Observers are watching court desicions closely on the progressive Apple vs Samsung Legal feud on patent infringement to see how the court — which has not taken up a design patent case in more than a century — rules the judgement between technological innovation and protecting intellectual property. The epic legal battle pitting Apple against… Continue reading [BRAND WARS] #MOBILE: APPLE VS SAMSUNG SHOWDOWN; SUPREME COURT CAUGHT IN DILEMMA OF PATENT-INFRINGEMENT RULING.
Around June 2015, Hi Media limited owners of HiTV (a digital pay tv with its own dedicated decoder channels) in Nigeria was slammed a law suit of over N9billion indebtedness-It finally dragged the budding TV under. Read more about the law suit here However Contrary to news that circulated on social, the MD of HiTV Mr… Continue reading [BRAND FAILS] #ENTERPRENEUR: THE TRUE STORY BEHIND DEFUNCT HiTV AS SHARED BY TOYIN SUBAIR-MD.
Tony Okoroji-Chairman Coson Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON) will hold a major stakeholders’ Forum for copyright owners and users in the South-West states of Nigeria in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, on Thursday, September 8. The event, which will be held at the main hall of Kakanfo Inn and Conference Centre… Continue reading [BRANDS MEETUP]#COPYRIGHTS: COSON NIGERIA SET TO MEET IN IBADAN THIS WEEK.
The first drug designed to help prevent HIV transmission in people at high risk of infection has been approved for use in the European Union today. The European Medicines Agency (EMA) approved the use of the drug Truvada for pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, in combination with safer sex practices. The London-based agency said that PrEP… Continue reading [BREAKING NEWS!] #CREATIVESHEALTH: TRUVADA GETS APPROVED AS THE FIRST ANTIRETOVIRAL DRUG IN THE EU TODAY. READ:
Eve has had one of the most successful careers in Hip-Hop history, but as some well know, her path to superstardom began with a rocky road. As a teenager, the future Grammy Award winner was signed to Dr. Dre’s Aftermath records but the partnership lasted less than one year. The experience didn’t stop her flow… Continue reading [ENEWS] #RUFFRYDERS: EVE SAYS DR DRE DROPPING HER WAS GOOD FOR HER CAREER. READ:
Eve has had one of the most successful careers in Hip-Hop history, but as some well know, her path to superstardom began with a rocky road. As a teenager, the future Grammy Award winner was signed to Dr. Dre’s Aftermath records but the partnership lasted less than one year. The experience didn’t stop her flow… Continue reading [ENEWS] # EVE SAYS DR DRE DROPPING HER WAS GOOD FOR HER CAREER. READ:
BREAKING NEWS: Prosecutors to appeal Oscar Pistorius’ six-year jail sentence for murdering Reeva Steenkamp calling it ‘disproportionate’ and ‘shockingly too lenient.’ The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has just announced it will be appealing Oscar Pistorius’s six-year sentence for the murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. Pistorius was arrested in February 2013 for shooting Steenkamp four… Continue reading [BREAKING NEWS!]#SPORTS: PROSECUTORS WANT TO APPEAL OSCAR PRISTORIUS’ JAIL TERM. READ:
Jordan Brand has officially unveiled the next addition to Michael Jordan’s signature line, the Air Jordan 31. The sneaker draws on inspiration from the original Air Jordan 1, specifically the “Banned” Air Jordan 1 colorway from 1985. The kicks feature a lot of elements of the original Air Jordan, including a leather upper, and the… Continue reading [SPORTS BRANDS] #SNEAKERS: THE BANNED AIR JORDAN 1 IN THIS NEW REDESIGN.TAKE A LOOK:
The fast-food chain’s Japanese business put a statement on its website confirming it would be a launch partner when the game arrives in Japan. No date for this has been set, but McDonald’s said it was expected “soon” and that developers were working “intensely” to prepare for the launch. Reports had suggested the launch was… Continue reading [BRANDS] #ENDORSEMENT: McDONALD IS SPONSORING POKEMON GO LAUNCH IN JAPAN.READ:
This is not a movie scene. This actually happened about few hours ago when coastal guards got an inaudible distress call via satellite phone from drowning refugees fleeing war zones into . Their boat capsized and they all clung to floaters and inflatable boats . It is estimated that about 2,951 refugees have died or… Continue reading [WORLD NEWS] #UNHCR: AMAZING FOOTAGE OF HOW FLEEING REFUGEES WERE RESCUED FROM DROWNING IN THE COASTAL WATERS OF ROME: WATCH VIDEO:
The equities market closed today on a negative note, as Nigerian Stock exchange ALL SHARE INDEX ( NSE ASI) depreciated by 0.25% to close at 28,733.90 basis points , compared with the 0. 36 % appreciation recorded previously. Its Year-to-Date (YTD) returns currently stands at +0 .32%. Market breadth closed negative as SKYEBANK led 10gainers… Continue reading [BRANDWEEK] #REPORT: SKYEBANK SHARE RISES FOLLOWING ACQUSITION BY CBN AND AMCON. READ:
Globacom, last Friday sacked 54 of its power engineers across the country and gave no official reason for the sacking. Sources learnt that the affected workers received official notification from the company that it no longer needed their services. It was gathered that the notice of the disengagement, it also instructed them to submit their… Continue reading [BRAND NEWS] #TELECOMMS: GLOBACOM NIGERIA SACKS 54 OPTIMIZATION ENGINEERS. READ: