Chaos at airports, Elon Musk blames DEI, and conspiracy theories: CrowdStrike outage news roundup
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Chaos at airports, Elon Musk blames DEI, and conspiracy theories: ...
Quick Glance: CrowdStrike IT Outage Impacts 8.5 Million Windows Devices
  • Experts warn of potential cybercriminal disruption following the global IT outage.

  • CrowdStrike CEO encourages vigilance while Microsoft reports 8.5 million Windows devices affected.

  • The outage disrupted thousands of flights, banking, healthcare, and payment systems.

  • Airports are recovering, but disruptions continue as airlines work to mitigate the impact.
Adidas pulls ad with Bella Hadid after Israel called her antisemitic: Israel has criticized an Adidas campaign with Bella Hadid inspired by the 1972 Olympics ...
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Adidas pulls ad with Bella Hadid after Israel called her antisemitic
Quick Glance: Adidas Responds to Controversy Over Bella Hadid Shoe Collection
  • Adidas responded to backlash for a sneaker collaboration with model Bella Hadid, linked to deaths during the 1972 Olympics.

  • The company announced a new campaign with Hadid, who is Palestinian, for their classic SL 72 sneakers released the same year as the 1972 Olympics.

  • In a statement to Newsweek, an Adidas spokesperson apologized for any upset or distress caused by the campaign.

  • Prior to Hadid's statement, many social media users criticized the company and model over the shoe.
Japanese Olympic Gymnast Shoko Miyata Sent Home for Smoking: Japanese gymnast Shoko Miyata had to withdraw from the Olympic team after she was discovered to have ...
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Japanese Olympic Gymnast Shoko Miyata Sent Home for Smoking
Quick Glance: Gymnastics: Japan women's captain Shoko Miyata to depart France over smoking issue
  • Shoko Miyata, the captain of Japan's women's artistic gymnastics team for the Paris Olympics, is reportedly set to leave the team due to allegations of smoking.

  • The Japan Gymnastics Association is investigating the situation and is expected to send Miyata back from their training camp in Monaco, casting uncertainty on her Summer Games participation.

  • Miyata was absent from a media-opened training session on Wednesday, with JGA's development head stating that her absence was due to 'certain reasons'.

  • Her potential absence would be a significant setback for the team aiming to achieve an Olympic team medal for the first time since the 1964 Tokyo Games.
Adidas' new campaign with Bella Hadid shouldn't be forgiven: The 1972 Games shouldn't be commoditized for Adidas’ profits. The Munich Games are mostly associated ...
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Adidas' new campaign with Bella Hadid shouldn't be forgiven
Quick Glance: Paris' Rich Olympic History Unveiled
  • Paris hosted the Summer Olympics in 1900 and 1924.

  • The 1900 Games were peculiar and barely accepted as part of the Olympic canon.

  • The 1924 Games introduced the Olympic motto and a 50-meter swimming pool with painted lanes on the bottom.

  • Colombes stadium, built on a former horse-racing track, had a famed life and is still used for Olympic field hockey events today.
Gucci’s Owner Lost His Patience. What Came Next Was a Grand Reinvention.
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Gucci’s Owner Lost His Patience. What Came Next Was a Grand Reinvention.
Adidas apologizes for featuring Bella Hadid in 1972 Munich Olympics shoe campaign
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Adidas apologizes for featuring Bella Hadid in 1972 Munich Olympics shoe ...
Quick Glance: Adidas Apologizes for Bella Hadid in 1972 Munich Olympics Shoe Campaign
  • Adidas apologizes for the decision to feature model Bella Hadid – who is half Palestinian – in a shoe campaign that references the tragic events of the 1972 Munich Olympics, where 11 Israeli athletes and a German police officer were killed by Palestinian militants.

  • On July 18, the German shoe company faced criticism from the American Jewish Committee for selecting Hadid as the face of its new SL72 campaign, which commemorates the 52nd anniversary of the Munich Olympics.

  • On September 5, 1972, eight members of a Palestinian group known as Black September infiltrated the Olympic Village in Munich, killing two members of the Israeli team and taking nine hostages. The tragic events resulted in the loss of nine Israeli hostages, five Palestinians, and one German policeman.

  • In response to the controversy, Adidas announced plans to revise its campaign with Hadid to clarify any misunderstandings and emphasized its commitment to diversity and equality.
Rihanna Announces Fenty Beauty Partnership With The 2024 Olympics: Rihanna's Fenty Beauty is joining forces with the Olympic and Paralympic Games to celebrate ...
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Rihanna Announces Fenty Beauty Partnership With The 2024 Olympics
Bruce Springsteen is declared a billionaire for the first time: The ‘Dancing in the Dark’ singer has joined an exclusive group of billionaire music artists ...
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Bruce Springsteen is declared a billionaire for the first time
Quick Glance: Forbes estimates wealth at $1.1 billion: Bruce Springsteen is apparently a billionaire
  • Bruce Springsteen has been estimated as a billionaire by Forbes magazine.

