Another blow to Blu-ray: Samsung will no longer make Blu-ray players for the US

Samsung’s UBS-K8500, introduced in 2015, was positioned as the world’s first UltraHD, 4K Blu-ray player. [credit: Mark Walton ] If you didn’t notice any Blu-ray player announcements from Samsung at CES this year, there’s a reason for that: the company has told both Forbes and CNET that it is getting out of the Blu-ray player […]

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri sends brutal message to players in Italian after Arsenal loss

Sarri took the unusual step of speaking through an interpreter after the 2-0 defeat and let his players know exactly how he felt. He questioned their attitude and application and said he was struggling to motivate the group. The comments will give the Chelsea board a huge headache on the same weekend they were preparing […]

Stars on ice: Top players to watch on each world junior squad

After 13 years, the world junior hockey championship is back in British Columbia. Co-hosts Vancouver and Victoria will split first round games as the tournament gets underway Wednesday in both cities.  Canada enters the tournament as favourites to repeat as gold medallists following last year’s victory in Buffalo, but faces strong squads from the United […]

Bethesda says sorry to ‘Fallout 76’ players with free games

Bethesda is continuing its apology tour of sorts for Fallout 76‘s rough state on launch, and this time you don’t need to have spent a lot to receive compensation. The developer is promising a free copy of Fallout Classics Collection (1, 2 and Tactics) on PC for everyone who has logged into the full Fallout […]

Liverpool news: Jurgen Klopp tells his players to do ONE thing vs Napoli

The Liverpool boss admitted his side have made mistakes during the group phase in which they have lost every game on the road. But he insisted tonight was the night to put things right by keeping it “tight at the back” and tapping into the emotion pouring down from the stands. “It is a mix […]

Mueller is about to drop major new details about 3 of the most important players in the Russia probe

Alex Wong/Getty Images The special counsel Robert Mueller’s office has reportedly told defense lawyers it is “tying up loose ends” in the Russia investigation, signaling that the ongoing probe is coming to a close. This week, prosecutors are also scheduled to file several new documents in court about some of the most important players in […]

Non-bank firms are now big players in America’s mortgage market

Not so bankable TWICE IN THE past 30 years, housing finance has taken down America’s economy. As interest rates rise and the housing market stutters (see article), regulators are again pondering the risks from the mortgage market—this time from a shift towards non-bank originators. These firms, which create mortgages and often sell them on to […]