Australia investigates ‚horrific’ emu video

Australia investigates ‚horrific’ emu video

Image copyright RSPCA/FACEBOOK Image caption The video appears to show a man using his car to strike emus Animal welfare authorities in Australia are investigating a video which appears to show a motorist deliberately running over several emus. The footage has drawn widespread anger after being shared online. Authorities are treating the footage as authentic.…

Amazon investigates staff bribery claims

Amazon investigates staff bribery claims

Image copyright Getty Images Amazon is investigating claims that its employees accepted bribes in exchange for leaking confidential sales data. Independent sellers were also allowed to delete negative reviews and restore banned accounts for payments of between $80 (£61; €69) and $2,000, according to allegations in the Wall Street Journal. The Journal said the practice…

Facebook investigates another data firm

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Facebook said it had found no evidence data was improperly obtained – but would suspend Crimson Hexagon while it investigated Facebook has suspended a US-based analytics firm while it investigates concerns about the collection and sharing of user data. Crimson Hexagon, based in Boston, describes itself as offering “consumer…

World Cup 2018: Fifa investigates England chants during Croatia defeat

World Cup 2018: Fifa investigates England chants during Croatia defeat

England had their biggest following of the World Cup against Croatia in MoscowChants of a „possible discriminatory” nature by England fans during their World Cup semi-final defeat by Croatia, are being investigated by Fifa. It relates to the chanting of „no surrender” by England fans and other potentially discriminatory songs. „We can confirm that a…

Pulitzer investigates writer’s ‚misconduct’

Pulitzer investigates writer’s ‚misconduct’

Image copyright EPA Image caption Mr Diaz said he took responsibility for his past The Pulitzer prize board says it will investigate allegations of sexual harassment made against its member, Pulitzer-winning author Junot Díaz. The 49-year-old, who was elected Pulitzer chairman in April, is stepping down from that role but will remain on the board,…