  • In 2021, he sold his entire music catalog to Sony for around $500 million.

  • Despite health issues, Springsteen continues to plan large, lucrative tours.

  • Internationally known as 'The Boss', Springsteen has millions of fans.
Popular chisanyama 'Eyadini' is now a depot: The late Jabulani Zama, known as Jigga Money, built Eyadini Lounge from scratch in 2009.
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Popular chisanyama 'Eyadini' is now a depot
Activist investor Elliott builds sizeable stake in Starbucks, say sources: Activist investor Elliott Investment Management has built a sizable position in ...
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Activist investor Elliott builds sizeable stake in Starbucks, say sources
'Hello Kitty is not a cat': Fans in denial after creators reveal she's 'a little girl'
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'Hello Kitty is not a cat': Fans in denial after creators reveal she's 'a ...
Essex KFC worker, 32, in coma from overdose after being 'bullied at work’: Emma's family now face the heartbreaking decision to turn her life support ...
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Essex KFC worker, 32, in coma from overdose after being 'bullied at work’
Unilever Said to Start Sale Talks for £15 Billion Ice Cream Unit: Unilever Plc has kicked off initial discussions with buyout firms about a possible sale of its ...
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Unilever Said to Start Sale Talks for £15 Billion Ice Cream Unit
McDonald’s new $5 Meal Deal isn’t going as planned (so far ...): The fast-food chain's new $5 meal-deal menu is reportedly off to a slow start.
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McDonald’s new $5 Meal Deal isn’t going as planned (so far ...)
Roland Kaiser celebrates a party with 44,000 fans - and Maite Kelly: Roland Kaiser played 50 hits from 50 years in the Red Bull Arena in Leipzig. 44 ...
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Roland Kaiser celebrates a party with 44,000 fans - and Maite Kelly
Starbucks mobile ordering taken down by Microsoft outage: An IT glitch affecting Microsoft cloud computing services around the world has also halted the ability ...
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Starbucks mobile ordering taken down by Microsoft outage
Consumer goods makers weighed down by weak US and European sales: Consumer goods giants including Nestle, Kraft Heinz and Reckitt are likely to report weak ...
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Consumer goods makers weighed down by weak US and European sales
Quick Glance: Consumer Goods Makers Struggle with Weak US and European Sales
  • Consumer goods giants like Nestle, Kraft Heinz, and Reckitt are expected to report weak second-quarter sales growth from Europe and the United States as consumers opt for brands that handle price hikes better.

  • The ability to cut prices or maintain them determines which companies report better sales, increase market share, and protect margins.

  • Sales volume and margin growth will be the key performance indicators this quarter, with product innovation as a priority.

  • Companies like Reckitt, Nestle, Henkel, and Unilever are anticipated to report lower sales in the US and reduced market share in multiple categories.
Gisele Bündchen, one of the most recognizable faces in the fashion and beauty industry, celebrates her 44rd birthday today! After leaving Brazil at only 14 ... Show more
Travis and Jason Kelce team up with General Mills to create Kelce Mix Cereal: Here's what it is
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Travis and Jason Kelce team up with General Mills to create Kelce Mix ...
Gucci and Miley Cyrus Hosted a Flower-Filled Summer Party at the Chateau Marmont: Guests including Kendall Jenner, Finneas, and Maude Apatow were on hand to ...
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Gucci and Miley Cyrus Hosted a Flower-Filled Summer Party at the Chateau ...
Review: Rolling Stones fans find complete ‘Satisfaction’ at Levi’s Stadium: Mick Jagger leads the Rolling Stones in an exhilarating 2-hour concert at Levi's ...
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Review: Rolling Stones fans find complete ‘Satisfaction’ at Levi’s Stadium
Quick Glance: Review: Rolling Stones Shine at Levi's Stadium
  • The Rolling Stones brought the Hackney Diamonds Tour to Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara on Wednesday, impressing the audience with a 20-song set that ran over two hours. Despite their ages of 77 or older, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, and Ronnie Wood appeared refreshingly vibrant.

  • The tour supports last year's album "Hackney Diamonds", their first collection of original material in almost 20 years, receiving positive reviews from both critics and fans. New tracks like "Angry" and "Bite My Head Off" were received as enthusiastically as the classics.

  • The loss of legendary drummer Charlie Watts was noticeable, but Steve Jordan took over the beat responsibilities with finesse. The rest of the touring band also delivered a great performance, including Haynes' impressive rendition of "Gimme Shelter".

