In a document filed with the SEC on Friday afternoon, social network Facebook has revealed that the company's board has authorized a $6 billion stock buyback or share repurchase program.
A massive asteroid slammed into the Earth nearly 65 million years ago, bringing the dinosaur epoch to an end and producing a massive crater in the process.
Brooklyn, N. Y.-headquartered 4C Foods Corporation has issued a nationwide recall for some of its grated cheeses after food inspectors detected a possible salmonella contamination risk.
In a recent post on its website, tech biggie Apple has announced the launch of a new repair program for the widely reported 'touch disease' hardware malfunction affecting iPhone 6s Plus handsets.
Carrying a trio of astronauts for a six-month mission to the International Space Station (ISS), Soyuz FG rocket blasted off from its pad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at GMT-5; 2:20 a. m. on Friday (local time).
An Australian woman, who was told that she might never be able to conceive, eventually gave birth to twins who were conceived 10 days apart.
Kate Hill, a resident of Brisbane, was diagnosed in 2006 with a condition known as polycystic ovary syndrome, which means her ovaries were not producing eggs. She underwent hormone therapy that helped more than expected.
According to an Ars Technica report, software biggie Microsoft announced on Wednesday that it has become a platinum-level member of the Linux Foundation.
More than a dozen areas across the state of Florida have been set aside to protect vulnerable wildlife during critical times such as breeding, feeding and migration, officials announced on Wednesday.
The advanced stage of the deadly disease of breast cancer is more prevalent among black/African and Caribbean women than white breast cancer patients in England, a new study by Cancer Research UK and Public Health England revealed.
According to reports citing unidentified sources familiar with confidential proceedings at Snap Inc., the company has filed paperwork for an initial public offering (IPO).
The filing for the IPO has been made, in confidentiality, by Snap with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in recent weeks.
2016 is slated to be the hottest year on record as the average global temperature is breaching last year's record-making temperature, The United Nation's World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said in its latest report.
An analysis of fresh data indicated that 2016's average global temperature is nearly 1.2 degree Celsius above the pre-industrial levels.
An outbreak of highly infectious H5N8 bird flu virus on an Israeli farm has already killed more than 1,500 birds, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) warned on Monday.
Tech giant Google has revealed in a Monday announcement that websites which host fake news will be banned from using the company's online advertising service.
Over the past many years, President Barack Obama and SpaceX founder Elon Musk made it sound like efforts to send humans to Mars might escape the realm of science fiction in the near future. But, many fear that President- elect Donald Trump may hurt those efforts.
An innovative hybrid of drama and documentary featuring a manned mission to Mars is premiering at 9 p.m. today, November 14th, on the National Geographic channel.
The Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission has urged boaters to slow down and remain vigilant as moving manatees can pose a hazard.
Florida manatees are 1,000-pound whiskered marine mammals that shift their location this time of the year in search for warmer waters to spend harsh winter in.