VW to pay $15.3 billion to settle US diesel emissions scandal

According to a joint announcement made by the US Department of Justice, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Federal Trade Commission, and the state of California on Tuesday, German automaker Volkswagen (VW) has agreed to a $15.3 billion settlement package to settle the US diesel emissions cheating scandal which has plagued the company since September 2015.

Facebook introduces two new Chrome extensions for sharing and saving articles

In an announcement made via a blog post on Tuesday, bigwig social network Facebook introduced two new Chrome extensions --- the ‘Share to Facebook’ extension; and the ‘Save to Facebook’ extension.

The two new Chrome extensions, as the names suggest, will enable users to share and save articles; and essentially underscore an effort by Facebook to simplify bookmarking.

Get up close with Twist of Solar Material Dancing across the Sun

The sun is the most important source of energy to support life here on earth, so it becomes necessary to have a closer look on it. Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) of space agency NASA has been staring at the sun since 2010. A video released on Monday by NASA has been showing a twist of solar material on the sun.

Travel agent took Microsoft to court over Windows 10 upgrade tactics; won $10K judgment

According to a Seattle Times report, software giant Microsoft paid an amount of $10,000 to California-based travel agent Teri Goldstein last month, after she took the legal route against the company over its Windows 10 upgrade tactics, and won a small claims court ruling in her favor.

Researchers find Chrome flaw which circumvents Google's Widevine DRM

Security researchers from Ben-Gurion University Cyber Security Research Center (CSRC) have revealed that they have discovered a vulnerability in Google Chrome -- and all Chromium-based browsers -- which can potentially be used to circumvent Google's Widevine digital rights management (DRM).

Obama and Facebook’s Zuckerberg Promote Entrepreneurship at 7th Global Summit

The three days long 7th Global Entrepreneurship Summit at Stanford University ended on Friday. During the event which was attended by 1,200 entrepreneurs and investors from across the globe of 170 countries, President Obama shared platform with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

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