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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 »

Brexit: EU pushes ahead with plans to take control of London’s clearing business

The European Union is pushing ahead with plans to assert control over the clearing of euro-denominated derivatives, a politically charged step that could force firms to move from London to the EU after Brexit. The European Commission has drafted a law for firms deemed systemically important to the EU financial system to accept direct oversight by the bloc’s authorities, or… Read More »

Thai Police to Review Ways to Take Down Content After Facebook Live Killing

Police in Thailand on Wednesday said they would discuss how to expedite taking down “inappropriate online content” after a man broadcast himself killing his 11-month-old daughter in a live video on Facebook. Two videos, which were available for nearly 24 hours before they were taken down, show Wuttisan Wongtalay hanging his daughter from a building on the southern… Read More »

New Camera Can Take Images at Speed of Light

Scientists have improved upon a new camera technology that can image at speeds about 100 times faster than today’s commercial cameras and could enable imaging of ultrafast processes involving neurons, combustion and stars. The new technology also opens a host of new possibilities for studying extremely fast processes such as neurons firing, chemical reactions, fuel burning or chemicals… Read More »

Jack Ma’s Alibaba set to take on Jeff Bezos’ Amazon in India

Just when Indian e-commerce was losing its mojo and all that one heard was valuation markdown, Chinese major Alibaba has promised to keep things hot. So far a passive investor in companies such as Kunal Bahl-backed Snapdeal and Vijay Shekhar Sharma-led One97Communications that operates Paytm, Alibaba has announced its entry into Indian e-commerce. If it does, Jack Ma’s… Read More »