Verizon/AOL helped advertisers track kids online, must now pay $5M fine

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Westend61) Verizon-owned AOL helped advertisers track children online in order to serve targeted ads, in violation of a federal children’s privacy law, and has agreed to pay a fine of $ 4.95 million, New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood announced today. “The Attorney General’s Office found that AOL conducted billions […]

Conor McGregor has been banned from driving for 6 months and given a $1,137 fine for speeding

Reuters Conor McGregor banned from driving for six months after speeding at 154kph. The UFC fighter was stopped in his light blue Range Rover near Dublin, in October last year. The judge questioned why he did not face a more serious charge. Conor McGregor has been banned from driving for six months and fined €1,000 […]

French bank pays huge US fine for doing business in Cuba, Iran

Societe Generale has agreed to pay $ 1.34 billion to US federal and state authorities to settle a pending legal dispute over violations of US trade sanctions against Iran and other countries. One of France’s largest banks has also pledged to pay $ 95 million to resolve another dispute over violations of anti-money laundering regulations. […]

Walking Dead Recap: Another Fine Mess — Plus, Was That Rick's Last Stand?!?

Warning: The following contains spoilers from Sunday’s The Walking Dead. If you haven’t watched yet, make like a Savior and beat it. Getting the world started over looked an awful lot like the end of the line for Rick in Sunday’s episode of The Walking Dead. But the AMC drama wouldn’t — couldn’t! — kill […]

Tesla's Elon Musk says tweet that led to $20 million fine was 'Worth It'

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Earnings/Financials,Government/Legal,Green,Tesla,Electric Musk later said he’d take a break for Twitter “for a few days.” Continue reading Tesla’s Elon Musk says tweet that led to $ 20 million fine was ‘Worth It’ Tesla’s Elon Musk says tweet that led to $ 20 million fine was ‘Worth It’ originally appeared […]

LEGO DC Super-Villains is more of the same, and that’s just fine

Enlarge / Never fear, the… Justice Syndicate is here? (credit: Traveller’s Tales) Traveller’s Tales has been developing licensed Lego games for more than a decade now, and though the series has made some leaps and bounds, the core formula remains the same: jump into a familiar pop-culture universe, embody Lego-fied versions of your favorite characters, […]

‘The House with a Clock in Its Walls’ Early Buzz: Fine But Forgettable Family Fun

Eli Roth, splatter-horror filmmaker extraordinaire, directing a kid’s movie headlined by Cate Blanchett and Jack Black? With a team like that, how could The House with a Clock in its Walls possibly turn out? Apparently, exactly how you’d expect it to turn out, according to critics. Early buzz of the fantasy film adapting John Bellairs’ 1973 children’s novel of […]

Premier League footballer hit with record £96K speeding fine

Southampton star Mario Lemina has been handed what is said to be the UK’s biggest-ever speeding fine, after the footballer failed to inform police if he had been behind the wheel when his car was caught driving over the limit. Lemina, 25, was hit with a £96,000 (US$ 123,000) fine after saying he was unsure […]