Toronto FC sells star striker Sebastian Giovinco to Saudi club

The Sebastian Giovinco era in Toronto is over. Toronto FC, unwilling to meet the Italian international's contract demands, sold Giovinco to Saudi Arabian club Al-Hilal FC on Wednesday. Toronto had already turned down one bid for the Atomic Ant from a Middle East club. But facing an impasse in contact negotiations, it got what it […]

Tesla sells a new wall charger, Maryland backs away from big EV charging program

Enlarge / New Tesla wall charger. (credit: Tesla) This week, Tesla introduced a new wall charger that can plug directly into a NEMA 14-50 standard American wall outlet. The new wall charger is similar to the company’s second-generation mobile wall connector but with the ability to provide 40 amps (9.6kW) to long-range Model S, X, […]

eBay: Rare £2 coin sparks bidding war and sells for £200 – could you spot one?

This rare £2 coin has sold for the whopping sum of £205. The 2012 Charles Dickens £2 was created to celebrate the 200th Anniversary of the birth of the British writer. The coin, with a reverse designed by Matthew Dent, reads “Something will turn up” along the edge. There are 8,190,000 meaning the coin is […]

Aston Martin DB4GT Zagato sells for record £10million at Goodwood Festival of Speed

An Aston Martin DB4GT Zagato has been sold at auction for a record £10 million. The classic car was auctioned off at Goodwood Festival of Speed, an annual motoring event for car enthusiasts in the UK. It was purchased by an anonymous European bidder for the record amount. The ex-Essex Racing Stable, 1961 Aston Martin […]

Plimsoll Gear, which sells T-shirts with icon, threatens trademark lawsuit

Enlarge (credit: Darren Hillman) A California-based maritime news website, gCaptain (which also happens to sell T-shirts with the 150-year-old shipping icon known as the Plimsoll Line) has been threatened with a strange trademark lawsuit by another website known as Plimsoll Gear. The owner of gCaptain, John Konrad, told Ars that this proposed litigation is “crazy.” […]

Apple exits Wi-Fi game, AirPort routers discontinued after stock sells out

Enlarge / The AirPort Express was last updated in 2013. (credit: Andrew Cunningham) After sitting in silence for years, Apple’s AirPort base station devices will fade away soon. According to a Bloomberg report, Apple is officially discontinuing the AirPort Extreme, AirPort Express, and Time Capsule Wi-Fi routers. The company hasn’t updated any of the AirPort […]

eBay: Rare £2 coin sells for £1,000 – do you have one of these coins?

A rare £2 coin that commemorates the creation on the UK has sold on eBay for £1,000 today. Seller “Shancahil5” from Clacton-on-Sea in the UK posted the coin on the online auction site with little additional info, and simply referred to it as the “Rare £2 puzzle coin”. However, the coin is actually the Act […]