Technology

Rainbow Six Siege kicks off sixth year today with new season Crimson Heist

Ubisoft’s online tactical shooter Rainbow Six Siege officially enters its sixth year of content updates today, 16th March, and things kick off with the launch of new season Crimson Heist on Xbox, PlayStation, and PC. Crimson Heist’s flagship addition is new operator Flores, a “sly and tactical” Attacker character hailing from Argentina. Flores uses an […]

News

Gunman shoots at house in Amsterdam Noord

An unknown gunman shot at a house in Dijkmanshuizenstraat in Amsterdam on Saturday evening. There is a bullet hole in the glass of a window. No one was injured, local news source AT5 reports. The police, who themselves have not yet confirmed anything on their communication channels, are said to have arrested a suspect. After […]

Sport

Patriots trade Marcus Cannon to Texans

The Patriots and Texans have agreed to a trade. Offensive tackle Marcus Cannon, who has played his entire career in New England, is being traded to Houston for a swap of draft picks, according to multiple reports. The move comes days after the Patriots traded for offensive tackle Trent Brown from the Raiders. That move […]

Lifestyle

Difficulty learning nonsense words may indicate a child’s high risk of dyslexia

Researchers at Aalto University and the Niilo Mäki Institute have used neuroimaging to pinpoint where the brain activates—or doesn’t activate—among children identified as having a high risk of dyslexia. Magnetoencephalography (MEG) has rarely been used to study the reading disorder in children. The brain study was carried out at Aalto University by measuring brain activity […]

Business

ABN Amro shares fall on concerns about size of possible money laundering fine

ABN Amro shares fell 4% in early trading in Amsterdam on Monday, following reports that the Dutch bank might face a higher-than-expected penalty in an ongoing money laundering investigation. The bank’s annual report published last week described an investigation by Dutch prosecutors, started in September 2019, which was broader than previously stated. It said it […]

Technology

Evil Genius 2’s post-launch plans include campaign pack with new genius, lair, more

Evil Genius 2: World Domination, the Rebellion-developed sequel to Elixir Studios’ cult-classic management sim, finally comes to PC on 30th March – and in the run-up to release, Rebellion has shared early details of its post-launch content plans. For those needing a quick refresher, the original Evil Genius released back in 2004 (its developer, Elixir […]

News

Police car chase culminates in collision with lamppost

Two boys aged 17 and 19 from Lepelstraat in Noord-Brabant were arrested shortly after midnight on Sunday after a car chase by the police. The driver of the car with a German license plate had first taken off at high speed. The two eventually collided with their car on a lamppost on the Gagelboslaan in […]

Sport

Eagles looking for third- or fourth-round pick for Zach Ertz

The Eagles are set to trade quarterback Carson Wentz when the new league year gets underway this week, but there’s no deal in place for tight end Zach Ertz at this point. Reports that a trade involving Ertz might be close bubbled up a week ago because multiple teams had been calling about a deal […]

Lifestyle

Endocrine disruptors threatens semen quality

A growing number of studies show that the environmental factors and lifestyle habits of pregnant women play an important role in the health of their child. But how about the semen quality of young men? Researchers at the University of Geneva (UNIGE), Switzerland, showed two years ago that only 38% of Swiss men had semne […]

Business

Microsoft could reap more than $150 million in new U.S. cyber spending, upsetting some lawmakers

Microsoft stands to receive nearly a quarter of Covid relief funds destined for U.S. cybersecurity defenders, sources said, angering some lawmakers who don’t want to increase funding for a company whose software was recently at the heart of two big hacks. Congress allocated the funds at issue in the COVID relief bill signed on Thursday […]