Megyn Kelly Reaches Exit Deal With NBC, Will Get Full $69 Million Payout

It’s official: Megyn Kelly has parted ways with NBC, three months after being yanked off the air. Kelly and the Peacock network have officially reached an exit agreement, according to CNN, that will see the anchor walk away with every penny of her original three-year, $ 69 million contract, even though she’s leaving more than […]

VLC reaches three billion downloads, will soon add AirPlay

VLC, the video player that’ll crunch every format you’ve heard of, plus all the ones you haven’t, is about to hit a huge milestone. Variety spotted an installation at VideoLan’s CES booth that’s counting ever-closer to the three billion download mark. The VideoLan team expects the (really) Big Three-Oh to be hit at some point […]

Canadian teen Bianca Andreescu reaches final at ASB Classic

Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu is heading to her first WTA Tour event final. The 18-year-old cruised past 28th-ranked Hsieh Su-Wei of Taiwan on Saturday 6-3, 6-3 in the semifinals at the ASB Classic. Bianca Andreescu of Mississauga, Ont., is interviewed after winning her semi-final game against Hsieh Su-wei of Taiwan at the ASB Classic in […]

Ebola outbreak reaches city of 1 million residents

Enlarge / Ebola treatment center at the Hospital in Beni, North Kivu Province. (credit: MONUSCO/Alain Coulibaly) The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has spread to a city of nearly 1 million residents. There are now 30 confirmed cases and 15 deaths in the city of Butembo reported in the latest update […]

Samsung reaches final settlement with cancer-stricken employees

After 11 years of controversy, Samsung has apologized for creating an unsafe work environment that resulted in a number of former employees contracting leukemia and other cancers, according to the Associated Press. The company has vowed to compensate ill workers by 2028, per Reuters. The announcement comes weeks after Samsung reached a final settlement with […]

A retreat in share prices finally reaches tech stocks

STOCKMARKET BOOMS tend to narrow with age, as investors double down on the shares that have served them well. Throughout 2017 and into the early weeks of this year, a handful of favoured technology stocks, known as FAANG (Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Google, part of Alphabet), were the motor for a rapid rise in […]