Mozilla once relied on Google for all of its revenue, but the company has revealed that it does not get a single cent from Google any more. In fact, as CNET reported, Mozilla makes enough revenue from other companies …

Debris Found Off UK Coast Could Be From SpaceX Rocket – NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comA chunk of metal debris discovered in the sea off the southwestern tip of England could be from a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, the U.K. coast guard said. The piece of metal, measuring about 33 feet by 13 feet (10 meters by 4 meters), was spotted …