Art

Will any festivals happen this summer?

Will any festivals happen this summer?

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Education

Coronavirus: French students promised one euro lockdown meals

Coronavirus: French students promised one euro lockdown meals

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Economics

African edtech startup uLesson lands a $7.5 million Series A – TechCrunch

African edtech startup uLesson lands a $7.5 million Series A – TechCrunch

ULesson , an edtech startup based in Nigeria that sells digital curriculum to students through SD cards, has raised $7.5 million in Series A funding. The round is led by Owl Ventures, which closed over half a billion in new fund money just months ago. Other participants include LocalGlobe and existing investors, including TLcom Capital and Founder Collective. The financing comes a little over a year since uLesson closed its $3.1 million seed ... Full story

Entertainment

Covid: 'More deadly' UK variant claim played down by scientists

Covid: 'More deadly' UK variant claim played down by scientists

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Health

Covid: UK records new daily high of 1,820 deaths

Covid: UK records new daily high of 1,820 deaths

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Law

Judge denies Parler’s bid to make Amazon restore service – TechCrunch

Judge denies Parler’s bid to make Amazon restore service – TechCrunch

A federal judge has denied an attempt by conservative social network Parler to force Amazon to host it on AWS. As expected by most who read Parler’s ramshackle legal arguments , the court found nothing in the lawsuit that could justify intervention, only “faint and factually inaccurate speculation.”. In the order, filed in the Western Washington U.S. District Court, Judge Barbara Rothstein explained how little Parler actually brought to the ... Full story

Living

Covid-19: UK variant 'may be more deadly' but nation's R number drops

Covid-19: UK variant 'may be more deadly' but nation's R number drops

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Politics

Biden gets to work on reversing Trump policies with executive orders

Biden gets to work on reversing Trump policies with executive orders

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Sport

New Video: Yung L - Yaadman

New Video: Yung L - Yaadman

Zimm Life head honcho, Yung L serves up the visuals for his new single entitled, "Yaadman", shot and directed by TG Omori. Watch the video below: - BellaNaija.com. January 23, 2021 Full story

Technology

Google’s parent firm is shutting down Loon connectivity project – TechCrunch

Google’s parent firm is shutting down Loon connectivity project – TechCrunch

Google’s parent firm Alphabet is done exploring the idea of using giant balloons to beam high-speed internet in remote parts of the world. The firm said on Thursday evening that it was winding down Loon , a nine-year-old project and a two-and-a-half-year-old spin off firm , after failing to find a sustainable business model and willing partners. The demise of Loon comes a year after Android-maker ended Google Station , its other major ... Full story