Kim Kardashan mocked for birthday party on private island

Reality star Kim Kardashian West has been accused of being “ tone deaf” after celebrating her 40th birthday on a private island with a large group of family and friends. Kardashian said the trip followed “two weeks of multiple health screens and asking everyone to quarantine” with the photos of the event posted on Twitter,…

Mennel subected to cyberbullying

Mennel Ibtissem (22), a French-Syrian singer who became viral on the internet after her 2018 performance of Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah on The Voice France,  watched over 900, 000 times on YouTube. In one Instagram post, she expressed doubts about the terrorist nature of the 2016 Nice lorry attack. She said the message from the day…

Four large tech firms oppressed small firms by abusing market position

A US House of Representatives panel in its report said Facebook, Apple, Google, and Amazon used “killer acquisitions” to crush rivals and forced the small businesses into “oppressive contracts” for profit. The 449-page report also suggested expensive charges to antitrust law and recommended structural changes in tech firms. All four tech giants disagreed with the…

World stocks tumble after Trump tests coronavirus positive

Dow Jones, the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq fell between 1 per cent and 2.2 per cent when trading began on Friday, after Donald Trump tweeted he and his wife had contracted COVID-19. Mr Trump tweeted: “ Tonight FLOTUS (First Lady of the US) I tested positive for COVID-19. We will begin our quarantine and…

“Be Honest, Trust your team, and never please your boss” new mantra

Trust your team, be radically honest and never, ever try to please your boss. These are the ground rules if you work at Netflix.  These trade secrets have revolutionised the entertainment and tech industries, and this  was part of a unique cultural experiment that explains how the company has transformed itself at lighting speed from…

Distortion of Truth

While other leaders were marshalling resources to combat the greatest pandemic in modern times, President Donald Trump was watching Fox News over six hours a day which his staff refers to as “executive time”. In January 2020, when Fox News began to downplay COVID-19, the president was quick to agree. In March, as the deadly…

Game of Prediction

In 1960 America’s new leader John F Kennedy ‘s winning presidential election was widely reported that the presidency has been clinched with the help of a “secret weapon” : a super computer that crunched troves of data to profile voters , allowing Kennedy to better target his political messaging before the polls opened. Borrowing from…

Tik Tok and WeChat  to be banned from US app stores from Sunday

The US Department of Commerce said it would bar people in the US from downloading the messaging and video sharing apps through any app store on any platform from Sunday. The Trump administration says the companies threaten national security and could pass US data to China, although China and both companies deny this. WeChat will…

UK slips to 47th place globally in Broadband speed

Annual rankings of global broadband speed based on 557 million tests conducted across 221 countries and compiled by Cable.co.uk showed it typically takes twice as long as to download a film in the UK than the average for Western Europe, as the UK has fallen 13 places to 47th, down from 34th a year ago.…