Sport

Sepp Kuss wins first Tour de France stage but Tadej Pogacar retains lead

Sepp Kuss, of the Jumbo-Visma team, won stage 15 of the Tour de France, from Ceret to Andorra-La-Vieille, after a 32-rider breakaway broke up on the final climbs of the Port d’Envalira and the first category Col de Bexailis. The 26-year-old Coloradan, who lives in Andorra during the season, held off the pursuing veteran, Alejandro […]

Lifestyle

How we met: ‘My flight was delayed, I went to the bar – and found my future wife’

In the summer of 2008, Darragh was travelling home to New York via Heathrow after a holiday in the Balkans. “Everything was delayed,” he remembers. “I was offered a room in a hotel for the night as I couldn’t get back home that day.” He went down to the bar to drown his sorrows. “It […]

Business

Glass Lewis urges investors to keep pressure on Volkswagen over dieselgate

Shareholder advisory firm Glass Lewis is recommending investors withhold their endorsement of Volkswagen’s (VOWG_p.DE) boards at an annual general meeting in July, citing ongoing concerns about how the carmaker is tackling its diesel emissions scandal. “As in previous years, we continue to express concern at the company’s approach and transparency in addressing the diesel issue […]

Technology

Microsoft awarded $13.6 million to security researchers via bug bounty programs over the past year

Microsoft over the past 12 months has paid out $13.6 million in bug bounty awards to 341 security researchers in nearly 60 countries around the world. That’s down ever so slightly from last year’s numbers, despite Microsoft adding two new programs to the mix. In its year in review, Microsoft said the average amount per […]

News

Paramedics in the UK Have a New Teammate – a Robot That Does the CPR for Them

Normally limited to listening to your every request for music to play in your living room or assembling things in a factory, a robot paramedic that can perform CPR will soon be joining first responder teams across the south of England. For the very first time, an automaton has been made that can perform the […]

Sport

Novak Djokovic wins sixth Wimbledon title after battle with Matteo Berrettini

Novak Djokovic has never been afraid to speak out his ambitions for the world to hear. That was true when he was a novice on the tour and to many his self-confidence was misplaced, and it has maintained deep into his 30s as he has chased down the singular goal of becoming the greatest player […]

Lifestyle

Two-thirds of couples start out as friends, research finds

When Harry first met Sally, he asserted men and women could not be friends because the “sex part always gets in the way”. But new research suggests roughly two-thirds of couples start out as friends and maintain a platonic relationship for long periods before sparking a romance. While the coming together of two strangers – […]

Business

JD Sports director ousted in investor rebellion over pay

The chair of JD Sports Fashion’s (JD.L) remuneration committee will leave the board following a shareholder rebellion over management pay at Britain’s biggest sportswear retailer. At the retailer’s annual investor meeting (AGM) on Thursday 54.65% of independent votes cast opposed non-executive director Andrew Leslie’s reappointment to the board, while 45.35% were in favour. Leslie had […]

Technology

Swedish video game CEO watches his wealth nearly double to $2.4B in just a year

Lars Wingefors started his business career selling comic books through the mail. Since then, he has amassed a $2.4 billion fortune as the founder, co-owner, and CEO of Embracer Group based in Sweden. The company owns eight major video game publishers, 69 studios, and 240 game franchises. It is now financially bigger than Ubisoft, with […]

News

Venom From Extremely Poisonous Caterpillar May Hold Healing Tonic That Saves Lives

The venom of one Australian caterpillar shows promise for use in medicines and pest control, researchers say. The Doratifera vulnerans is common to large parts of Queensland’s south-east and is routinely found in Toohey Forest Park on Brisbane’s southside. Dr Andrew Walker at the Institute for Molecular Bioscience has been researching the striking looking caterpillar […]