Companies, airlines scramble to recover after global IT outage disrupts business worldwide
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Huge Microsoft Outage Linked to CrowdStrike Takes Down Computers Around the World
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Huge Microsoft Outage Linked to CrowdStrike Takes Down Computers Around ...
Opinion: Bob Newhart showed us the extraordinary in the ordinary: NPR's Scott Simon remembers understated comedian and actor Bob Newhart, who died this week at ...
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Opinion: Bob Newhart showed us the extraordinary in the ordinary
Quick Glance: Bob Newhart, Master of Deadpan Comedy, Passes at 94
  • Bob Newhart, the deadpan accountant-turned-comedian who rose to fame as one of the most popular TV stars of his time, has died at the age of 94.

  • Starting his career as a stand-up comic in the late 1950s, Newhart gained nationwide fame with his 1960 comedy album that won a Grammy Award.

  • Despite multiple Emmy and Peabody awards for his TV work, Newhart remained humble, showcasing an exceptional talent for deadpan humor that defined his career.

  • His successful 1970s and 1980s TV shows, as well as his comedic film roles, leave a lasting legacy, portraying him as a master of gentle sarcasm and subtle comedy.
Energy-guzzling AI derails tech firms’ climate goals: As major technology companies race to take advantage of the artificial intelligence (AI) boom ...
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Energy-guzzling AI derails tech firms’ climate goals
Quick Glance: Tech Giants Struggle with Climate Goals and AI Energy Consumption
  • Major technology companies are facing increasing greenhouse gas emissions due to AI.

  • The energy consumption of AI poses a challenge to environmental goals.

  • The growing energy efficiency in data centers is affected by the AI boom.

  • Utilizing AI requires a shift towards renewable energy sources.
Microsoft quietly lays off a controversial team following backlash: The trillion-dollar tech company just made a major change to its workplace that follows a ...
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Microsoft quietly lays off a controversial team following backlash
How do you celebrate your son's wedding if you're Asia’s richest man? Mukesh Ambani held a series of lavish parties. The guest list included Aishwarya Rai ... Show more

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Clint Eastwood’s long-term partner Christina Sandera dies aged 61: Clint Eastwood's long-term partner Christina Sandera, who the 94-year-old actor dated for ...
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Clint Eastwood’s long-term partner Christina Sandera dies aged 61
Quick Glance: Christina Sandera, Clint Eastwood's Partner, Passes Away at 61
  • Clint Eastwood's longtime partner, Christina Sandera, has passed away at the age of 61.

  • Sandera and Eastwood had been in a relationship since 2014, attending various events together.

  • Eastwood recently completed his 40th film, Juror No 2, portraying a man serving as a juror in a murder trial.

  • In a 2014 interview, Eastwood emphasized the diversity of stories he wants to tell, regardless of age.
Paul Hollywood is right: Don’t refrigerate bread: The “Great British Baking Show” judge told TikTok viewers that you shouldn’t store bread in the refrigerator ...
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Paul Hollywood is right: Don’t refrigerate bread
AI search engine Perplexity: “Google’s monopoly is vulnerable”: Perplexity answers search queries with artificial intelligence - and is considered a serious ...
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AI search engine Perplexity: “Google’s monopoly is vulnerable”
Mark O'Connell: To look at this photograph of Trump is to glimpse the darkness and chaos to come
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Mark O'Connell: To look at this photograph of Trump is to glimpse the ...
Bruce Springsteen, 74, achieves billionaire status: Much of Springsteen's billion-dollar net worth was accumulated in recent years with the 2021 sale of his ...
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Bruce Springsteen, 74, achieves billionaire status
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.
German sportswear company Adidas has pulled images of supermodel Bella Hadid advertising its retro SL72 sneakers, after objections from Israel ... Show more
Quick Glance: Adidas Removes Bella Hadid from Campaign Referencing 1972 Munich Olympics
  • Adidas has dropped model Bella Hadid from an advertising campaign that drew criticism from Israel over its reference to the 1972 Munich Olympics.

  • The campaign was for the retro SL72 shoe, inspired by a design from 1972 event where the Palestinian Black September group took Israeli athletes hostage.

  • The German sports brand announced that it would be revising the remainder of the campaign with immediate effect.

