BBC outrage as stars’ pay rises 10 percent weeks after free licence fee axed for over 75s

The BBC  have today announced their 2019 salary list which shows the top earners at the corporation.  Gary Lineker tops the list with a whopping £1.75million wage, which hasn’t changed since last year.  However, there has undoubtedly been a rise in payment out to some stars. BBC director general Tony Hall confirmed the total talent […]

SpaceX cutting 10 percent of its staff to become a leaner company

Enlarge / Elon Musk, chief of SpaceX, made the decision to cut 10 percent of his workforce. (credit: FilmMagic/FilmMagic for HBO) SpaceX will lay off up to 10 percent of its work force, the company said Friday evening. The company characterized the job cuts as “a strategic realignment,” designed to ensure it is positioned to […]

11 percent of Russians regularly watch porn, traffic researcher says

An internet traffic researcher in Russia says 10.7 million people visit adult websites at least once a month, spending, on average, 11 minutes per session. The audience may be much bigger however, according to PornHub data. The report on the preferences of Russian porn lovers was prepared by the firm Mediascope for the news website […]

Elon Musk says there’s a ’70 percent’ chance he’ll move to Mars

Elon Musk has talked about personally heading to Mars before, but how likely is he to make the trip, really? Well, he just put a number on it. In an interview for the Axios on HBO documentary series, Musk said there was a “70 percent” chance he’ll go to Mars. There have been a “recent […]

Dems Raise Record Amount, Bagging a 96.6 Percent Chance of Retaking the House

Like a rolling thunder, the fundraising reports delivered a loud statement for Democratic House contenders: Sharice Davids in Kansas with $ 2.7 million, Lauren Underwood in Illinois had $ 1.9 million, Leslie Cockburn in Virginia with $ 2.4 million, and on and on. The wide campaign cash advantage means Democrats now have a 96.6 percent […]

Dems Break Their Fundraising Record — and Bag a 96.6 Percent Chance of Retaking the House

Like a rolling thunder, the fundraising reports delivered a loud statement for Democratic House contenders: Sharice Davids in Kansas with $ 2.7 million, Lauren Underwood in Illinois had $ 1.9 million, Leslie Cockburn in Virginia with $ 2.4 million, and on and on. The wide campaign cash advantage means Democrats now have a 96.6 percent […]

EU lawmakers back 35 percent cut in trucks' CO2 output by 2030

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Government/Legal,Green,Emissions,Emerging Technologies,Technology,Truck,Commercial Vehicles This follows last week’s 35 percent target for passenger vehicles. Continue reading EU lawmakers back 35 percent cut in trucks’ CO2 output by 2030 EU lawmakers back 35 percent cut in trucks’ CO2 output by 2030 originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 18 Oct 2018 […]

Sony brings its 100 percent renewable energy goal forward a decade

Just a month after Sony announced its plans to power its worldwide operations with 100 percent renewable energy by 2040, the tech company has brought forward its US goal by a decade, to 2030. Sony currently sources just 25 percent of its energy in the US from renewable sources, so the decision represents an ambitious […]

U.S. traffic deaths fall 3.1 percent in first half of 2018

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Etc.,Safety They fell for 2017, too. Continue reading U.S. traffic deaths fall 3.1 percent in first half of 2018 U.S. traffic deaths fall 3.1 percent in first half of 2018 originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 03 Oct 2018 18:31:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of […]