IN 2010 GOLDMAN SACHS created a “business standards” committee to try to repair the reputational damage the financial crisis had done. Clients and transactions were to be screened for ethical shortcomings. Charges of money-laundering and bribery filed by federal prosecutors in a Brooklyn court on November 1st suggest that the investment bank had diagnosed a […]
Enlarge / A launch-day photo of Starman leaving Earth orbit. (credit: SpaceX) Since its launch on February 6 atop a Falcon Heavy rocket, Elon Musk’s cherry red Tesla Roadster and its “passenger” Starman have been moving away from the Sun. Today, according to the Where is Roadster? website, the vehicle has reached its first apogee […]
Canada’s largest mental health centre has apologized to its former psychologist and is paying him more than half a million dollars after publishing a report that erroneously described his interactions with patients.
A passenger ferry that got stranded in the Baltic Sea off the coast of the Russian city of Kaliningrad has reached the Lithuanian port of Klaipeda, local media report. The Regina Seaways ferry with 298 passengers and 37 crew members on board was sailing from Germany’s Kiel to Klaipeda on Tuesday when a “technical failure” […]
The toxic relationship between the manager and his star player, made worse in recent weeks, is threatening to wreck United’s season. Pogba wants to leave Old Trafford for Barcelona and Mourinho, who it is understood has been informed of that desire, appears happy to push him closer to the exit. But until the January transfer […]
Amazon’s latest onslaught of hardware proves it won’t stop until it reaches every aspect of your life (AMZN)
Stephen Brashear/Getty Images Amazon unveiled 13 new hardware products, along with a slew of new services and Alexa updates, at an event on Thursday. The new products give Amazon a greater reach than ever before. It now offers everything from an Alexa-enabled microwave, to high-end audio equipment, to a wall clock. Amazon’s reach exceeds that […]
Enlarge / Disclaimer: Artist’s conception. Do not play Fortnite while skydiving. Ars Technica and Epic Games will not be held liable for any injuries sustained jumping out of planes while playing the game. Void where prohibited. In bringing Fortnite to Android this summer, Epic gambled that the biggest video game phenomenon in the world could […]
A funny video of a tourist feeding a giraffe has gone viral on the internet. The video footage, taken in a zoo at an unknown location, takes a surprising turn. The female holidaymaker is casually dressed for a hot climate wearing a black T-shirt and denim shorts. She stands in front of a tall giraffe […]
The S&P 500 edged slightly lower, even as the broad index extended its bull run from the depths of the financial crisis to become the longest ever.
Ontario’s doctors, who have been without a physician services agreement for four years, are expected to return to the bargaining table next month.