Disney’s head of streaming Kevin Mayer to become CEO of TikTok

He has been named the chief executive officer of TikTok and chief operating officer of ByteDance, the platform's Chinese parent company. TikTok, an app where users post short videos, has seen an explosion of growth since its US launch. But that increased popularity has led to scrutiny by the US government over its ties to … Continue reading Disney’s head of streaming Kevin Mayer to become CEO of TikTok

Thomas Thabane resigns as Lesotho prime minister amid ex wife murder

He did not say when he would leave office but his party said a new premier would be sworn in on Wednesday. The 80-year-old's current wife, with whom he was living at the time of the murder, was charged in connection with the killing in February. The pair have denied any involvement. "I decided to … Continue reading Thomas Thabane resigns as Lesotho prime minister amid ex wife murder

Jason Derulo reportedly getting down and Dirty with Lingard’s (ManUnited Player) ex!

American singer, Jason Derulo is reportedly dating Manchester United player Jesse Lingard's ex-girlfriend, Jena Frumes. The 30-year-old Talk Dirty crooner is said to be deeply in love with the 26-year-old Instagram model, who dated 27-year-old midfielder Jesse Lingard between 2017 and 2018. Though  the pair are yet to confirm their relationship, they are also isolating … Continue reading Jason Derulo reportedly getting down and Dirty with Lingard’s (ManUnited Player) ex!

US authorises use of EBOLA drug for treating the coronavirus.

The authorisation means the anti-viral drug can now be used on people who are hospitalised with severe Covid-19. A recent clinical trial showed the drug helped shorten the recovery time for people who were seriously ill. However, it did not significantly improve survival rates. Experts have warned the drug - which was originally developed to … Continue reading US authorises use of EBOLA drug for treating the coronavirus.

Mario: “Nobody’s F**king With Me” when it comes to R&B

During a recent interview with Chicago’s WGCI radio station, Mario gave his thoughts on the long-running debate on the King of R&B—and let’s just say that his comments yielded very mixed results from fans. Mario responded with this: “It’s just ridiculous. It’s gonna be kind of hard for me to say anything, ’cause people gon’ be like, … Continue reading Mario: “Nobody’s F**king With Me” when it comes to R&B

Travis Scott cops a Bugatti as his birthday present

Ace Hood, Future and Rick Ross would be so proud -- Travis Scott really did wake up to a new Bugatti to celebrate the final year of his 20s. The "Sicko Mode" rapper celebrated turning 29 Thursday by hanging with his crew and jumping into his new whip, which, as you may know by now, is not cheap. Bugattis are very … Continue reading Travis Scott cops a Bugatti as his birthday present

Tara Reade: “I have lost total respect’ for CNN’s Anderson Cooper for not asking Joe Biden about sexual assault claim”

Tara Reade, the lady who accused US presidential candidate Joe Biden of sexually assaulting her when she worked for him as a staffer in 1994, has now revealed that her opinions of some journalists and media outlets have shifted in recent weeks based on their coverage of her claim. Anderson Cooper Tara Reade, told her story about … Continue reading Tara Reade: “I have lost total respect’ for CNN’s Anderson Cooper for not asking Joe Biden about sexual assault claim”

Apple and Google accelerate coronavirus contact tracing apps plan

Apple and Google have tightened privacy measures in the contact-tracing scheme they are offering to health authorities and brought forward its launch. The tech giants now intend to release a software building block to developers on Tuesday, allowing them to build compatible apps. A fortnight ago, the firms said it would take until mid-May. Apple's … Continue reading Apple and Google accelerate coronavirus contact tracing apps plan