Spotify Faces Lawsuit Over Alleged Unpaid Royalties

Music streaming giant Spotify has been sued in a US federal court for allegedly underpaying songwriters, composers and publishers by tens of millions of dollars. The lawsuit against Spotify USA was filed in New York on Thursday by the Mechanical Licensing Collective (MLC), a non-profit that collects and distributes royalties owed from music streaming services….

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Google Reduces Workforce by Over 200 Employees from its ‘Core’ Teams

Tech giant, Google has reportedly laid off at least 200 employees from its ‘Core’ teams, and will be moving some roles to India and Mexico in a bid to cut costs. Asim Husain, vice president of Google Developer Ecosystem, informed employees about the layoffs in an email last week, saying that this was the biggest planned reduction for his team this…

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First-Ever Artificial Intelligence Beauty Contest to Reward Hottest AI Robot with $13K

AI robots are now set to enter the beauty pageant world as a new artificial intelligence pageant is set to dole out thousands of dollars to the best chatbot babes. “‘Miss AI’ is the world’s first beauty pageant for AI-generated models,” announced Fanvue, a subscription-based social media platform, of its forthcoming event slated for May….

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Meta Company Announces Nigerian Content Creators Can Start Monetizing Instagram by June

On Thursday, social media giant, Meta, revealed that Nigerian creators can now monetize their content starting in June 2024. Meta’s President of Global Affairs, Sir Nick Clegg, said this when he led a delegation of Meta Platforms Incorporated to visit President Bola Tinubu at the State House in Abuja. “Sir Clegg also said Meta will…

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Mark Zuckerberg Undergoes Knee Surgery After Training Injury for MMA Fight

Billionaire Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg sustained an Anterior Cruciate Ligament injury during a recent sparring session, prompting him to undergo surgery for replacement. Zuckerberg, one of the world’s richest men, shared his health status via his verified Instagram and Facebook handles. Expressing gratitude towards his medical team, Zuckerberg acknowledged the setback to his preparation for…

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