Volkswagen to pay $157 million for violating emissions standards in the US

Volkswagen diesel cars were emitting over 40 times the permissible levels of nitrogen oxide during normal driving. German automaker Volkswagen AG said today it reached a settlement with 10 US states on environmental and consumer claims stemming from its emissions cheating scandal. The company has agreed to pay USD 157.5 million to the states, including…

Yamaha launches FZ-S, FZ F1, Fazer FI, SZ RR in India

Yamaha says that the newly launched motorcycles and scooters are all compliant with BS-IV norms. With the Supreme Court banning sale of non-BS-IV compliant vehicles, two-wheeler company India Yamaha Motor Pvt Ltd on Thursday said it has launched new variants of its motorcycles and scooters. In a statement here, the company said the newly launched…

DirecTV plans to air 25 MLB games in 4K

If you're looking for more 4K sports to justify your shiny new TV, you may be in luck. DirecTV is gearing up for its second season of broadcasting MLB games in 4K, and this year you'll have a fairly wide range of games to watch in exceptional. You… Source:

3D-printed cartilage cell implants thrive in baby mice

Somewhere in Sweden, a few lab mice have human cartilage cells living and growing within their bodies. A team of researchers from Chalmers University of Technology and Sahlgrenska Academy used a CELLINK 3D bioprinter to make hydrogel out of human-der… Source:

HTC U Ultra review: Bad decisions in a beautiful body

I was almost giddy when I reviewed the HTC 10 last year. After years of casting about for the right approach, the company built a phone that seemed like a clear step in the right direction. Fast forward to January 2017: HTC revealed the $750 U Ultra,… Source: