Month: June 2022

2022 NBA free agency rumors: Live updates as Kevin Durant demands trade; Jalen Brunson to Knicks

The 2021-22 season and NBA Draft are both in the books, and now all eyes are on the start of free agency. The speculation and rumors that surround free agency are what make this time of the year truly entertaining. This summer may not have some of the biggest names available on the free-agent market, …

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Athletics Select Vimael Machin, Recall Adrian Martinez

The A’s are set to select the contract of infielder Vimael Machin from Triple-A Las Vegas, reports Martin Gallegos of MLB.com (Twitter link). He and right-hander Adrian Martinez are both on their way up from Triple-A Las Vegas. Martinez, already on the 40-man roster, is expected to start today’s game for Oakland. The A’s will …

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Jenna Bush Hager blasts North West’s ‘over-the-top’ birthday party

Let’s not get this party started. On Thursday’s episode of the “Today” show, co-host Jenna Bush Hager criticized Kim Kardashian for throwing an extravagant party for her daughter North West’s ninth birthday. “I have a 9-year-old, she didn’t have a party like this,” the 40-year-old said. “Because, y’all, this party was over the top!” Bush …

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Apple exec admits to ironic insider trading scheme

Apple’s former senior director of corporate law and corporate secrecy has officially admitted to partaking in an insider trading scheme. Gene Levoff was first indicted for insider trading in 2019, and while he was initially fighting the charges, he has now admitted to his role in these insider trading transactions. Levoff started at Apple in …

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Bitcoin falls below $19,000, further shaking crypto markets

Representation of cryptocurrency bitcoin is seen in this illustration taken November 29, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 30 (Reuters) – Bitcoin dropped 6.1% to $18,866.77 at 2004 GMT on Thursday, putting the biggest and best-known cryptocurrency down $1,226.41 from its previous close and down 60.9% from …

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Fan Spends 40k On Stock To Ask Nintendo About F-Zero

Screenshot† Nintendo Many Nintendo fans desperately want a new entry in the popular sci-fi racing series, F-Zero† However, only one diehard fan was reportedly dedicated enough to spend over 5 million yen (roughly $40,000 US) on Nintendo stock, giving him a chance to ask the Japanese publisher about F-Zero and its future directly. On June …

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Desecrated corpse of failed electronics retailer Radioshack brought back from the dead as a shambling crypto-meme zombie

RadioShack, which you may remember as a retailer of consumer electronics endemic to strip malls of the ’90s and early aughts, has relaunched with a corresponding cryptocurrency and positively nauseating Twitter account. It is the latest example of crypto’s strange, continuing overlap with edgelord internet behavior. The ‘Shack used to sell batteries, RC cars, DIY …

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