Emmerdale spoilers: Maya Stepney makes HUGE mistake as David Metcalfe closes in

The ITV soap has now released a first-look video which shows David (played by Matthew Wolfenden) just moments away from uncovering the unlawful relationship between Maya (Louisa Clein) and Jacob (Joe-Warren Plant). It comes as David goes to confront his son in the village hall where he has just been kissing with Maya on Emmerdale. […]

Apple closes two Dallas stores in apparent bid to ward off patent trolls

Enlarge / Apple’s new store will be at the Galleria Dallas. In addition to being a beautiful mall, it’s also outside the reach of the notoriously patent-friendly Eastern District of Texas. (credit: jinjian liang / Flickr) Apple is closing two Apple stores in the northern suburbs of Dallas in an apparent bid to ward off […]

Amazon closes its restaurant delivery service in the UK

Remember Amazon’s takeout and delivery service? The e-retailer’s UberEats and GrubHub rival is reportedly set to close in London following competition from local counterpart Deliveroo roughly two years after its launch in the UK capital. Amazon confirmed the closure to the Evening Standard and has reportedly been emailing customers saying “you will no longer be […]

Largest dog slaughterhouse in South Korea closes to become public park

Officials will clear out South Korea’s largest dog slaughterhouse over the next two days. The canine house of horrors has been shut following pressure from animal rights groups and a decline in the consumption of dog meat. The slaughterhouse, south of the capital Seoul, will be dismantled to make room for a public park. Korean […]

NASA closes call for small payloads to study the surface of the Moon

Lunar Outpost In recent years satellites have gotten smaller, scaling all the way down to CubeSats and even smaller spacecraft. Rockets have followed, too, with a surge in development of much smaller boosters for small satellites. This miniaturization revolution has not come to robotic landers and rovers—yet. That should soon change, driven in part by […]

Capcom closes Vancouver studio behind ‘Dead Rising’

Video game publisher Capcom is shutting down its Vancouver studio and around 158 employees will be let go. The company told Variety that operations were suspended Tuesday and a skeleton crew would remain on board until January in order to finalize the closure. “Capcom has been focused on increasing the efficiency and growth of its […]