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A former Google engineer accused of stealing trade secrets for Uber has filed for bankruptcy after being ordered to pay $179 million to his former employer. Anthony Levandowski, 39,  the engineer and autonomous vehicle startup founder was the central figure of...
As the coronavirus pandemic continues to sweep through the world like wildfire, many business in the US and some countries have shut down, leading to a surge in newly laid off workers. The US workers who have suddenly found themselves without...
General Electric is removing CEO John Flannery from his role and replacing him immediately with Lawrence Culp, who will also serve as chairman. The unexpected move shot GE shares up in premarket trading on Monday. The company also announced it will take...
Africa’s youngest billionaire, Mohammed Dewji, was kidnapped on Thursday morning by gunmen in Tanzania’s economic capital Dar es Salaam, officials said. Mohammed Dewji, 43, who heads the MeTL Group which operates in about 10 countries with interests in agriculture to insurance,...
In a unanimous agreement, Jeff Bezos and MacKenzie Bezos ended their 25-year marriage with $32 billion worth of Amazon shares given to MacKenzie Bezos. With this deal, MacKenzie Bezos is now the fourth-richest woman in the world and the 23rd...
If you're in love with iTunes store, this may be bad news for you.  The store is now nothing but a dead service walking. The 16-year-old business will soon be gone! Bloomberg Friday reported that Apple is set to announce...
A new report released Wednesday by Apple shows that Nigeria ranks below India but above Brazil in using Apple iPhones. Apple iPhones are among the most popular and expensive phones in the world. The new report shows that only 6%...
The coronavirus-induced lockdown will cause bankruptcies to surge in the coming months, economists have warned. U.S Federal Reserve researchers predict the number of virus-related bankruptcies could jump by 200,000 to nearly 1 million unless government programs help stem the tide....
In its determination to tackle online terrorism, Twitter Thursday announced that it suspended 166,153 accounts in the second half of last year, about a fifth less than in the previous period. Twitter is under pressure from regulators and governments worldwide...
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II has honored the UK’s biggest sex toy company, Lovehoney, with an ‘Award for Enterprise’ for ‘outstanding continuous growth’ over the last six years. The company’s overseas sales grew by 365% to £56m from £12m in...
Iran did not receive the re-imposition of U.S. sanctions on Monday with open arms, raising Mideast tensions as America’s maximalist approach to the Islamic Republic takes hold. A statement from the nations President Hassan Rouhani said that the nation...
Apple Inc introduced its largest-ever iPhone and a watch that detects heart problems on Wednesday in an attempt to get customers to upgrade to more expensive devices in the face of stagnant global demand for smartphones. The relatively small changes...
Cameroon has banned the exportation of cereals, including millet and corn, to Nigeria as a food security measure after a production drop. Cameroon blamed the continued threat from Boko Haram terrorists as the cause of the decrease in food production...
An Oklahoma judge on Monday August 26, ordered drug manufacturing giant Johnson & Johnson to pay $572 million in a landmark opioid trial likely to reverberate in lawsuits across the nation. The case was closely followed across the nation...
Social Media giant, Facebook Thursday announced it has banned some high-profile people for violating its policies. Those banned by Facebook include the Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, notorious for making inflammatory anti-Semitic and homophobic remarks, and right-wing conspiracy theorist...
Talk show host Wendy Williams has fired her estranged husband Kevin Hunter as executive producer of her show. Williams served her hubby of nearly 22 years divorce papers on Thursday after she decided she has had enough of him According to...
In just a day after Facebook suffered the biggest downtime in its history, two of Facebook’s top executives and potential successors to Mark Zuckerberg, have quit their job. They are leaving after disagreements with the CEO, Mark Zuckerberg,  over the...
A Kenyan woman was on Tuesday arrested by Kenyan police three months after she allegedly stole a cell phone in a makeup shop and disappeared. The woman pretended to be buying makeup products. According to the owner of the cell...
A British woman was arrested at a London airport on her way to Dubai after she was caught with nearly $2.5 million stuffed in five suitcases. The cash, which were in neat rolls of British pounds, were scattered over five...
Apple has disabled its Walkie Talkie app for Apple Watch due to a security issue that could allow a person to listen to another person’s iPhone conversations without consent, the company announced. Apple reported the vulnerability Thursday, saying the company...
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