Twitter’s new rules prohibit bulk tweeting to fight spam

Twitter’s spam bot issue isn’t new, but it came to a head when it was revealed that thousands of Russian troll accounts used the platform to influence the 2016 Presidential elections. Now, the company has announced a set of changes and new developer guidelines meant to fight off automated actions and to make it harder […]

NHL player shared a gruesome photo of a gash he suffered when his visor broke during a fight

Chris O’Meara/AP Tampa Bay Lightning defenceman Andrej Sustr suffered a gruesome gash to his face when he was involved in a fight and his visor broke. Sustr needed 15 stitches to the wound on his face and later shared photos from before and after the team doctor’s needlework. He is a hockey player so he […]

Fight to be Australia’s best golf course tightens

ROYAL Melbourne has retained the prized mantle as Australia’s No. 1 golf layout yet has never been under greater threat from a spectacular Tasmanian newcomer in the ranking of the Top 100 Courses in the country. Royal Melbourne sits atop the respected rankings of Australian Golf Digest magazine, released this week, with Sandbelt neighbour Kingston […]

Night of knife crime prompts Khan to seek emergency meeting as machete fight VIDEO goes viral

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has called for a meeting with Prime Minister Theresa May as knife crime in the capital hits crisis levels. Two people were stabbed to death on February 20 – the 14th and 15th knife deaths in 2018. London Assembly figures showed there were 14,521 knife crime offenses in the capital in […]

Five frigate finalists fingered for FFG(X) fight by Navy

Lockheed Martin The US Navy’s Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) has announced the award of development contracts to five contenders for the FFG(X) program—a 20-ship class of “next-generation” guided-missile frigates intended to fill the gap in capabilities left by the retirement of the 1980s-era FFG-7 Oliver Hazard Perry class and not quite filled by the […]

Man Utd may miss out on Bayern Munich star Arturo Vidal because of Alexis Sanchez fight

Manchester United have been tipped to sign Vidal in the summer with the player’s Bayern Munich future up in the air. The Bundesliga giants landed Leon Goretzka from Schalke last month, with the midfielder’s move becoming official in the summer. As a result, Vidal could be shown the door with reports saying Manchester United want […]

Flight from HELL: Plane emergency lands when FIGHT breaks out after passenger breaks wind

A full-on fight broke out on board a Transavia Airlines flight from Dubai to Amsterdam Schipol, after a passenger refused to stop passing wind loudly. The fight, which allegedly involved two young Dutch men and a gassy passenger, ensued after they requested him to stop.  It is not known whether a medical condition caused this loud outburst.  Despite warnings […]

Flight-sim devs say hidden password-dump tool was used to fight pirates [Updated]

Enlarge The usually staid world of professional-grade flight simulations was rocked by controversy over the weekend, with fans accusing mod developer FlightSimLabs (FSLabs) of distributing “malware” with an add-on package for Lockheed Martin’s popular Prepar3d simulation. The developer insists the hidden package was intended as an anti-piracy tool but has removed what it now acknowledges […]