Facebook investors OK new share class to keep Zuckerberg at helm

Facebook Inc (FB.O) shareholders approved a proposal to create a new class of non-voting shares, a move aimed at letting Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg give away his wealth without relinquishing control of the social media company he founded.T...

Uber, Lyft settle litigation involving top executives

SAN FRANCISCO Rival ride services Uber and Lyft have settled high stakes litigation involving two of their top executives, court filings show, in advance of a trial that could have aired sensitive details about both companies.Lyft and its former chief ...

Nailed it: scientists describe weird ancient hammerhead reptile

WASHINGTON It was a creature so outlandish that scientists say it reminds them of the fanciful beasts conjured up by Dr. Seuss. But would the famous children's book author have thought up a marine reptile with a hammerhead snout it used to snack on alg...

How to use Apple's new Night Shift feature in iOS 9.3

Apple just released its biggest software update since iOS 9.0 rolled out last year. With it, Apple is making the highly anticipated Night Shift feature, which reduced the amount of blue light emitted by your display, available to everyone. See also: Apple...

Simulating Mars exploration, British astronaut guides rover from space

LONDON British astronaut Tim Peake drove a rover on Mars on Friday -- or at least pretended to by test-driving the exploration vehicle on earth remotely from space.From the International Space Station (ISS) some 250 miles above earth, the European Spac...

Australia's ugly mammals fail to catch the eye of scientists, study shows

SYDNEY Pushed out of the limelight by cuddly koalas and kangaroos, Australia's less glamorous native bats and rodents have failed to catch the eyes of scientific researchers, a new study shows.Just 11 percent of scientific studies on Australian wildlif...

Scientists win $3 million for detecting Einstein's waves

NEW YORK Researchers who helped detect gravitational waves for the first time, confirming part of Albert Einstein's theory in a landmark moment in scientific history, will share a $3 million Special Breakthrough Prize, according to the prize's selectio...

Foxconn agrees to buy Sharp after slashing original offer

TOKYO/TAIPEI Taiwan's Foxconn agreed to acquire Japan's Sharp Corp (6753.T) at a big discount to its original offer, capping a month of wrangling that sowed more doubt over whether the two companies can work well together and fend off fierce competitio...

Stripped-down synthetic organism sheds light on nature of life

WASHINGTON Scientists on Thursday announced the creation of a synthetic organism stripped down to the bare essentials with the fewest genes needed to survive and multiply, a feat at the microscopic level that may provide big insights on the very nature...

Is the New Email Authentication Feature in the Google Apps Store a Concern for Email Marketers?

In an effort to diminish spam and phishing attacks, Google has added DKIM (Domain Keys Identified Mail) powered email authentication to Google Apps. While this new feature has raised the eyebrows of many email marketers, it should pose no threat to legiti...