  • Hadid, whose father is Palestinian, has repeatedly publicly criticized the Israeli government and supported Palestinians over the years.
Graziano Di Prima's family 'don't believe' Stritcly claims and are 'concerned': Graziano Di Prima's cousin Pina has spoken out about the Strictly Come ...
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Graziano Di Prima's family 'don't believe' Stritcly claims and are ...
Biden hits Trump over RNC speech: ‘What the hell was he talking about?’: President Biden took to social media Friday evening to blast former President Trump over ...
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Biden hits Trump over RNC speech: ‘What the hell was he talking about?’
Mark Zuckerberg Calls Donald Trump’s Post-Shooting Fist Pump ‘Bad*ss’: The Meta CEO stopped short of officially endorsing the former president.
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Mark Zuckerberg Calls Donald Trump’s Post-Shooting Fist Pump ‘Bad*ss’
Quick Glance: Mark Zuckerberg's Praise for Trump and Plans for Facebook
  • Mark Zuckerberg praised Donald Trump for his response to an assassination attempt, despite past conflicts, and expressed plans to depoliticize Facebook.

  • Despite ongoing tensions, Zuckerberg rules out involvement in the elections and foresees Facebook playing a diminished role in the future.

  • Zuckerberg embraces competition in social media, while Trump shifts his stance on TikTok, advocating for competition in the industry.

  • Zuckerberg's positive stance towards Trump and intentions for Facebook contrast with the evolving dynamics in the social media and political landscapes.
What is CrowdStrike, the cybersecurity firm behind a global tech outage?: Companies across several industries including airlines, banking and media were hit on ...
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What is CrowdStrike, the cybersecurity firm behind a global tech outage?
Passenger receives handwritten boarding pass during Microsoft outage: ‘Sometimes, the old-school way is still the best way when technology lets us down’
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Passenger receives handwritten boarding pass during Microsoft outage
What Happened to The Boys?: Four seasons in, the Amazon hit’s satire is so didactic that it has practically become meaningless.
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What Happened to The Boys?
Quick Glance: The Decline of The Boys: A Look at the Trump Era
  • The Boys was once the perfect show for its time, but after four seasons, things have changed.

  • The show focused on Vought International, a company with massive investments in various sectors and a team of sociopathic superheroes.

  • In its fourth season, the series' satire seems surprisingly toothless, although it still addresses themes like gore and contempt for American culture.

  • The series is criticized for its direct satire on MAGAdom and political actors, while some of its conservative fans fail to grasp the message. The parable on Trump and his supporters is increasingly being questioned.
Barcelona fans raising funds in TikTok for Williams signing: Barcelona fans have been contributing symbolic amounts of money to the club's official TikTok ...
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Barcelona fans raising funds in TikTok for Williams signing
More Tech and Venture Capital Execs Are Coming Out as MAGA Believers: Elon Musk, Bill Ackman, and other tech and finance leaders used the attempted Trump ...
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More Tech and Venture Capital Execs Are Coming Out as MAGA Believers
How One Bad CrowdStrike Update Crashed the World’s Computers: A defective CrowdStrike kernel driver sent computers around the globe into a reboot death spiral ...
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How One Bad CrowdStrike Update Crashed the World’s Computers
The Silicon Valley realignment leading tech titans to Trump: With J.D. Vance’s nomination as Trump’s VP, conservative tech leaders are going all-in for Trump ...
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The Silicon Valley realignment leading tech titans to Trump
Quick Glance: Five Insights into J.D. Vance's Tech Billionaires Ties
  • Senator J.D. Vance's ties to Silicon Valley billionaires are gaining attention alongside his Appalachian roots.

  • Vance's connections with tech billionaires like Peter Thiel and David Sacks have significant impact on his political journey.

  • Tech billionaires are funding the Trump/Vance campaign to influence cryptocurrency and AI regulations with substantial financial contributions.

  • The tech elite view Vance as a catalyst for change in tax policy, AI, and crypto regulations, aligning with their stance against 'Wokeism'.
Exclusive | Donald Trump's social media following surges by millions in week after assassination attempt
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Exclusive | Donald Trump's social media following surges by millions in ...
Fiber optic: Federal Network Agency sets rent for Telekom's empty pipes: Telekom must make empty pipes available to competitors for fiber optic connections ...
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Fiber optic: Federal Network Agency sets rent for Telekom's empty pipes
Major outages at CrowdStrike, Microsoft leave the world with BSODs and confusion: Nobody's sure who's at fault for each outage: Microsoft, CrowdStrike ...
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Major outages at CrowdStrike, Microsoft leave the world with BSODs and ...
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
Disruption at Microsoft and the world stands still: The software giant has a problem. And it's not just a matter of emails not being sent or received. Airports ...
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Disruption at Microsoft and the world stands still
New photo of 'baby Bigfoot' claimed to be '99.9 per cent believable': Commentators have claimed that a new photo of a 'baby Bigfoot' posted on Facebook is "99 ...
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New photo of 'baby Bigfoot' claimed to be '99.9 per cent believable'
Airline passengers face chaos and uncertainty after massive IT outage: Passengers reported being stranded at airports, receiving hand-written boarding passes ...
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Airline passengers face chaos and uncertainty after massive IT outage
Quick Glance: Spirit Airlines Gate Agent Meltdown: 'Everyone's gonna shut up!'
  • An irate Spirit Airlines gate agent was captured on video shouting at disgruntled passengers to 'quiet down' after they had been waiting for hours to board their delayed flight.

