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Bayer rethinks weedkiller accord after court criticism

Jul 09, 2020 - 10:00 AM

A United States judge expresses concern about Bayer's plan for a panel of scientists rather than judges to decide future cases involving its Roundup weedkiller

BAYER. The logo of German chemicals and pharmaceuticals giant Bayer at the group's plant in Wuppertal, Germany, on April 23, 2019. Photo by Ina Fassbender/AFP

Bayer pays $10 billion to settle weedkiller cancer cases

Jun 25, 2020 - 11:30 AM

This deal relieves a major headache for Bayer, which has been going on since it bought Monsanto, maker of the Roundup weedkiller, in 2018

BAYER. A picture taken on April 23, 2019 shows the logo of German chemicals and pharmaceuticals giant Bayer at the group's plant in Wuppertal, western Germany. File photo by Ina Fassbender/AFP

Thailand reverses ban on weed killer linked to cancer

Nov 27, 2019 - 9:11 PM

Glyphsate, also known as Roundup, remains popular among farmers in Thailand – one of the world's leading rice and sugar producers – who are among the heaviest users of pesticides in a sector that employs 40% of the population

Glyphosate under fire from San Francisco to Sri Lanka

Aug 11, 2018 - 11:24 PM

Here is the state of play regarding lawsuits and restrictions on the use of glyphosate around the world

GLYPHOSATE. Roundup products are seen for sale at a store in San Rafael, California, on July, 9, 2018. Photo by Josh Edelson/AFP

U.S. jury orders Monsanto to pay $290M to cancer patient over weed killer

Aug 11, 2018 - 10:56 AM

(UPDATED) California groundskeeper Dewayne Johnson, who was diagnosed with terminal cancer, says he repeatedly used Roundup during work, a weed killer with a probable carcinogenic ingredient

Plaintiff Dewayne Johnson reacts after hearing the verdict to his case against Monsanto at the Superior Court Of California in San Francisco, California, on August 10, 2018. A California jury on Friday, August 10, 2018 ordered agrochemical giant Monsanto to pay nearly $290 million for failing to warn a dying groundskeeper that its weed killer Roundup might cause cancer. Jurors found Monsanto acted with "malice" and that its weed killers Roundup and the professional grade version RangerPro contributed "substantially" to Dewayne Johnson's terminal illness. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / JOSH EDELSON

The Exactis data leak and 4 more things in cybersecurity this week

Jun 30, 2018 - 11:21 AM

From a data leak that one security researcher said encompassed potentially nearly everyone in the US, to ways to further protect yourself against credit card fraud, it's our weekly roundup of cybersecurity stories!

Bitcoin 'whales' and market manipulation, plus 3 more things in cybersecurity this week

Jun 16, 2018 - 3:19 PM

From bitcoin's silently powerful minority directing the value of the cryptocurrency to cyberattacks against Singapore during the Trump-Kim summit, it's your weekly roundup of Cybersecurity news

Facebook bug hits 14M users, and 3 more things in cybersecurity this week

Jun 09, 2018 - 2:53 PM

From a Facebook bug setting private posts to public, to a data breach at a DNA testing service, MyHeritage, it's your weekly roundup of Cybersecurity news

Cybersecurity roundup: May 27 to June 2, 2018

Jun 02, 2018 - 12:15 PM

A hacker gets 5 years in prison for taking on Yahoo, while a US judge rejects a Kaspersky lawsuit against a government ban on its products in the country. This and more on your weekly cybersecurity roundup!

Cybersecurity roundup: May 20 to 26, 2018

May 26, 2018 - 11:49 AM

In this week's Cybersecurity Roundup, it's a two-for-one Amazon special coupled with General Data Protection Regulation complaints in the European Union!

Cybersecurity roundup: May 13 to 19, 2018

May 19, 2018 - 10:30 AM

This week's cybersecurity roundup features cellphone tracking hacks and bugs, as well as another Facebook data leak due to an entirely different quiz app

Cybersecurity roundup: May 6 to 12, 2018

May 13, 2018 - 1:41 PM

From Facebook-spread malware to Russia's attempts to divide US society, it's your weekly Cybersecurity Roundup!

Cybersecurity roundup: April 29 to May 5, 2018

May 05, 2018 - 1:44 PM

On this week's Cybersecurity Roundup, we've got Facebook stalkers, Cambridge Analytica news, and pacemaker security.

Cybersecurity roundup: April 22 to 28, 2018

Apr 28, 2018 - 2:39 PM

Check out this week's Cybersecurity Roundup, which features Amazon Alexa hacks and crackdowns against a major distributed denial of service provider.

Cybersecurity roundup: April 15 to 21, 2018

Apr 21, 2018 - 9:20 AM

This week's roundup features more Facebook data privacy news, updates on Cambridge Analytica's actions, and a mystery hacker getting unmasked.

Cybersecurity roundup: April 8 to April 14, 2018

Apr 14, 2018 - 6:06 PM

Aside from Facebook's struggles, Russia is on its way to blocking messaging app Telegram, while hackers are masking their malware as fake updates for legitimate programs. It's this week's Cybersecurity Roundup!

