OMG!! Former McDonald’s manager says never order this drink

A meal from McDonald’s isn’t complete without an ice-cold drink. However, there’s one beverage on the menu a former employee recommended customers stay away from – once she learned how the “nasty” drink was made, she never indulged again. Former McDonald’s employee Nicole Weiser shared her insider knowledge in a TikTok video that went viral on YouTube, part of a compilation of employee secrets. “I was a … Continue reading OMG!! Former McDonald’s manager says never order this drink

Twitter accepts Elon Musk’s $44 billion bid!!

Twitter’s board of directors said Monday afternoon that it has accepted Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s $44 billion offer to buy the company — bringing an end to a weekslong saga and ushering in a new era for the struggling social-media platform. Musk, who has said he wants to buy Twitter in order to restore the platform’s adherence to free speech principles, will pay $54.20 per share for … Continue reading Twitter accepts Elon Musk’s $44 billion bid!!

On Tax Day, an extension may be better than rushing a return!!

(AP) — Monday is Tax Day — the federal deadline for individual tax filing and payments — and the IRS expects to receive tens of millions of last-minute filings electronically and through paper forms. As of April 8, the IRS had received more than 103 million returns for this tax season, and it had issued more than 63 million refunds worth more than $204 billion. For comparison, last … Continue reading On Tax Day, an extension may be better than rushing a return!!

Elon Musk offers to buy Twitter for $41.3 billion, saying company ‘needs to be transformed’

( USAToday.com ) Tesla CEO Elon Musk is offering to buy Twitter, a swift turn just days after deciding not to join the social media company’s board of directors. Twitter Inc. said in a regulatory filing Thursday that Musk provided a letter to the company Wednesday with a proposal to buy the remaining shares. The 50-year-old business mogul, the richest man in the world, already has 9% stock … Continue reading Elon Musk offers to buy Twitter for $41.3 billion, saying company ‘needs to be transformed’

19-Year-Old NFT Artist Rakes In Nearly $20M Through 24-Hour Public Sale

Imagine being under the age of 20 and having the ultimate come up in the non-fungible token space? One lucky artist doesn’t have to. According to Fortune, Victor Langlois — who is the son of Salvadoran immigrants — has quickly become one of the most successful NFT artists of all time after his 24-hour limited public sale drew in almost $20 million in NFTs. It is … Continue reading 19-Year-Old NFT Artist Rakes In Nearly $20M Through 24-Hour Public Sale

Seven-Year-Old CEO Lil Adeleye Scores Second Product Partnership With Walmart

This young entrepreneur is collecting back-to-back wins! As AfroTech previously told you, Lily Adeleye celebrated a historic feat last year. The mogul became one of the youngest Black owners to have their brand featured in Walmart stores. Now, Lily’s business relationship with the multinational retail corporation is continuing with Lily Frilly set to release a second line of products, according to a press release. The partnership is a reflection of Lily’s ongoing … Continue reading Seven-Year-Old CEO Lil Adeleye Scores Second Product Partnership With Walmart

Black News Channel Employees Claim The Company Has Failed To Pay Final Paychecks After Filing For Bankruptcy

It’s one thing to lose your job, but to know that the final paycheck won’t come might just be infuriating. After the Black News Channel (BNC) disclosed that they’d be shutting down at the end of last month and filing for bankruptcy, another set of challenges have now arisen – employees have yet to see the payroll deposits that they had been told they would still receive. … Continue reading Black News Channel Employees Claim The Company Has Failed To Pay Final Paychecks After Filing For Bankruptcy

Walgreens turns to robots to fill prescriptions, as pharmacists take on more responsibilities

( CNBC.com ) NORTHLAKE, Texas — Bright yellow robotic arms are becoming a bigger part of Walgreens’ workforce. Inside of a large facility in the Dallas area, they fill thousands of prescriptions for customers who take medications to manage or treat high blood pressure, diabetes or other conditions. Each robot can fill 300 prescriptions in an hour, the company said — roughly the same number that … Continue reading Walgreens turns to robots to fill prescriptions, as pharmacists take on more responsibilities

Petco CEO says company’s growth is inflation-proof, as Americans splurge on pets and bigger homes

( CNBC.com ) Petco CEO Ron Coughlin on Wednesday said the specialty retailer has a key advantage in an uncertain environment: Americans spend on pets, even when their budgets tighten. At an investor day in New York City, he said the pet category is “resilient to economic downturns, resilient to inflation.” Plus, he said, more people adopted pets during the pandemic, as they moved into larger … Continue reading Petco CEO says company’s growth is inflation-proof, as Americans splurge on pets and bigger homes