Month: August 2022

Chelsea make €50 million offer for Ajax, Mexico midfielder Edson Alvarez

Mexico international Edson Alvarez has two assists in three league matches this season for Eredivise champions Ajax. Rico Brouwer/Soccrates/Getty Images Chelsea have made a €50million bid for Ajax and Mexico midfielder Edson Alvarez, sources have told ESPN. Blues head coach Thomas Tuchel is thought to be concerned about the club’s midfield options in the wake …

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Bed Bath & Beyond closing approximately 150 stores, laying off about 20% of workforce

NEW YORK — Shares of Bed Bath & Beyond lost nearly a quarter of their value Wednesday after the struggling home goods retailer announced a restructuring that includes store closures, layoffs and a possible stock offering. The company said it has obtained more than $500 million of new financing and was reducing 20% ​​of its …

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A challenge to neoliberal economics and the myth of market supremacy | Letters

Taking back control of malfunctioning markets must mean challenging neoliberal economics and the myth of market supremacy (Editorial, 29 August). The market is not the sole source of money and wealth. The public economy is equally important – and vital when markets fail or in times of crisis. Even in normal times, the private sector …

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Microsoft found a vulnerability in the TikTok Android app

The Android TikTok app had a serious security issue, and Microsoft was the one that reported it. The company recently detailed the findings for the cybersecurity community, indicating that the high-severity vulnerability could have allowed attackers to compromise accounts in a single click. TikTok was also notified of the issue by Microsoft, and it has …

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Explosive device found at Colorado resort, to be detonated by authorities

According to the Summit County Sheriff’s Office, an unexploded avalanche control device was discovered at Breckenridge Ski Resort. It’s now set to be detonated near the top of Peak 7 on Wednesday between 11 AM and 2 PM. The detonation will likely sound similar to explosives used during avalanche work in winter months. There is …

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AT&T expanding fiber internet to Mesa, supporting cable manufacturing facility in Gilbert

PHOENIX — Telecommunications giant AT&T is expanding its fiber internet to Mesa and is investing in a cable manufacturing facility in nearby Gilbert. Mesa is expected to have the service in 2023, according to a press release. More than 100,000 homes in the East Valley city will have speeds of up to 5 gigabytes of …

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Dolly Parton launches ‘Doggy Parton’ pet apparel line

The superstar singer, actress and author has announced the launch of “Doggy Parton” — a line of dog apparel and accessories produced in partnership with SportPet Designs. The line will feature shirts, dresses, squeaky toys and even a blonde wig inspired by Parton. A portion of the proceeds will go to Willa B. Farms, a …

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DaBaby’s New Orleans Concert Canceled After Failing To Sell More Than 500 Tickets

When it comes to the music business, touring is an essential part of the way that artists generate income. As previously reported by AfroTech, acts like Beyoncé and Jay-Z — and their On The Run II tour — make up some of the highest-grossing musical events of all time with numbers like $253.5 million. However, …

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Cameron Diaz celebrates birthday with Adele, Nicole Richie

Talk about a star-studded affair! Cameron Diaz celebrated her milestone 50th birthday at Nobu Malibu on Tuesday with a slew of her A-list pals. The “Charlie’s Angels” star — who was not photographed by the paps — stepped out with her husband of seven years, Benji Madden, along with his twin brother, Joel Madden. They …

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