  • The intense incident unfolded at Hollywood Burbank Airport in California as passengers, anticipating a morning flight delayed for more than eight hours, started questioning the reason for the delay.

  • The Spirit staff found themselves in a tough spot when a separate group of passengers arrived at the gate for their flight and got involved in the commotion.

  • Spirit Airlines disclosed that the two agents featured in the footage have been suspended following the incident.
Aldi emulates Rewe: supermarkets test pick-up machines: In every second Rewe store, customers can order online and pick up their shopping, fully packaged ...
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Aldi emulates Rewe: supermarkets test pick-up machines
Oracle CEO Safra Catz to depart Walt Disney board: Walt Disney said on Friday that Oracle chief executive Safra Catz is departing the entertainment company's ...
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Oracle CEO Safra Catz to depart Walt Disney board
Quick Glance: Safra Catz Steps Down from Disney Board After 6 Years
  • Oracle CEO Safra Catz is set to leave the Walt Disney Company’s board of directors after completing six years, as announced by the entertainment giant on Friday.

  • Catz informed the board of her decision to resign on Thursday, which was promptly implemented. The reasons behind her departure were not disclosed.

  • With Catz's departure, Disney's board will now consist of a total of 11 directors.

  • Bob Iger, Disney's CEO, expressed gratitude towards Catz for her significant contributions and dedication throughout her tenure on the company's board.
Why the Global Crowdstrike Outage Hit Airports So Hard: The aviation industry is optimized within an inch of its life. A bad software update from cybersecurity ...
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Why the Global Crowdstrike Outage Hit Airports So Hard
Yikes, the number of millionaires has continued to rise in Austria!: The Boston Consulting Group is fueling the call for capital taxes. This is the only way the ...
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Yikes, the number of millionaires has continued to rise in Austria!
Man defended after he refuses to help friends who didn’t invite him to their wedding
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Bethesda Game Studios developers form 'wall to wall' union with 241 members, including artists, designers, and programmers
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Bethesda Game Studios developers form 'wall to wall' union with 241 ...
Quick Glance: Historical Milestone: Bethesda Game Studios Joins Union
  • Over 200 developers at Bethesda Game Studios have decided to join the Communications Workers of America.

  • The union has been recognized by Microsoft and is considered the first wall-to-wall union at a Microsoft video game studio.

  • The Bethesda workers will become part of CWA Local 2108 in Maryland and CWA Local 6215 in Texas.

  • Microsoft has not responded to a request for comment.
The Windows error resulting in a computer bluescreen became a hot topic on Chinese social media platforms. (Link in comments)#china #outage #microsoft #scmpnews #scmp
Microsoft outage could hurt trust in Big Tech to safeguard AI: AI expert Gary Marcus said the IT outage should be a "wake-up call" to consumers about the risks ...
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Microsoft outage could hurt trust in Big Tech to safeguard AI
Founder of Fandango, J. Michael Cline, Dies After Plunge From Manhattan Hotel: J. Michael Cline was the co-founder of an online ticketing company that changed ...
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Founder of Fandango, J. Michael Cline, Dies After Plunge From Manhattan ...
Quick Glance: Co-founder of Fandango, J. Michael Cline, Passes Away Following Fall from Manhattan Hotel
  • J. Michael Cline, a co-founder of an online ticketing company that transformed how Americans experienced movie-going, tragically passed away after falling from the twentieth floor of a Manhattan hotel.

  • The New York City authorities confirmed Mr. Cline's demise, determining the incident as a case of suicide.

  • Establishing Fandango in 2000, Mr. Cline later departed from the organization in 2011. Subsequently, the company was acquired by Comcast and is presently under the ownership of NBCUniversal and Warner Bros.

