Land of the freeze: arctic wave hits northern United States

NEW YORK (Reuters) – An arctic blast sent most of the U.S. Northeast and Midwest into a deep freeze that set record lows in several spots on Thursday as forecasters warned the frigid temperatures could last through the New Year holiday.

Premier League predictions: Lawro v sprint star Darren Campbell

Mark Lawrenson takes on Olympic gold medal-winning sprinter Darren Campbell in the latest round of Premier League matches.

VW to try to block emissions audit in constitutional court

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Volkswagen AG said on Thursday it would petition Germany’s constitutional court in an effort to overturn the appointment of a special auditor to investigate the actions of management in the “Dieselgate” emissions scandal.

Google retires the Pixel C tablet, as it shifts focus to the Pixelbook

 As noted earlier today by Android Police, Google has stopped selling the Pixel C through its online store. It’s a quiet and not unexpected end for the company’s well-received tablet, designed to make room for Google’s latest and greatest. The company confirmed with TechCrunch that the end of sale also represents the end of life for the device, though Google added that it plans… Read More