Business

Australia fines Mercedes Benz unit $8.5 mln for lack of urgency on airbag recall

The Federal Court of Australia has ordered Mercedes Benz Group’s (MBGn.DE) local unit to pay an A$12.5 million ($8.49 million) fine for failing to communicate to customers the urgency in recalling its “potentially deadly” airbags, the country’s competition regulator said on Friday. The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) said in a statement the German […]

Technology

Steam hosts Ukrainian Games Festival to mark country’s independence day

The Ukrainian Games Festival is currently being hosted on Steam. This festival is being presented by Indie Cup, with the support of the Ukrainian Indie Developers community. Here, you will find broadcasts for a variety of games made by Ukrainian developers, as well as deals on titles such as The Testament of Sherlock Holmes by […]

News

Domino’s Finally Settles Argument of Whether or Not You Can Recycle Pizza Boxes

Domino’s are now delivering their pizzas in boxes on which are printed specific recycling instructions for the customer’s area. Believe it or not, literally billions of corrugated cardboard pizza boxes have gone unrecycled because both consumers and recycling companies believed that the leftover grease, sauce, and cheese might gum up the recycling machinery, or weaken […]

Sport

‘It’s been a fun ride’: tears and tributes as Serena Williams ‘evolves’ out of tennis

Serena Williams doesn’t much like the word “retirement”. The 40-year-old athlete thinks it sounds old-fashioned. She prefers to say that she is in “transition”, although she’s well aware that’s a sensitive concept in 2022, so generally when she’s asked about what’s next for her, Williams settles on “evolution”. Whichever term she chooses, the undeniable facts […]

Lifestyle

New method could aid Alzheimer’s research by predicting risk before symptoms start

Researchers have developed a new method to identify people who are at greater genetic risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease before any symptoms appear—which could help speed creation of novel treatments. Manish Paranjpe of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, and colleagues present these findings in the open-access journal PLOS […]

Business

Jefferies stands out with big Bed Bath target price hike

Jefferies analysts nearly doubled their price target on Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY.O) this week, taking the opposite view from other brokerages on the same day the struggling retailer disclosed it had tapped Jefferies investment bankers for a stock sale. Brokerages typically have a strict separation between equity analysts covering companies and investment bankers working […]

Technology

eFootball 2023 out today, with AC Milan and Inter in tow

Konami has released eFootball 2023 across PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X and S, PC and mobile. eFootball’s second year kicks off as an update to the existing free-to-play game, with the summer’s transfers reflected in team lineups. eFootball 2023 sees the return of officially-licensed Italian clubs AC Milan and Inter, as […]

News

Magnificent Picture of Ape ​​Cuddling Another Species is Finalist in Wildlife Photographer of the Year

In a photograph that won Christian Ziegler “Highly Commended Image” at the Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest, a bonobo ape appears to be cuddling a mongoose as if it were a pet. Perfectly capturing the mystery and technical brilliance that are the standards for the competition, held by the Natural History Museum in London, […]

Sport

Virgil van Dijk should have seen red for Onana tackle in derby, says Lampard

Frank Lampard claimed Virgil van Dijk should have been sent off for serious foul play as Everton and Liverpool drew for the ninth time in 12 Premier League games at Goodison Park. The Liverpool defender was only booked for a 76th minute foul that caught Everton midfielder Amadou Onana high on the shin. VAR, having […]

Lifestyle

Female genital mutilation/cutting is decreasing but more needs to be done

An estimated 100 million girls and women of reproductive age across 30 countries have experienced female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C), according to a new meta-analysis publishing September 1 in the open access journal PLOS Medicine. The review reports that FGM/C seems to be decreasing in 26 countries for both women and girls, but much work needs […]