Art

“Still feels like yesterday”  Damasus’ Tribute to Jaiye Aboderin 16 Years After His Sad Passing

“Still feels like yesterday” Damasus’ Tribute to Jaiye Aboderin 16 Years After His Sad Passing

Nollywood veteran Stella Damasus and her daughter Izzy Belle are remembering and paying tribute to their late husband and father Jaiyejeje Aboderin 16 years after his death. The mother and daughter shared photos of themselves wearing matching outfits with Jaiye’s photo, and poured out their hearts in the caption. According to Stella Damascus, It’s been 16 years since we lost my hubby JAIYEJEJE ABODERIN. Still feels like yesterday. I wasn’t sure ... Full story

Education

AWS expands startup assistance program – TechCrunch

AWS expands startup assistance program – TechCrunch

Last year, AWS launched the APN Global Startup Program , which is sort of AWS’s answer to an incubator for mid-to-late stage startups deeply involved with AWS technology. This year, the company wants to expand that offering, and today it announced some updates to the program at the Partner keynote today at AWS re:Invent. While startups technically have to pay a $2500 fee if they are accepted to the program, AWS typically refunds that fee, says ... Full story

Economics

VCs who want better outcomes should use data to reduce founder team risk – TechCrunch

VCs who want better outcomes should use data to reduce founder team risk – TechCrunch

VCs expect the companies they invest in to use data to improve their decision-making. So why aren’t they doing that when evaluating startup teams? Sure, venture capital is a people business, and the power of gut feeling is real. But using an objective, data-backed process to evaluate teams — the same way we do when evaluating financial KPIs, product, timing and market opportunities — will help us make better investment decisions, avoid costly ... Full story

Entertainment

Miley Cyrus Rolling Stone Cover: New Album, Rock Sound, Sobriety

Miley Cyrus Rolling Stone Cover: New Album, Rock Sound, Sobriety

The sun is just beginning to set in L.A.’s San Fernando Valley and Miley Cyrus is busy “tweaking on some harmonies,” as she proudly puts it. She’s been holed up in her home studio all afternoon with producer Andrew Watt. Her new album, Plastic Hearts, has long been done, but the pair still have more tricks up their sleeves, like a cover of Metallica’s 1992 single “Nothing Else Matters” for an upcoming compilation. Cyrus has been belting the ... Full story

Health

Covid: City stops care home tests over accuracy fears

Covid: City stops care home tests over accuracy fears

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Law

G-Herbo Surrenders Self To Police After Fraud Allegations

G-Herbo Surrenders Self To Police After Fraud Allegations

American Rapper, G Herbo Has Reportedly Surrendered To Authorities After Being Charged With Fraud. The rapper, whose real name is Herbert Wright III is among several individuals accused of conducting a multi-year, million-dollar fraud scheme, according to a 14-count indictment that was filed in September and made public Wednesday. They are facing federal charges of conspiracy to commit wire fraud as well as aggravated identify theft. Herbo’s ... Full story

Living

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Politics

France Islam: Muslims under pressure to sign French values charter

France Islam: Muslims under pressure to sign French values charter

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Sport

Mayor of Liverpool Joe Anderson arrested along with four others

Mayor of Liverpool Joe Anderson arrested along with four others

The elected Mayor of Liverpool, Joe Anderson, has been arrested. The city leader was arrested earlier today by Merseyside Police along with four other men in connection with offences of bribery and witness intimidation as part of an investigation into building and development contracts in Liverpool. Detectives made arrests at addresses throughout the city as well as Ormskirk and Southport . The arrests are part of "an ongoing investigation", ... Full story

Technology

Twitter finally shuts down its abandoned prototype app twttr – TechCrunch

Twitter finally shuts down its abandoned prototype app twttr – TechCrunch

Twitter is shutting down its experimental app twttr, which the company had used publicly prototype new features back in 2019. The app was first introduced at the Consumer Electronics Show in January 2019, then launched to testers that March. Its primary focus had been on trying out new designs for threaded conversations, including things like how to branch replies, apply labels and color-code responses, among other things. Some of those tests ... Full story