Oct 16 2015
Spotify employees will now receive six months of fully paid leave when they become parents, according to a statement posted Thursday by the streaming music service.
Katarina Berg, Spotify's chief human resources officer, said the new policy applies to all employees in all countries. Founded in Sweden, Spotify has offices around the world, including in Mexico, Japan, Brazil, France and the United States.
Oct 18 2015
Social media sites like Facebook add extra layers of complication to dating, especially when dating turns to breaking up. Now, the social network is testing a feature to soften the blow.
Facebook is piloting a set of features on mobile that will allow you to limit the amount of content that is shown to your exes and vice versa, it announced in a blog post Thursday. The feature would allow you to see less of your former partners, without the need to block or unfriend them.
Nov 16 2015
Google has announced that people using its Maps app on Android in India can now access offline navigation features.
The announcement to make offline mode available in India comes just a week after Google began letting Android users download maps and retain turn-by-turn navigation, but it still remains unavailable in many regions.
Dec 17 2015
The ever-extending reach of Harry Potter continues, this time to Hollywood. Universal has released a new video that features a Hogwarts express conductor guiding viewers through what the Wizarding World at Universal Studios Hollywood has to offer.
Dec 19 2015
About four years ago, Samsung SmartThings Founder and CEO Alex Hawkinson was away from his mountain home for the winter. During that time, the power went out during a storm, the pipes froze — and when they burst, the house flooded.