Teo Ser Luck (left) and Tin Pei Ling. The news: Two Singapore politicians announced separately today that they will be joining the tech industry. Minister of State Teo Ser Luck will leave his post to “build, create, invest, or help” startups, both in tech and non-tech. Member of Parliament Tin Pei Ling will stop being a full-time politician to join local tech investment firm Jing King Tech as its group director of corporate strategy. Both will continue to serve as Members of Parliam...
After just recently launching its new Tsugi Shinsei silhouette, PUMA is returning to its classic Clyde sneaker for a collaboration with artist Sam Rodriguez. 1800 Tequila provided the inspiration for the color choices on the sneaker -- a light blue upper, suede toe, and silver heel tab reference the brand’s bottle. Due to launch on Cinco de Mayo, the shoe's print merges Mayan and Aztec sculpture found throughout Mexico with Sam's signature graffiti-style art. The collaboration is limited to 1,...
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Welcome to SEC Country’s daily Arkansas Razorbacks podcast. In this episode, we talked about how Arkansas coach Bret Bielema is vocal in his recruiting strategy and why that’s different from other coaches. SEC Country launched the Borderline Erotic Podcast on Aug. 29, 2016. It is named after the colorful way Bielema described how he felt after beating Texas in the 2014 Texas Bowl. Here is a quick rundown of some of the topics we discussed in the 157th episode of t...
Whenever Will Muschamp lands a commitment, the South Carolina coach drops a #SpursUp on Twitter. Come to SEC Country for the latest news, notes and observations in South Carolina recruiting. Miss a previous edition? Find every episode of SEC Country’s daily SpursUp Surveillance recruiting notebook right here. SHELBY, N.C. — Four-star inside linebacker Dax Hollifield has been a busy man, visiting Florida, Florida State, LSU and Virginia Tech within the last few weeks. On Saturday, he’s ...
Jeremy Sprinkle is among the Arkansas Razorbacks’ best prospects for the 2017 NFL Draft. A tight end, Sprinkle played four seasons at Arkansas, catching 71 career passes for 921 yards and 11 touchdowns. The 2017 NFL Draft begins Thursday with the first round in Philadelphia. The second and third rounds are Friday, with the remaining four rounds taking place on Saturday. Here are five quick things to know about Sprinkle. 1. Jeremy Sprinkle’s college career ended as badly as it could have ...
Zeta Global, a company that specializes in marketing automation software, now has $140 million in new funding, including $25 million in debt financing, with which it plans to fund expansion. The company, co-founded by former Apple CEO and Pepsi-Cola president John Sculley and entrepreneur David Steinberg, was partially built on the acquisition of nine companies, and it’s “highly probable we’ll buy a tenth,” Steinberg told Fortune. Marketing executives--and increasingly pe...
United CEO Oscar Munoz called the incident in which a passenger was forcibly removed from a flight “a system failure” and vowed to implement policies that would “put the customer at the center of everything we do.” “It was a system failure across the board,” Munoz said in an interview NBC News on Thursday. “A circumstance like we’ve all witnessed should have never happened, never happened.” United Airlines released a report Thursday detailing...
Google’s internet servers are officially live in Cuba, making it the first foreign search engine to go live in the island nation. The tech-giant officially launched its Google Global Cache service on Wednesday, making it easier for Cubans to access sites, Buzzfeed News reports. For decades, Cuba was cut off from the U.S. and its companies--until former President Obama reopened America’s diplomatic relations in July 2015. Shortly after relations were re-opened, many U.S.-based firms, ...
American Airlines is planning to give pilots and flight attendants raises to close industry pay gaps. Pilots will receive an 8% increase, while flight attendants will get a 5% raise. American Airlines CEO Doug Parker said this would make their salaries more comparable to those at competitors. “As our industry has rapidly evolved and pay increases at other airlines have accelerated, some of our colleagues have fallen behind their peers at other airlines in base pay rates,” Parkers sai...
As Argentine President Mauricio Macri visits the White House, the Donald Trump Administration has the opportunity to revitalize our economic and security partnership with Argentina and reenergize America’s leadership in the Western Hemisphere Argentina is the third largest country in South America and has the second highest per capita income. After decades of high unemployment and runaway inflation under socialist Peronist rule and the heavy hand of the state, in November 2015 the Argent...
