MTN Group joins IoT World Alliance

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — The MTN Group announced that it will become  the first African telecommunications company to join the IoT World Alliance. “We are very proud to be a member of the Alliance, not only do we join a community of like-minded telecommunications companies committed to making global connectivity cheaper and simpler, but as…

Meek Mill on Watching Ellen in Jail, and Pushing for Criminal Justice Reform

BURBANK, California — Rapper Meek Mill visited Ellen for the first time and talked about his fight for criminal justice reform, and watching Ellen’s show in jail. The hip-hop star was released from prison earlier this year after he was imprisoned on a technical probation violation. His fans began the #FREEMeekMill movement that saw almost…

Russell Westbrook posts 107th career triple-double, tying Jason Kidd

OKLAHOMA CITY — Russell Westbrook recorded his 107th career triple-double to tie Jason Kidd for third on the all-time list. Westbrook finished with 23 points on 10-of-17 shooting, including 2-of-5 from 3-point range, to go with 19 rebounds and 15 assists in the Oklahoma City Thunder’s 100-83 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday. Westbrook…

Blake Griffin drops 30, Pistons derail Knicks 115-108

DETROIT, Michigan — Blake Griffin scored 30 points and Stanley Johnson added 21 to lift the Detroit Pistons (11-7) to a 115-108 victory over the New York Knicks on Tuesday night at Little Caesars Arena. “We have to prove to our fans who we are and what we are, and make sure they are trusting…