  • Apart from his entrepreneurial endeavors, he actively engaged in philanthropy and held the position of chairman at the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, leaving behind his wife, Pamela (Berman) Cline, and six children.
Gwyneth Paltrow shares rare photo with kids as she admits biggest fear: Gwyneth Paltrow was speaking in her latest 'ask me anything' session with fans ...
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Gwyneth Paltrow shares rare photo with kids as she admits biggest fear
Watch | Time-lapse map shows Microsoft-led IT outage’s impact on US air traffic: A time-lapse map shared on social media by Colin McCarthy using Flightradar24 ...
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Watch | Time-lapse map shows Microsoft-led IT outage’s impact on US air ...
Spider Blocking Woman's Exit Is So Big People Reckon Fire Brigade Is Needed: Social-media users were terrified by the spider sighting, with one saying ...
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Spider Blocking Woman's Exit Is So Big People Reckon Fire Brigade Is ...
Software failure at Crowdstrike: This is how the global IT emergency happened: Crowdstrike's Falcon software is actually intended to protect against attacks ...
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Software failure at Crowdstrike: This is how the global IT emergency ...
Billions of URLs using Google's link shortener will stop working in 2025: Google just announced that links created through its URL shortener service will ...
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Billions of URLs using Google's link shortener will stop working in ...
AI hit: Warren Buffett and Cathie Wood both bet on this well-known stock: Buffett and Wood bet on Amazon for strong AI growth; Shares are considered historically ...
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AI hit: Warren Buffett and Cathie Wood both bet on this well-known stock
A global IT outage on Friday (Jul 19) has caused some passengers at Changi Airport to miss their flights. The outage, linked to Microsoft’s Windows ... Show more
JD Vance left his Venmo public. Here's how to make yours private.: Venmo only started allowing you to keep your contacts private recently. Here's a step-by-step ...
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JD Vance left his Venmo public. Here's how to make yours private.
Quick Glance: J.D. Vance: Revelations Through Venmo Account
  • JD Vance, a Republican US Senator from Ohio and former VP nominee of Donald Trump, has a public Venmo account that offers insights into his extensive network of connections with establishment GOP heavyweights, wealthy financiers, technology executives, and others.

  • More than 200 individuals appear on Vance’s Venmo 'friends' list, including Amalia Halikias from the Heritage Foundation, an assistant US attorney, and many Department of Justice lawyers. It is emphasized that friendships on Venmo do not necessarily imply transactions.

  • When using Venmo, contacts are automatically added, and the user's friend list is public by default. Some individuals on Vance’s list deny being friends with him. Vance, who presents himself as anti-elite, has a complex relationship with establishment figures revealed through his Venmo network.

  • Experts warn of potential security risks as the visibility of Vance’s account could expose sensitive private information. Other high-profile politicians like Sean Spicer and Matt Gaetz have also faced issues with their Venmo accounts and friends lists.
US-Japan Patriot missile production plan hits Boeing component roadblock: A US plan to use Japanese factories to boost production of Patriot air defense missiles ...
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US-Japan Patriot missile production plan hits Boeing component roadblock
Nord stream sabotage: A global mystery | The biggest international whodunit? : On 26 September 2022, a series of underwater explosions and consequent gas leaks ...
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Nord stream sabotage: A global mystery | The biggest international ...
Captain America: Brave New World Changes Sabra's Backstory for MCU Debut: Marvel Studios reveals how the controversial Israeli hero Sabra has been changed ...
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Captain America: Brave New World Changes Sabra's Backstory for MCU ...
Global IT outage hits banks, airlines, supermarkets: In a widespread disruption, companies and users globally are experiencing crashes on their Windows laptops ...
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Global IT outage hits banks, airlines, supermarkets
This start-up's new plant will produce 2,500 tonnes of climate-neutral e-fuels per year. UpLink is partnering with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of ... Show more

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Glen Powell honors late 'Twister' star Bill Paxton as 'Twisters' arrives in theaters
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Glen Powell honors late 'Twister' star Bill Paxton as 'Twisters' arrives ...
As the RNC ends, swing states’ efforts to fight misinformation ramp up ahead of the election
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As the RNC ends, swing states’ efforts to fight misinformation ramp up ...
Disruption: Airports, DAX companies, hospitals - This is the mistake that is crippling the world
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Disruption: Airports, DAX companies, hospitals - This is the mistake that ...
Crowdstrike: How some users can fix the current computer problem: Faulty software from Crowdstrike is causing the worldwide IT disruption. The company has ...
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Crowdstrike: How some users can fix the current computer problem
Data use in the AI ​​industry: Big Tech maintains questionable practices: Artificial intelligence developers do not keep their own promises and deliberately ...
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Data use in the AI ​​industry: Big Tech maintains questionable practices