  • The concert concluded with classics like "Jumpin' Jack Flash" and "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction", leaving fans as satisfied as ever. Mick Jagger added a personal touch by making a Super Bowl prediction for the 49ers and reminiscing about the band's long history with the Bay Area.
Richard Branson shares his 'most notable failure' and the lesson it taught him: 'People quite like the underdog'
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Richard Branson shares his 'most notable failure' and the lesson it taught ...
The Global CrowdStrike Outage Triggered a Surprise Return to Cash: The event caused chaos at airports, grocery stores, and Starbucks outlets.
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The Global CrowdStrike Outage Triggered a Surprise Return to Cash
Adidas campaign: "It's the template for a shitstorm": Balenciaga, Zara, Adidas: many brands are making headlines with controversial advertising campaigns ...
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Adidas campaign:
FedEx and UPS say the Crowdstrike tech outage could lead to shipping delays: The delivery giants said they would continue to operate, but have contingency plans ...
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FedEx and UPS say the Crowdstrike tech outage could lead to shipping ...
German police detain activists protesting for Gaza in a shopping mall in Berlin, on Friday evening. Protestors and activists held the sit in outside a Zara ... Show more
Adidas responds to criticism of campaign with Bella Hadid: The Adidas SL 72 sneaker was developed for the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich - At that time ...
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Adidas responds to criticism of campaign with Bella Hadid
Bud Light Boycott Effects Endure—Brand Drops To Third: Once top-selling beer brand drops to third after poor performance in crucial season.
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Bud Light Boycott Effects Endure—Brand Drops To Third
Quick Glance: Bud Light Drops to No. 3 in US After Dylan Mulvaney Boycott
  • Modelo Especial surpasses Bud Light as the top beer in the US.

  • Michelob Ultra takes second place in beer dollar sales nationwide.

  • Boycott triggered by partnership with Dylan Mulvaney leads to significant sales decline for Bud Light.

  • Anheuser-Busch InBev focuses on brand partnerships to enhance sales amidst shifting consumer preferences.
Starbucks will be using new cold cups at 24 stores amid local mandates: Starbucks will start offering fiber-based compostable cold cups at certain locations ...
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Starbucks will be using new cold cups at 24 stores amid local mandates
Even with restrictive rules, swimsuit wars heat up in an Olympic year: The iconic LZR Racer, the swimsuit that Michael Phelps wore while winning eight golds ...
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Even with restrictive rules, swimsuit wars heat up in an Olympic year
Trier: Why a man lives in his car in the trade fair park: A green Jaguar has been parked not far from McDonalds for weeks. A man sits in the driver's seat ...
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Trier: Why a man lives in his car in the trade fair park
Montblanc celebrates 100 years of Meisterstück: Montblanc’s pursuit of distinction resonates with Polo’s values, and we look forward to many more years of shared ...
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Montblanc celebrates 100 years of Meisterstück
Nike gets its edge back for the Paris Olympics: A new commercial, ‘Winning Isn't For Everyone,’ is an anthem for the unapologetically competitive.
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Nike gets its edge back for the Paris Olympics
Miley Cyrus, the star of the dreamy Gucci Flora campaign by Creative Director Sabato De Sarno, in a special live performance of her GRAMMY award-winning song ... Show more
The Bud Light boycott knocked it down to America's No. 3 beer brand: Mexican import Modelo Especial now holds the coveted top spot
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The Bud Light boycott knocked it down to America's No. 3 beer brand
‘Widow Clicquot’ review: Raises a glass to a woman innovator: Starring Haley Bennett as the real-life inheritor of a vineyard that she built into an empire ...
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‘Widow Clicquot’ review: Raises a glass to a woman innovator
Yet another fast-food chain files Chapter 11 bankruptcy
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Yet another fast-food chain files Chapter 11 bankruptcy
Concerts in the Red Bull Arena Leipzig: circulatory collapse - what helps: Heat, crowds, limited quantities of drinks: a critical mix at the three pop concerts ...
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Concerts in the Red Bull Arena Leipzig: circulatory collapse - what helps
Hello Kitty is not a cat. Fans aren’t buying it.: An executive for parent company Sanrio set off a reaction after saying the iconic character with a cat-shaped ...
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Hello Kitty is not a cat. Fans aren’t buying it.
Apple Vision Pro’s content drought improves with new 3D videos: It's still not the weekly cadence we expected, but it's something.
arstechnica.com/gadgets/2024/07/apple-vision-pros-content-drought-comes-to-an-end-with-new-3d-videos/
Apple Vision Pro’s content drought improves with new 3D videos
Why you haven’t seen this sauce in months: Peruse the condiment or international food aisle of your local grocery store, and you’ll almost certainly find a space ...
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Why you haven’t seen this sauce in months
A script by award winning writer Miranda July inspired spontaneous dialogue between the world renowned Prada Ambassadors, captured in a series of short films ... Show more

FW 2024 Woman and Man | PRADA
Netflix's ad strategy is working: The streaming giant said its ad-supported plan accounts for 45% of all new signups in markets where it's available
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Netflix's ad strategy is working
Quick Glance: Netflix Plans to Discontinue Its Most Affordable Ad-Free Plan in the US
  • Netflix is gradually phasing out its Basic plan, priced at $11.99 per month in the US.

