Tag Archives: December

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to Take a Month of Parental Leave in December

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he’s taking parental leave this month to spend more time with his daughters. Zuckerberg said on Facebook and Instagram over the weekend that “you’ll hear from me a little less” during this time. Facebook offers four months of paid parental leave for both mothers and fathers – generous for corporate America, although some tech companies offer more. The… Read More »

Gift Guide: Best Android phones you can buy [December 2017]

Looking for a new smartphone? There are dozens upon dozens of great options on the market today, but finding the best of the best can be a bit difficult. We’ve seen some great launches through the year and more should be coming soon too, so let’s take a look at the best Android smartphones you can buy as… Read More »

UK car production hits 12-year high with December still to go

Britain built more cars in the first eleven months of 2016 than any full year since 2004, data from an industry body showed on Thursday, putting the sector on course to make more vehicles this year than in any other since 1999. Just over 1.61 million cars were made in the year to November, the Society of Motor… Read More »

Monte dei Paschi to launch share issue December 19

Troubled Italian bank Monte dei Paschi di Siena (BMPS.MI) will offer new shares for sale between Monday and Thursday in a last ditch attempt to raise 5 billion euros ($5.2 billion) by the end of the year and avoid a state bailout. The European Central Bank has told Italy’s third-largest bank to raise capital this year and offload… Read More »

HTC 10 to receive Android 7.0 Nougat update in Europe in late November or early December

HTC has already officially revealed that the Android 7.0 Nougat update would hit its current flagship smartphone, the 10, before the end of the year. Specifically, HTC said this would happen in the fourth quarter, which started in October and ends on December 31. While the company still isn’t giving us any more details about its rollout, a… Read More »

Nikkei edges down in choppy trade, volume smallest since last December

apanese stocks edged down in choppy trade on Wednesday as investors struggled to find new catalysts, while many of them remained wary over the dollar-yen moves. The Nikkei share average fell 0.3 percent to 17,000.98. The broader Topix dropped 0.4 percent to 1,364.20, with only 1.6 billion shares changing hands, the lowest level since late December. The JPX-Nikkei… Read More »