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From Prince to Megan Thee Stallion: When record contracts go wrong

From Prince to Megan Thee Stallion: When record contracts go wrong

Entertainment
Rapper Megan Thee Stallion claims that her record label is preventing her from releasing new music. The star, who released the platinum-selling single Hot Girl Summer last year, says she's been frozen out since asking to renegotiate her contract."I didn't really know what was in my contract," she explained on Instagram Live. "I was young. I was, like, 20.""So now they telling [me] that [I] can't drop no music. It's really just a greedy game," she added.The musician, whose real name is Megan Pete, signed her deal with 1501 Entertainment in 2018. She only became aware of problems with the contract last year when she hired a new management team."They were like, 'Do you know that this is in your contract?' And I was like, 'Oh, damn, ...
Labour and Conservatives have your data – but it’s wrong

Labour and Conservatives have your data – but it’s wrong

Technology
The Labour Party is ranking every voter in each constituency on key issues, including "austerity", "inequality" and "immigration", Sky News can reveal.Digital rights campaigners criticised the practice, saying this kind of ranking could mean voters were excluded from democratic debate. Internal Labour data seen by Sky News show the party creates a "ranking of electors within a given Westminster parliamentary constituency of how likely they are to fall into various categories".The ranking goes from "one to the number of electors in the constituency". Labour also creates a ranking for local council wards. Image: Voters can request information parties hold on them Sky News understands the rankings are used to decide which voters to canva...
Femtech: Right time, wrong term?

Femtech: Right time, wrong term?

Technology
The meteoric rise of the label "femtech" to describe technology products, apps and hardware addressing women's health and wellbeing issues divides opinion. While some say it helps the sector secure vital funding from male-dominated venture capitalists, others argue that it unnecessarily pigeonholes women's health.So, does it help or hinder?I'm sitting in a trendy meeting room in central London, holding in my palm a little device that looks like a pale green egg with a tail. It's a smart pelvic-floor trainer from Elvie - a vaginal device that syncs with an app via Bluetooth, so you can follow work-outs on your phone.The start-up's chief executive, Tania Boler, reels off a list - which will be familiar to many women - of all the th...
Here’s why Sens. Schumer and Sanders are wrong on stock buybacks

Here’s why Sens. Schumer and Sanders are wrong on stock buybacks

Finance
Sen. Bernie Sanders (L) (I-Vermont) and Sen. Chuck Schumer (R) (D-New York).Win McNamee | Getty Images News | Getty ImagesIn an op-ed in The New York Times on corporate stock buybacks, Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer (D-New York) and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) claim that "stock buybacks don't benefit the vast majority of Americans" and "nearly 85% of all stocks owned by Americans belong to the wealthiest 10% of Americans."The senators reference the $ 4 trillion of share buybacks completed from 2008 to 2017 by 466 of the S&P 500 companies. It is important to understand that this very large amount of cash did not vaporize, nor did it benefit just a small handful of people. Rather, it was used to positively impact the U.S. economy overall.An "Economics 101" class teaches us ab...