Volkswagen to pay $13b over emissions scam
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Volkswagen to pay $13b over emissions scam

Matthias Mueller, head of German automaker Volkswagen AG, arrives for the annual Volkswagen general shareholders meeting on June 22 in Hanover, Germany. Picture: Getty VOLKSWAGEN has agreed to…

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‘The most evil thing I’ve ever seen’
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‘The most evil thing I’ve ever seen’

Game of Thrones stills. Picture: Foxtel SPOILERS are coming — and it might ruin friendships! People can now pay a small fee — $0.99 — to send Game…

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Sales growth at Tesco as periphery business sell off continues
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Sales growth at Tesco as periphery business sell off continues

The grocer saw rise in same-store sales of 0.9% in the fourth quarter of the last financial year, having seen declines in same-store sales in the first, second…

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Top 8 tidbits around the Tesla-SolarCity deal
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Top 8 tidbits around the Tesla-SolarCity deal

Tesla on Tuesday offered to buy SolarCity in a stock deal worth as much as US$2.8 billion. As such, the acquisition would result in “the world’s only vertically…

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Instagram plans to add translate button soon
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Instagram plans to add translate button soon

The photo-sharing social media app has seen its user base more than double over the past two years, and over 300 million people use the app every day,…

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Tornadoes, hail possible as storms move through Midwest
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Tornadoes, hail possible as storms move through Midwest

A tornado was spotted in the Watford City area but no damage was reported. A National Weather Service meteorologist says high winds are expected to be the biggest…

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Solar Impulse Lands In Spain After ‘Toughest’ Atlantic Crossing
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Solar Impulse Lands In Spain After ‘Toughest’ Atlantic Crossing

Founder Andre Borschberg and fellow pilot Bertand Piccard are at the controls for each segment of what they hope will be the first round the world flight powered…

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Most fire evacuations lifted near Santa Barbara
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Most fire evacuations lifted near Santa Barbara

State Route 94 was blocked off from state SR-188 to Mountain Empire RV Park until further notice. On the fourth day of firefighting efforts, the wildfire that initially…

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Big iPhone changes not coming until 2017, WSJ report says
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Big iPhone changes not coming until 2017, WSJ report says

Although people should not expect much from the iPhone 7, the unit will still stand out, because Apple will reportedly remove the headphone jack. To make sure that…

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‘Overwatch’ Game Director On Matchmaking And The Removal Of The Avoid System
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‘Overwatch’ Game Director On Matchmaking And The Removal Of The Avoid System

As for the “Prefer This Player” option, it’s “more or less working as intended”, so Blizzard is keeping it enabled. A translation of the information on NeoGAF states…

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