Virgin's subsidized smartphones come with unremovable Chinese malware

The Unimax U686CL is a cheap Android phone distributed in the USA by Virgin subsidiary Assurance Wireless as part of its federally subsidized Lifeline program, which is available to low-income Americans. Read the rest

Virgin Galactic crash blamed on “single human error”

Federal safety officials say the builder of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo is at fault for not anticipating the copilot error that caused the spaceship's disintegration during a test flight nine months ago.

Waiter, there's a Richard Branson in my beverage!

Virgin Atlantic first class passengers may soon find the frozen head of Sir Richard Branson floating in their cold drinks. Read the rest