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Facebook founder planning on taking two months of paternity leave when his daughter is born.
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 20- Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said on Friday he will take two months of paternity leave after his daughter's birth, a strong statement from one of the busiest and most powerful U.S. executives on the importance of family time. Silicon Valley technology firms have rushed to extend parental leave allowances and other...
MENLO PARK, Calif.— Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg said Friday he's planning on taking two months of paternity leave when his daughter is born. Facebook Inc., which is based in Menlo Park, California, offers its U.S. employees up to four months of paid parental leave. Adobe Systems Inc. and Microsoft Corp. bolstered their parental benefits following the move.
Facebook has been busy this year designing several products for users. Here's a look at 9 developments from the social media giant.
CNBC's Melissa Lee and Brian Sullivan debate the value of Facebook's new feature that gives users the option to stop receiving posts from their ex.
Companies show support online during times of crisis like the violence in Paris. But, the public is increasingly skeptical of their actions.
Breaking up with someone has rarely been easy, especially if you're closely connected to the other person on social media.
If not for a pair of choice performers, the tech-heavy, large-cap index would actually be down on the year.
A new feature will allow people who have split up to turn on an option that spares them the pain of seeing their ex's posts and pictures.
SAN FRANCISCO— Facebook is trying to ease the heartache of breaking up. "This work is part of our ongoing effort to develop resources for people who may be going through difficult moments in their lives," Facebook product manager Kelly Winters wrote in a blog post. The Menlo Park, California, company has incentive to try to keep its users as happy as possible.
Square may have broken "the code" for successful tech IPOs by pricing at a good discount so public investors can make money, says Kathleen Smith, principal at Renaissance Capital.
U.S. stocks closed little changed, holding solid gains for the week so far, as investors sought further indications on the timing of a rate hike.
One analyst explains why Amazon, Netflix and Facebook will rally into the new year.
Online dating has failed to produce returns for public market investors. Match Group is out to prove mone can be made.
NEW YORK— Millennials, it's time to pick up the phone and start saving. Stash, for example, lets users invest in the stock market for as little as $5. "I think that these apps are useful," says Paul Golden, a spokesman for the nonprofit National Endowment for Financial Education, because they teach people the habit of putting small amounts of money into savings.
The needle on Apple shares has barely budged in the past 52 weeks, but that doesn't mean much to Morgan Creek CEO Mark Yusko.
A California-based company is building a user interface completely controlled by the eye. That could be key to first responders.
Hacker group Anonymous has declared war on ISIS after the attacks in Paris, and this time it may be more than just social media.
Facebook activated "Safety Check" after deadly blasts in Nigeria following criticism from users that it was being selective about deploying it.
The social network, however, activated it after Friday's gun and bomb attacks in Paris, drawing criticism from some users because the feature was not activated for suicide bombings in Beirut a day earlier. Both the Paris and Beirut attacks were claimed by Islamic State militants. People in Paris were posting to let their friends and family know they were safe,...