Man Wakes Up With £35,000 Uber Ride Bill

Oct 15, 2022

Oliver Kaplan, a young man from Manchester (England), went to the pub with his friend after a long day’s work. After having a good time, he ordered an Uber to get home safely, as he had done many times before. But this time, he woke up with a hangover and a £35,000 (~$39,000) bill for his Uber ride. Perhaps “fortunately” for him, he had insufficient funds in the bank, and the transaction failed. He contacted Uber’s customer service because he remembered that the quoted price was $11 o ...read more

Ally vs. Marcus vs. Wealthfront: How 3 of the most popular high-yield savings accounts stack up

Oct 15, 2022

Insider's experts choose the best products and services to help make smart decisions with your money (here’s how). In some cases, we receive a commission from our our partners, however, our opinions are our own. Terms apply to offers listed on this page. High-yield savings accounts can earn significantly more interest on cash you need in the short term. Dozens of banks offer high-yield savings accounts, but we compared three of the most popular. Remember that interest rates fluc ...read more

Celebrities Had First Cars Just Like Everybody Else

Oct 15, 2022

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images We all remember our first car, and most of us might not have gotten our ideal vehicle the first time around. Most people get their license in their late teens, and with teenagers generally limited to part-time and low-wage jobs, their car choice tends to be limited too. Add increased insurance costs, and the options dwindle further. Although there are exceptions, the majority of first-time drivers are left with something small and cheap, or an older veh ...read more

Football Manager's new Console edition is the best you'll get without a PC

Oct 15, 2022

I recently discovered that I am towards the micromanagement end of the scale when it comes to Football Manager. Or maybe more accurately, off the end of that scale, a speck in the distance visible only with the kind of magnifying glass I use to inspect my player's daily training habits. I'm the one you hear about with the spreadsheets and the 100 percent press conference attendance record, and while I have no shame at all, it has always made me a bit sceptical of FM's portable modes ...read more

The 12 best credit card offers of October 2022: Earn miles, points, or cash back

Oct 15, 2022

Updated 2022-10-14T21:01:14Z Insider's experts choose the best products and services to help make smart decisions with your money (here’s how). In some cases, we receive a commission from our our partners, however, our opinions are our own. Terms apply to offers listed on this page. If you want to earn lots of points, miles, or cash back quickly, the best strategy is to apply for a rewards credit card and earn its welcome bonus offer. You'll usually have to meet ...read more

Pixel Watch: First 10 Things To Do!

Oct 15, 2022

Kellen October 13, 2022 We may earn a commission when you click links to retailers and purchase goods. More info. The day that most of you will receive your Google Pixel Watch from pre-orders is here. It’s time for you to slap Google’s first smartwatch on the wrist and realize their vision for Wear OS going forward, good and bad. We want you to be ready for this moment, so that you know exactly what you can and cannot do with it. Reviews are one thing, but we think tips an ...read more

Porsche's Newest Electric Models Have Two Wheels, Not Four

Oct 15, 2022

Porsche It's not breaking news to say that Porsche knows what it's doing when it comes to cars. The brand practically invented the rear-engine sportscar with the Porsche 356. It also makes the Porsche 911, a vehicle universally recognized as the one of the most important cars ever made. It's right up there with its cousin, the Volkswagen Beetle, and the Mustang from Ford in sheer fame. Even the Macan and Cayenne SUVs are anything but mediocre. Porsche recently made its first ste ...read more

A Plague Tale: Requiem developer warns of spoilers, as gameplay appears online

Oct 15, 2022

Rat-infested adventure sequel A Plague Tale: Requiem won't officially be released until next week, but footage showing large chunks of its campaign is now popping up online. The game's developer Asobo has now warned those with early copies not to ruin Requiem's story - posting a picture of a knight being consumed by thousands of plague rats as a warning of what will happen should you spoil things for others. Digital copies of the game will unlock at midnight local time next Tues ...read more

The Reason Jay Leno Teamed Up With General Motors To Build A Jet Car

Oct 15, 2022

Jay Leno and General Motors came up with a super fast yet environmentally-friendly jet car that actually worked, but it never made it through production. Why? Aside from comical quips, the "Tonight Show" host is also known for having one of the most expensive car collections ever. Among his ostentatious automobile display are unique, one-off examples like the EcoJet – an outlandish turbine-powered jet car. It was first unveiled at the 2006 Special Equipment Market Association event in La ...read more

Rupert Murdoch is exploring the rejoining of Fox and News Corp into one single company

Oct 15, 2022

Rupert Murdoch is considering bringing together Fox Corp and News Corp. The companies split in two back in 2013, with News Corp going public.  Murdoch is 91 years old and has been in the media business for decades. Loading Something is loading. Thanks for signing up! Access your favorite topics in a personalized feed while you're on the go. Nearly a decade after Fox and News Corp split apart, conservative media magnate Rupert Murdoch is exploring the reuniting of the two maj ...read more