Big Tech earnings preview: Apple, Amazon and Alphabet

Thursday is a massive day for tech investors, as Amazon, Apple and Google-parent Alphabet are all set to report fourth-quarter earnings after the market close. The Big Tech stocks have all rallied to start 2023, despite widespread layoffs in the sector and fears of an economic slowdown this year that could hurt consumer spending and … Read more

Irene Cara’s cause of death revealed as hypertension and high cholesterol

Academy Award-winning Flashdance…What a Feeling singer Irene Cara died as a result of hypertension and high cholesterol, TMZ reports. The acclaimed entertainer was found dead inside her Florida home on November 25, 2022, aged just 63 – with her passing confirmed by her publicist, Judith Moose. Irene’s official cause of death is Arteriosclerotic and Hypertensive … Read more

France seizes Iran assault rifles, missiles heading to Houthi rebels in Yemen

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — French naval forces in January seized thousands of assault rifles, machine guns and anti-tank missiles in the Gulf of Oman coming from Iran and heading to Yemen’s Houthi rebels, officials said Thursday. While Iran denied being involved, images of the weapons released by the US military’s Central Command showed … Read more

Samsung Galaxy S23 vs. iPhone 14: spec comparison

Apple’s iPhone 14 now has a new rival: the Samsung Galaxy 23. Announced during the company’s recent Unpacked event alongside a slate of new Galaxy Books, the S23 series is available for preorder starting this week with a street date of February 17th. The new phones arrive with faster performance, bigger batteries, and updated selfie … Read more

Sudan said set to salvage elusive normalization with Israel

Over two years after saying it would normalize ties with Israel, Sudan is finally set to officially join the US-brokered Abraham Accords, an Israeli official told Hebrew-language media Wednesday. The reports, which could not be verified, mark the latest twist in an ongoing saga that has seen Khartoum’s halting steps towards forging diplomatic relations with … Read more

Bed Bath and Beyond is closing 87 more stores, including 1 in Utah

Bed Bath & Beyond announced Wednesday it is closing 87 more stores nationwide, including one in Utah. (Andrew Kelly, Reuters) Estimated reading time: 6-7 minutes NEW YORK — Bed Bath and Beyond is closing another 87 stores, including one in Utah, as the struggling retailer barrels toward bankruptcy. These closures are in addition to the … Read more