Bella Hadid Hires Legal Team to Sue Adidas After Munich Olympics-Themed Shoot

Bella Hadid’s readying for legal battle with Adidas … with sources telling us she’s hired legal counsel to take on the athleticwear giant. Sources familiar with the situation tell TMZ … Bella’s retained lawyers to take action against Adidas for their lack of public accountability — basically, saying she feels they spearheaded a cruel and … Read more

India has ramped up its wind and solar energy. It now needs to expand places to store it

BENGALURU, India — At a Coca-Cola factory on the outskirts of Chennai in southern India a giant battery powers machinery day and night, replacing a diesel-spewing generator. It’s one of just a handful of sites in India powered by electricity stored in batteries, a key component to fast-tracking India’s energy transition away from dirty fuels. … Read more

CrowdStrike’s faulty update crashed 8.5 million Windows devices, says Microsoft

CrowdStrike’s faulty update caused a worldwide tech disaster that affected 8.5 million Windows devices on Friday, according to Microsoft. Microsoft says that’s “less than one percent of all Windows machines,” but it was enough to create problems for retailers, banks, airlines, and many other industries, as well as everyone who relies on them. CrowdStrike’s breakdown explains … Read more

The West must confront the ‘deadly quartet’ of global adversaries

NATO leaders attend the Allied and Partner Heads of State and Government Meeting as part of the NATO Heads of State and Government Summit in Washington DC., United States on July 11, 2024. Anadolu | Getty Images LONDON — Hot on the heels of last week’s NATO summit that highlighted the threat and “systemic challenges” … Read more

Kate Middleton talks side effects of chemotherapy in new speech

Kate Middleton is touching upon her cancer treatment in a fresh public engagement. The Princess of Wales revealed it would take her a “few more months” before she can become cancer-free. Kate is currently undergoing preventative chemotherapy. Opening up about her health, Kate said: “I have been blown away by all the kind messages of … Read more

CrowdStrike’s update fail causes global outages and travel chaos

This week saw one of the most widespread IT disruptions in recent years linked to a faulty software update from popular cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike. Businesses across the world reported IT outages, including Windows “blue screen of death” errors on their computers, impacting airlines, banks, retailers, brokerage houses, media companies and railway networks. OpenAI released GPT-4o … Read more

Ga. man holds escaped inmate at gunpoint until deputies arrive to arrest him

An inmate who escaped during his work detail earlier this week is back in custody thanks to a man protecting his property and family. Bruce Douglas Partin Jr., 39, walked away from his work detail in Towns County on Monday afternoon. He’d been working at the county dump. On Thursday afternoon, someone called 911 saying … Read more

Sigur Rós’ Jónsi Announces New Album First Light, Shares Songs: Listen

Jónsi has announced a new album, First Light. The Sigur Rós singer and composer has shared a pair of songs, “Flicker” and “Cherry Blossom,” ahead of the record’s August 30 release. For the record, which he initially conceived as a video game score, Jónsi partnered with the music and wellness platform Myndstream, who will release … Read more

Ashlyn Harris Talks Ali Krieger Divorce & Keeping Their Children Separate From Any Drama | Ali Krieger, Ashlyn Harris | Just Jared: Celebrity News and Gossip

Ashlyn Harris reflected on navigating her divorce from Ali Krieger as a mom. If you were unaware, the 38-year-old former soccer star filed to divorce Ali in October 2023. She has since started dating Sophia Bush. The exes are parents to daughter Sloane, 3, and son Ocean, 2. While participating in a Women’s Health panel, … Read more

Why this versatile air pump is my new must-have for traveling (and it’s only $42)

AstroAI Dual Motor portable air compressor Adrian Kingsley-Hughes/ZDNETWhat’s the deal? The AstroAI Dual Motor gets 30% slashed off the price in this post-Amazon Prime Day deal (requires Amazon Prime membership), bringing the price down to $42.  Also: The best Prime Day deals still live ZDNET’s key takeawaysThe AstroAI Dual Motor portable air compressor is available from Amazon … Read more