Swipe right on Snapchat on any given day and you might stumble upon a custom geofilter designed for someone's special occasion, be it a birthday, wedding or even a promposal. But have you ever wondered who's behind these bespoke filters? Custom geofilters are the must-have party accessory for the Snapchat generation and, now, talented designers are setting up businesses to quench people's thirst for bespoke filters.  SEE ALSO: 'Promposals' get even more out of control with custom Snapchat...
Everyone loves David Attenborough. Whether he's in cartoon form, hologram form, or simply lending his sweet voice to an Adele video, the internet's adoration of the British documentary presenter knows no bounds. And sometimes, the internet has an unusual way of expressing its love. SEE ALSO: 10 things named after Sir David Attenborough On Wednesday, a picture of David Attenborough lying next to the thigh bone of a Titanosaur — taken from the 2016 BBC documentary Attenborough and the Gian...
Great news, everyone: Donald Trump has installed a new red button in the White House. Oh, don't worry. It doesn't launch anything. It just signals White House staff to bring him a Coca-Cola. And each time that happens, as Stephen Colbert notes, the Oval Office inches ever closer to becoming "an eight year old's drawing of a treehouse." Read more... More about Donald Trump, Stephen Colbert, Watercooler, and Watercooler
This is His Excellency, John Agyekum Kufuor. GhanaLadies.com   He is the former president of the Republic of Ghana.   John Agyekum Kufuor is a member of the Freemason. VW Bro HE John Kofi Agyekum Kufuor, PGSwdB, former President of the Republic of Ghana, has been appointed Senior Grand Warden pic.twitter.com/iUSPpjZvCY — UGLE – Grand Lodge (@UGLE_GrandLodge) April 26, 2017   Ghana’s former president has been honoured according to United Grand Lodge of England, the gov...
Most of us Kenyans refer to a cold as homa. Everyone gets a homa from time to time and it’s normal to rush to a clinic or chemist to get medicine.But did you know that there are plenty of home remedies that can alleviate your homa symptoms and get you back to normal. Here are some effective methods to make that cold go away. 1. Add ginger to your tea. Scientific research shows that ginger has the compound called gingerol which helps relieve congestion. It lessens the inflammation and swel...
Nigerian twitter is too lit! So we told you that the Oba of Lagos snubbed the Ooni of Ife when he tried to greet him. The funny thing is, the Ooni of Ife is higher in rank than the Oba of Lagos and was not even supposed to greet him in the first place. @_achmed started a thread on Kings/Obas that are greater than the Oba of Lagos and the awesome people of Nigerian twitter started adding their own tweets to it. Check out the amazing thread. 1. The tweet that started it all A short thread of Kin...
Soon after Dr David Dao was dragged off United Express flight 3411, the airline said it would be doing a full review of its policies and procedures and release a plan of action by April 30. Apparently nobody checked to see that April 30 was a Sunday this year, so it’s out early and in time for the news cycle to catch it. It’s a 10-point plan, though not all seem to be related to this one incident. Some are entirely expected, but some are surprising in that I can’t believe the...
Facebook is hoping to attract more airline advertisers with its newest product, Dynamic Ads for Travel for flights, which is geared toward mobile users. Pictured here are images from Cathay Pacific's Dynamic Ads for Travel. FacebookSkift Take: The bigger question here is this: Should airlines and their travel peers be investing more in social versus search? — Deanna TingJust as it did last May, Facebook is rolling out new Dynamic Ads for Travel on its platform as well as on its Instagram b...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Quincy Wilson came to Florida as a 3-star safety and left the Gators with first-round cornerback talent. Recruiting analysts and scouts projected Wilson to play in the back-end of Florida’s secondary, but he solidified himself as a lock-down SEC corner. Wilson cracked the starting lineup as a true freshman and started 24 of his 39 career games. He earned second-team All-SEC honors as a junior, finishing the 2016 season with 33 tackles, 6 pass breakups, 3 intercep...
After choosing to return for his senior season to boost his NFL Draft stock, Florida linebacker Jarrad Davis was undermined halfway through the campaign by a significant ankle injury. He would miss 4 of the final 5 games, with a limited return to action in the SEC Championship Game against Alabama. But he’s only seen his draft stock soar since the end of the season. Between making a positive impression in interviews at the NFL Scouting Combine and matching that with strong testing numbers...