Money

European Union fines Mastercard $650 million for breaking antitrust laws

Therefore, Mastercard's rules for restricting retailers from benefitting from lower interchange fees in other member states and limiting cross-border competition was in breach..., [Full Article...]

Culture

BBC Two presenter asks Jacinda Ardern about marriage

BBC Two presenter asks Jacinda Ardern about marriage Jacinda Ardern has spent the day holding a number of bilaterals, being guest on a Safeguarding Our Planet panel and private meetings with both Prince William and Sir David Attenborough. However in the recent interview, Ardern took the questions on marriage and feminism with good grace and humour. However Kiwi journalists might expect something of... [Full Article...]

Tech

DxOMark finally debuts selfie camera testing suite

DxOMark finally debuts selfie camera testing suite DxOMark doesn't take into account the performance of the camera app, the speed of taking photos and the whole range of modes and settings that are available to you. This includes over 1,500 still images, and over two hours of video shot to arrive at two meta scores (stills, video) which are then combined for an overall score. [Full Article...]

Research

Attenborough urges Davos leaders to act on climate change

In an interview with Prince William at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Mr Attenborough said that it was "difficult to overstate" the extent of the climate change problem. His advice for the leaders gathered at Davos this week was to care for the natural world and not to waste its resources, from energy to food. "We have now to be really carefu... [Full Article...]

Sport

Usain Bolt 'retires' from football, says it was 'fun while it lasted'

Usain Bolt 'retires' from football, says it was 'fun while it lasted' As well as his time at the Mariners, Bolt has trained with Norwegian team Stromsgodset and German club Borussia Dortmund in his quest to become a professional footballer. "I really enjoyed just being in a team.it was fun while it lasted". The triple world record holder and multiple-time victor of Olympic gold already boasts a sporting career whi... [Full Article...]

People

Israel launches series of retaliatory airstrikes at Iranian interests in Syria

Israel launches series of retaliatory airstrikes at Iranian interests in Syria The Russian Ministry of Defence said Syrian Pantsyr and Buk air-defence systems engaged seven missiles that were launched against Damascus International Airport (IAP) from the Mediterranean by four Israeli F-16 aircraft at 0132 h local time. [Full Article...]