‘Flash crash’ rips through Asia’s currency markets sending the yen into orbit and the Aussie dollar crashing to Earth

Zhang Peng/LightRocket via Getty Images Japan’s yen has gone into orbit on Thursday, breaking through key technical support levels as rising global growth risks nudged investors into a rush to safe haven-assets. Apple cut its sales forecast for its latest quarter, citing slowing iPhone sales in China, while Chinese manufacturing reads added to the burden […]

Saxo Bank's crazy predictions: Apple buying Tesla, Netflix stock crashing & solar flair causes chaos

Danish Saxo Bank traditionally publishes its annual list of “outrageous predictions” that may really shake up the world if the listed events ever happen. However, this year’s forecast doesn’t seem so fantastic. Most of the events, included in the annual report published by the Copenhagen-based financial institution, are featuring so-called black swans – events that […]

The hype around driverless cars came crashing down in 2018

Enlarge / The Uber vehicle after it struck Elaine Herzberg. (credit: Tempe Police Department) As 2018 dawned, expectations for self-driving vehicles were sky-high: Waymo, Alphabet’s self-driving car company, was testing fully driverless cars and preparing for a commercial launch in the Phoenix area. Uber was racking up millions of test miles for its own cars. Tesla was […]

‘Crashing’ Season 3 Trailer: Pete Holmes Gets a New Jacket, Meets John Mulaney, Becomes a Sell Out

The self-described golden retriever of a comedian known as Pete Holmes has been riding a new wave of fame recently, but only because he’s playing a regressed version of himself on the HBO series Crashing. That’s okay though, because seeing Pete Holmes tap into his former (and possibly current) insecurities in this personal and hilarious […]

Bitcoin nosedives below $4,000, crashing through 2nd milestone in a week

Bitcoin (BTC) has hit a 14-month low, trading below the $ 4,000 threshold for the first time since last year, shedding thousands of virtual coins since the start of the week. BTC experienced a nosedive (to around $ 3,750) on Saturday evening, falling by 14 percent in a day and a staggering 25 percent since […]

The Amped-Up Ancient Booze Crashing Chicago's Craft Beer Party

Chicago is a beer town, and perhaps no part of the city slugs suds like the southwest side. Seven nights a week, crowds flock to a three-mile strip of Western Avenue in the neighborhood of Beverly where restaurants and Irish pubs — emphasis on the pubs — dot every block. There’s beer and Irish whiskey […]

PS4 owners say malicious messages are crashing their consoles

Malicious message crashes aren’t just for smartphones, it seems. Numerous PS4 owners have reported receiving PSN messages where an unrecognized character effectively bricks their consoles, making them crash and leaving them unable to start properly. And deleting any rogue messages (typically by leaving the conversation in the PS Messages mobile app) isn’t enough by itself […]

Pokemon Go crashing on startup error during Shiny Ho Oh countdown

Niantic has released plenty of new quests and raids to complete before the end of August in Pokemon Go. One of the big new events is catching a shiny Ho Oh, which will only be around for a limited time in Raid boss battles. “Attention, Trainers! For a limited time until August 27, the Legendary […]

The airline employee who stole a plane from the Seattle airport cracked jokes, complimented air traffic control, and apologized for making a fuss before fatally crashing on to an island

Youtube/Handout via REUTERS Airline ground agent Richard Russell stole an empty Horizon Air plane on Friday night from Sea-Tac International Airport and fatally crashed into a small island in the Puget Sound. Officials have said that the 29-year-old was not a licensed pilot, but had clearance to be among aircraft. The Pierce County Medical Examiner’s […]