  • Basic users in the US now have the option of choosing between Netflix's Standard and Premium plans for an ad-free viewing experience, priced at $15.49 and $22.99 per month respectively.

  • Netflix saw a 34% increase in new sign-ups for its ad-supported tier in the second quarter of this year.

  • In the second quarter, Netflix added 8.05 million new subscribers, reaching a total of 277.65 million subscribers on its streaming platform.
The Serious Eats team pulled together nine brands of potato chips (everything from Lay’s to Wise to Kettle brand and more) you're likely to find in your local ... Show more

We Taste-Tested 9 Supermarket Potato Chips—Here Are Our Favorites
Logging off for better mental well-being: IN a world where constant connectivity often feels like a necessity, taking a step back to unplug and be in the present ...
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Logging off for better mental well-being
For The Gucci Flora Event Hosted By Miley Cyrus, Salma Hayek Is A Garden Full Of Daisies Summed In A Dress
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For The Gucci Flora Event Hosted By Miley Cyrus, Salma Hayek Is A Garden ...
Quick Glance: Salma Hayek: A Floral Paradise in a Captivating Dress
  • Salma Hayek's impressive fashion sense always captivates onlookers. At Miley Cyrus' Gucci Flora event, Salma appeared in a stunning ensemble, stealing the spotlight. Her optical illusion floral dress was a perfect fit for the summer vibe. The black side panels created a unique effect, complemented by her subtle glamour and flowing hair.
Stephen Fry and Lena Dunham lack spark in Holocaust survivor tale: German director Julia von Heinz’s Treasure is an adaptation of Too Many Men ...
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Stephen Fry and Lena Dunham lack spark in Holocaust survivor tale
'I visited popular ski resort – but the price of beer left me shocked': A man was left gobsmacked after seeing how much he was charged for a box of Coors Light ...
dailyrecord.co.uk/news/weird-news/i-visited-popular-ski-resort-33287040
'I visited popular ski resort – but the price of beer left me shocked'
Ed Sheeran sparks criticism for posing with Johnny Depp in new photo: Sheeran and Depp were photographed sharing a Guinness backstage with Russell Crowe at ...
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Ed Sheeran sparks criticism for posing with Johnny Depp in new photo
Recalled plant-based milk brands must rebuild trust by apologizing: marketers: Marketing experts say two brands that recently had to recall plant-based milk ...
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Recalled plant-based milk brands must rebuild trust by apologizing: ...
Pakistan arrests Al-Qaeda leader for sabotage plans: Pakistani counter-terror officials have arrested an al-Qaeda leader, Amin ul Haq, describing him as a close ...
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Pakistan arrests Al-Qaeda leader for sabotage plans
Soft leather takes a practical shape in the new Simply Fendi bag. Embodying the sumptuous comfort and utilitarian inspiration of the #FendiFW24 collection by Kim ... Show more

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Donald Trump Kisses Granddaughter Kai but Snubs Tiffany’s Smooch at RNC: Some also say the president himself was snubbed by Melania at another point in the ...
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Donald Trump Kisses Granddaughter Kai but Snubs Tiffany’s Smooch at RNC
Aitana Bonmatí signed with adidas and got a special pair of Predators 👟
Brand Ambassador Gulf Kanawut Traipipattanapong is photographed in Fall Winter 2024 for the latest edition of Tatler Hong Kong.
Disney copies Netflix, Nespresso and Pantone embrace a Mediterranean summer, and the Brooklyn Nets go full suburban mom
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Disney copies Netflix, Nespresso and Pantone embrace a Mediterranean ...
Inspired by an archival shape from the late 1990s, the Simply Fendi bag makes its debut in soft, sleek leather with a glossy finish ... Show more

FENDI | Offizielle Online-Boutique
Celebrity Stylist Zerina Akers Prioritizes Community With Her Launch Of Saint Helen’s House And Her Rental Showroom
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Celebrity Stylist Zerina Akers Prioritizes Community With Her Launch Of ...
Cracked after 40 minutes: Trump assassin's cell phone was probably from Samsung: Using new Cellebrite software, the Trump assassin's cell phone was cracked in ...
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Cracked after 40 minutes: Trump assassin's cell phone was probably from ...