Cybersecurity roundup: April 1 to April 7, 2018

Apr 07, 2018 - 9:11 AM

Facebook takes on plenty of heat for its handling of a data scandal, while Delta Airlines and Sears suffer security breaches due to a malware attack on a third-party service both companies use. It's your cybersecurity roundup for the week!

Cybersecurity roundup: March 18 to 24, 2018

Mar 24, 2018 - 10:30 AM

Facebook's in the middle of a scandal surrounding user data, while a slip-up by Democratic National Committee hacker Guccifer appears to show he's actually a Russian agent. Here's this week's Cybersecurity Roundup!

Cybersecurity roundup: March 11 to 17, 2018

Mar 17, 2018 - 7:26 PM

Cybercriminals are adapting their moneymaking practices to new technologies, and Intel is adding hardware protections to its processors to add walls against the Spectre and Meltdown issues. It's your weekly Cybersecurity Roundup!

The week in photos: March 10-16, 2018

Mar 17, 2018 - 2:12 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / A wounded Syrian man waits for treatment at a makeshift clinic during Syrian government air strikes on Zamalka, in the rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta on the outskirts of Damascus on March 13, 2018. More than 1,180 civilians have been killed since regime forces on February 18 launched an air and ground assault on the enclave, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor says. Eastern Ghouta's 400,000 residents have been living under government siege since 2013, facing severe food and medecine shortages even before the latest assault. / AFP PHOTO / AMER ALMOHIBANY

Cybersecurity roundup: March 4 to 10, 2018

Mar 10, 2018 - 3:46 PM

From massive DDoS attacks to daring heists, here's the cybersecurity news roundup for the week!

Cybersecurity roundup: February 18 to 24, 2018

Feb 24, 2018 - 3:02 PM

From North Korean hackers to Taiwanese cryptocurrency robbers, here's our roundup of the cybersecurity happenings across the week

You can bring these eco-friendly bags wherever you go

Oct 16, 2017 - 4:15 PM

They're good for the environment, and your outfit!

Look cool, stay warm and dry with these 6 outerwear pieces

Oct 04, 2017 - 12:30 PM

Bad weather or not, these jackets and sweaters will upgrade any outfit

Weekly shopping roundup: September 29 to October 5

Sep 29, 2017 - 11:30 AM

From beauty deals to pre-holiday steals, here’s what you can look forward to buying at the sales this weekend

7 things will make coming home a bit more fun

Sep 29, 2017 - 11:30 AM

Your home is about to get much cooler

Google Pixel 2: All you should know about Google's next flagship

Sep 28, 2017 - 6:12 PM

On October 4, US time, the search giant unveils its newest phone. Here's a rundown of the rumored specs and features

SECOND COMING. How will Google improve upon the solid Pixel phones introduced last year? Screenshot from Concept Creator/YouTube

Weekly shopping roundup: island crafts and food finds

Sep 22, 2017 - 1:00 PM

Go through your gift list at these shopping haunts

Weekly bazaar roundup: artisanal goods and fashion finds

Sep 14, 2017 - 12:30 PM

Spend your hard earned salary wisely at these upcoming bazaars

The Tech Roundup: Week of May 14, 2017

May 19, 2017 - 7:47 PM

The MP3 is dead Instagram face filters and other tech news you may have missed this week

NO MORE. Patent owners have terminated licensing for some MP3-related technologies, signaling the format's death.

Here's a rundown of the Samsung Galaxy S8's rumored specs

Mar 25, 2017 - 8:39 AM

After the Note 7 fiasco all eyes are on Samsung s newest flagship the Galaxy S8 set to be officially revealed on March 29 US time

Review roundup: 'Resident Evil 7' is a return to form

Jan 24, 2017 - 9:00 PM

Blending old school elements with incredibly detailed visuals the latest in the long running horror series offers a heart attack of an experience

Netizens shake off recent earthquake with 'hugot' posts

Nov 10, 2016 - 7:33 PM

But they re reprimanded for taking the quake lightly

How Filipinos on Twitter celebrated #NationalHeroesDay

Aug 29, 2016 - 9:25 PM

Filipino netizens pay tribute to national heroes with thoughtful tweets and some humorous ones too

PHOTO QUOTES. Some Twitter accounts shared inspiring lines from notable public figures. Image from the World Food Programme Philippines Twitter page

Movie reviews: What critics are saying about the new 'Ghostbusters'

Jul 13, 2016 - 4:28 PM

Do the new Ghostbusters – Kristen Wiig Melissa McCarthy Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones – answer the call? Here s what the critics think of the new Ghostbusters film

Screengrab from YouTube/Sony Pictures Entertainment

UAAP volleyball week 5: FEU heats up; La Salle ties Ateneo on top

Jan 16, 2013 - 3:35 PM

At the end of 5th week of the UAAP women s volleyball tournament Rappler gives you a round up of the games

UAAP volleyball week 4: DLSU, NU blast foes; Ateneo survives Adamson

Jan 08, 2013 - 9:45 PM

At the end of 4th week of the UAAP women s volleyball tournament Rappler gives you a round up of the games

Photo by Josh Albelda