August 2, 2019

Whaley Bridge dam: How safe are Britain’s dams?

Damage to a Derbyshire reservoir has promoted wider safety fears, but how concerned should we be?
August 2, 2019

The hidden history of Piccadilly Circus Tube Station

The old London Underground station was rebuilt in the 1920s to deal with an increase in commuters.
August 2, 2019

The SEC says former high flying VC Michael Rothenberg misappropriated $19 million from investors, and kept it up even while he was negotiating his settlement

The SEC, in a recent legal filing, alleges that former Silicon Valley VC Mike Rothenberg misappropriated roughly $19 million in investor funds.  The filing comes a year after Rothenberg settled SEC charges that he divert...
August 2, 2019

Facebook plans to put its name on Instagram, WhatsApp

As antitrust scrutiny on Big Tech intensifies, one adjustment on the way from Facebook appears to be.... rebranding. The Information reports that employees have been notified the company will add its name to Instagram and WhatsApp. The popular...
August 2, 2019

Facebook plans to put its name on Instagram, WhatsApp

As antitrust scrutiny on Big Tech intensifies, one adjustment on the way from Facebook appears to be.... rebranding. The Information reports that employees have been notified the company will add its name to Instagram and WhatsApp. The popular...
August 2, 2019

San Francisco Airport is banning plastic water bottles starting this month

San Francisco Airport is set to ban single-use plastic water bottles starting on August 20. Passengers will have to bring their own reusable water bottles and fill them at "hydration stations" after security. The airport will...
August 2, 2019

Newspaper headlines: Tory rebels threat and ‘no river safe to swim in’

Saturday's newspapers carry a variety of stories on their front pages.
August 2, 2019

Weak pound boosting UK tourism industry

Visitors from China, India and the US surge as sterling falls against most major currencies.
August 2, 2019

Chace Crawford Says The Gossip Girl Update Makes Him ‘Feel Old’

On Thursday (August 1), Chace Crawford revealed the 'Gossip Girl' update makes him 'feel old' on 'Watch What Happens Live.' He also spoke MTV News about the decision to stream the upcoming series on HBO Max.
August 2, 2019

Richard Petty’s once lost NASCAR Plymouth Superbird is heading to auction and the sky’s the limit

Expected to sell for millions.