Volkswagen AG to pay US dealers $1.2 bn in emissions scandal

The dealer settlement means VW has agreed to spend at least $16.5 billion in total in the United States to address emissions issues, but by no means is out of the woods.

Texas jury votes in favour of GM in ignition switch crash case

Plaintiff Zachary Stevens claimed a defective switch caused him to lose control of his 2007 Saturn Sky and crash into another vehicle, killing the other driver.

Apple issues global security update to address threat

The security flaw left iPhone users vulnerable to a sophisticated espionage product called Trident.

VIDEO: Face transplant recipient 'doing great' one year later

Patrick Hardison, the recipient of the world's most extensive face transplant says he's "doing great'' one year after undergoing the groundbreaking surgery.

Italy's deadly earthquake is the latest in a history of destruction

Central Italy has been hit by a magnitude 6.2 earthquake, only seven years after a similar devastating quake in the region.

Singapore tests driverless taxis in world first

The 'robo-taxi service' is going through trials at a small research campus and will hopefully be on roads by 2018.


American astronaut breaks US space record

Russia's Gennady Padalka still holds the record for the person with the most cumulative days in space, with 879.


Gaming benefits teens, social media not

An Australian study says playing online games may boost school results, but spending time on social networks could do the opposite.

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