New Orleans songwriter, producer Allen Toussaint has died; New Orleans

New Orleans songwriter, producer Allen Toussaint has died; New Orleans
In the early '60s, Toussaint was hired to play piano in place of an absent Harold Battiste at the Minit Records studios, penning priceless hits for Irma Thomas ("It's Raining," "Ruler of My Heart"), Ernie K-Doe ("Mother-in-Law," "A Certain Girl …
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Plenty of substance at Asian Racing Conference, but short term pain on the
Someone at the Asian Racing Conference must have forgotten to send the memo: racing conferences are for navel-gazing and backslapping, not decision-making or actual action – and certainly not saying anything with any edge. Still, as nice as it was to …
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World Internet Conference 2015: Top quotes from the opening day of China's
Lei Jun, CEO of Xiaomi. Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun looks on during a talk on the opening day of the the WIC in Wuzhen. Photo: SCMP Pictures. When I founded Xiaomi, my goal was to make good smartphones that would capture the hearts of users. Many Chinese …
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