Year: 2021

Barclays reshuffles top team after Staley exit

Barclays (BARC.L)has appointed Paul Compton as head of its investment banking business, the British bank said on Tuesday, as part of a wider reshuffle in the wake of Chief Executive Jes Staley’s departure. Compton was Barclays’ global head of banking and had been co-heading the investment bank along with CS Venkatakrishnan before the latter’s move […]

YouTube is removing ‘dislike’ counter from all videos

YouTube announced this week that dislike counts on all videos across all platforms would be private. The change starts rolling out right away. YouTube says it’s an attempt to discourage dislike mobs, which it has been trying to deal with for a while. On Wednesday, YouTube announced that it would gradually roll out a change […]

Marathoner Runner Stopped By Lupus is Racing Again Thanks to Amazing Treatment for Autoimmune Disorder

When a marathon runner was put out of action by lupus, a debilitating auto-immune disorder, an experimental trial got her back on track, and may prove to create the first safe therapy to stop the progression of the disease. It was during the training for the 2020 NYC Marathon that 35-year-old Sasheen Reid had the […]

West Ham v Liverpool: match preview

Despite Wednesday’s European win, Liverpool need a response after squandering a 2-0 lead and dropping two points at home to Brighton last weekend. Jürgen Klopp’s side cannot afford many slip-ups if they are to keep pace with Chelsea at the top of the league and they will probably have to be at their best when […]

Lyft and Motional pick Las Vegas for commercial robotaxi launch in 2023

Driverless tech-maker Motional AD and U.S. ride-hailing firm Lyft Inc (LYFT.O) will launch a fully driverless public ride-hailing service in Las Vegas starting 2023, the companies said on Tuesday. The driverless vehicles will be provided by Motional, a joint venture between Korean automaker Hyundai Motor Co (005380.KS) and auto supplier Aptiv (APTV.N), and will be […]

Valve delays Steam Deck launch by two months

Valve cut right to the chase in its latest message regarding the Steam Deck – the handheld PC gaming system has been delayed by two months. While unfortunate, it’s not entirely surprising given the current climate we’re in with the chip shortage and supply chain issues. Valve announced the Steam Deck to much fanfare in […]

Family’s heartbreak as bride and groom-to-be die in tragic Halloween car crash

Courtney Jennings, 18, has been named as the victim of the car crash in Wiltshire on Friday, which also killed her fiancé Jack Paolucci, 19, as they made their way to a halloween party The heartbroken family of an engaged teenage couple who were tragically killed in a horrific crash on their way to a […]

Everton v Tottenham: match preview

Antonio Conte received a crash course in life at Tottenham during a chaotic home debut against Vitesse on Thursday but three goals, renewed vigour in the final third and a public endorsement from Harry Kane give him something to build on in his first Premier League game in charge. His new club have not lost […]

TSMC to build new chip factory in Taiwan’s southern city amid shortage

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (2330.TW) (TSMC) said on Tuesday it will set up a new chip factory in the island’s southern city of Kaohsiung as the world’s largest contract chip maker bids to boost production amid a global chip shortage. TSMC, a major Apple (AAPL.O) supplier, said in a statement the new chip fabrication plant […]

Gameplay clips for all three Grand Theft Auto remasters just leaked

Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy—The Definitive Edition launches tomorrow. I find it sad that Rockstar has failed to deliver any trailers showing its reported gameplay improvements. It makes me suspicious that the studio might not feel it looks spectacular enough to warrant a $60 purchase price. You be the judge. Although rumors of a trilogy […]