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EA Says Loot Boxes Are “Ethical” “Surprise Mechanics”

EA SAYS LOOT BOXES ARE “ETHICAL” “SURPRISE MECHANICS”

CGMagazine Liam Ferguson Electronic Arts' VP of legal and government affairs, Kevin Hopkins, has insisted that the company's randomized...

B.C. government offers residents $850 to buy an e-bike to reduce vehicle use

B.C. GOVERNMENT OFFERS RESIDENTS $850 TO BUY AN E-BIKE TO REDUCE VEHICLE USE

British Columbia wants to decrease vehicle use by offering residents $850 to buy an electric bike to replace their car, as reported...

 
 
 
The US has highlighted supporting tourism as a driver of sustainable development

THE US HAS HIGHLIGHTED SUPPORTING TOURISM AS A DRIVER OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

The US has highlighted supporting tourism as a driver of sustainable development. A high-level delegation of the Government attending...

Utility blamed for deadly, destructive California wildfire agrees to pay $1 billion to governments

UTILITY BLAMED FOR DEADLY, DESTRUCTIVE CALIFORNIA WILDFIRE AGREES TO PAY $1 BILLION TO GOVERNMENTS

A California utility blamed for igniting several wildfires that killed dozens and destroyed thousands of homes has agreed to pay $1...

 
 
 
China is Cracking Down on Electric Car Safety After Tesla and NIO Fires

CHINA IS CRACKING DOWN ON ELECTRIC CAR SAFETY AFTER TESLA AND NIO FIRES

Fires have China cracking down on EVs, Ford is in the middle of an important connected-car discussion with the government, Volvo and...

Facebook just took the wraps off 'Libra', a new cryptocurrency that will let anyone in the world pay with their smartphones

FACEBOOK JUST TOOK THE WRAPS OFF 'LIBRA', A NEW CRYPTOCURRENCY THAT WILL LET ANYONE IN THE WORLD PAY WITH THEIR SMARTPHONES

AP Photo/Francois Mori Facebook has officially announced its new digital currency, "Libra." It's built with blockchain technology,...

 
 
 
Facebook announces Libra cryptocurrency and Calibra digital wallet

FACEBOOK ANNOUNCES LIBRA CRYPTOCURRENCY AND CALIBRA DIGITAL WALLET

Facebook announced its cryptocurrency Libra and a global association of organizations that will govern it. And Facebook also announced...

New Kivu Belt tourism initiative - A joint effort between Rwanda and GIZ

NEW KIVU BELT TOURISM INITIATIVE - A JOINT EFFORT BETWEEN RWANDA AND GIZ

Starting from 2014, Rwanda was interested in doubling its tourism receipts to USD 800 million. Also, the Government expects to considerably...

 
 
 
Honda Passport crash tested, BMW X3 and X4 M Competition driven, Tesla Model X police car: What's New The Car Connection

HONDA PASSPORT CRASH TESTED, BMW X3 AND X4 M COMPETITION DRIVEN, TESLA MODEL X POLICE CAR: WHAT'S NEW THE CAR CONNECTION

2019 Honda Passport earns five-star crash-test ratings from the NHTSA The 2019 Honda Passport earned a five-star overall rating in...

UBS was kicked off a $1 billion bond deal because China is angry about a joke a senior economist made about pigs

UBS WAS KICKED OFF A $1 BILLION BOND DEAL BECAUSE CHINA IS ANGRY ABOUT A JOKE A SENIOR ECONOMIST MADE ABOUT PIGS

UBS and China are in a bitter dispute over an economic briefing which officials in Beijing have interpreted as a racial slur. The dispute...

 
 
 
Sajid Javid tells Donald Trump to 'stick to domestic politics' after US President attacks London mayor Sadiq Khan

SAJID JAVID TELLS DONALD TRUMP TO 'STICK TO DOMESTIC POLITICS' AFTER US PRESIDENT ATTACKS LONDON MAYOR SADIQ KHAN

Sajid Javid tells Donald Trump to stay out of UK politics, after the president launches his latest attack on London Mayor Sadiq Khan. Javid...

Qualcomm and Intel want the US government to reconsider its Huawei ban

QUALCOMM AND INTEL WANT THE US GOVERNMENT TO RECONSIDER ITS HUAWEI BAN

While some of Huawei's biggest US-based business partners, including Google, Qualcomm, and Intel, have been quick to confirm every...

 
 
 
Massive Target Register Outage Causes Confusion At Stores Nationwide

MASSIVE TARGET REGISTER OUTAGE CAUSES CONFUSION AT STORES NATIONWIDE

The company said a technical glitch caused a register shutdown for two hours. For some customers, it felt like the end of the world.

The Russian hackers behind Triton tried to attack the U.S. power grid

THE RUSSIAN HACKERS BEHIND TRITON TRIED TO ATTACK THE U.S. POWER GRID

A hacking group linked to the Russian government has been attempting to breach the U.S. power grid. The hackers have been tracked by...

 
 
 
'You don't help yourself': UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin slams English clubs over Baku row

'YOU DON'T HELP YOURSELF': UEFA PRESIDENT ALEKSANDER CEFERIN SLAMS ENGLISH CLUBS OVER BAKU ROW

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin has hit out at English clubs following criticism of the governing body's decision to hold the UEFA...

Goa CM says casinos are significant for tourism

GOA CM SAYS CASINOS ARE SIGNIFICANT FOR TOURISM

In the state government's official tourism promotion video, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant protected the entry of casinos. At the...

 
 
 
FEC Chair: It's Illegal To Accept Election Help From Foreign Governments

FEC CHAIR: IT'S ILLEGAL TO ACCEPT ELECTION HELP FROM FOREIGN GOVERNMENTS

Federal Election Commission Chair Ellen Weintraub offered the reminder one day after President Trump said he'd listen to dirt on his...

A titan of global investing just booted Facebook from its do-good index as a direct result of privacy concerns

A TITAN OF GLOBAL INVESTING JUST BOOTED FACEBOOK FROM ITS DO-GOOD INDEX AS A DIRECT RESULT OF PRIVACY CONCERNS

S&P Dow Jones Indices is removing Facebook from its S&P 500 ESG Index, which tracks companies that score well in its environmental,...

 
 
 
Daily Crunch: Telegram faces new attack in China

DAILY CRUNCH: TELEGRAM FACES NEW ATTACK IN CHINA

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch's roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you'd like to get this delivered to your inbox...

Photos and video show flames, ash, and charring on oil tanker allegedly hit by torpedo in Gulf of Oman

PHOTOS AND VIDEO SHOW FLAMES, ASH, AND CHARRING ON OIL TANKER ALLEGEDLY HIT BY TORPEDO IN GULF OF OMAN

AP Photo/ISNA New photos and video show the aftermath of an alleged torpedo attack on an oil tanker in the Gulf of Oman. The oil tanker...