Former Chief Justice of Nigeria Aloysius Katsina-Alu dies at 76

​Former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Aloysius Katsina-Alu, has died after a brief illness in a hospital in Abuja. He was aged 76. His death was confirmed by Awassam Bassey, spokesperson of current CJN, Walter Onnoghen, on Wednesday, July 18, 2018. Bassey said the demise of Katsina-Alu was confirmed by the Chief Registrar of the Supreme… Read More Former Chief Justice of Nigeria Aloysius Katsina-Alu dies at 76

Grab partners with University of Singapore to set up artificial intelligence laboratory

​Southeast Asia’s Grab is jointly investing S$6 million (an equivalent of $4.4 million) with the National University of Singapore to launch an artificial intelligence (AI) laboratory to help improve the efficiency and utilization of vehicles on its platform. The lab’s efforts will expand to research on challenges such as congestion in Southeast Asian cities, Grab… Read More Grab partners with University of Singapore to set up artificial intelligence laboratory

EU regulators slam Google with record $5billion antitrust fine

EU regulators hit Google with a record 4.34 billion euros (an equivalent of $5 billion) antitrust fine on Wednesday for using its Android mobile operating system to squeeze out rivals. The penalty is nearly double the previous record of 2.4 billion euros which the U.S. tech company was ordered to pay last year over its… Read More EU regulators slam Google with record $5billion antitrust fine

Alphabet’s capital unit GV leads $16million investment in site rental firm Peerspace

Alphabet Inc’s venture capital unit GV led a $16 million investment this month in Peerspace Inc, a self-serve online booking tool for event spaces, the firms said on Tuesday. The deal reflects venture capitalists’ continued interest in businesses that bring to the web tasks that once required physical proximity or multiple phone calls, including hailing… Read More Alphabet’s capital unit GV leads $16million investment in site rental firm Peerspace

Las Vegas hotel Mandala Bay files countersuits seeking immunity against mass shooting victims

The owners of Mandalay Bay, the Las Vegas hotel from which a gunman launched the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, have filed countersuits against victims seeking immunity from damage claims they might bring. MGM Resorts International, in lawsuits filed in federal courts in Las Vegas and Los Angeles last week, denied liability for… Read More Las Vegas hotel Mandala Bay files countersuits seeking immunity against mass shooting victims

Iran files lawsuit against U.S. in international court over sanctions

​Iran has filed a lawsuit against the United States alleging that Washington’s decision in May to impose sanctions after pulling out of a nuclear deal violates a 1955 treaty between the two countries, the International Court of Justice said on Tuesday. A State Department official said the application was without merit and the United States… Read More Iran files lawsuit against U.S. in international court over sanctions