Priceless Vol 11 Number 12
An African American European Vacation
Brian Culbertson Kicks Off Hampton U’s Double Anniversary Celebration
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NSU Brown Hall Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Forbes Recognizes Local 'Mango, Mango' Owners as Top 'Shark Tank' Entrepreneurs
The business magazine
released a list of top 12 black "Shark Tank" entrepreneurs who found success after their appearance
on the Dr. William R. Harvey
electrified concert goers at
Festival, and he’s back! international
anniversary University University
Brian Culbertson the 2017 Hampton Jazz award-winning the
of Hampton and Hampton President,
William R. Harvey’s 40 years of unparalleled leadership. This can’t miss event will be at the Hampton University Convocation Center, Oct. 20 doors opening at 7 p.m. show beginning at 8 p.m.
Guests will enjoy live
entertainment from Culbertson and special surprises throughout the evening. The festivities the
will honor both legacy
of extraordinary institution
the decades of service of its visionary leader and president.
at the 50th Hampton Jazz Festival,”
was mesmerizing said President
Harvey. “There’s no doubt he will rock the house launching our Anniversaries’ Kick-Off Celebration, the same way he left people buzzing in June.”
Brian Culbertson Heralding from the
musically rich city of Chicago, Culbertson began his musical studies at the age of 8 on piano and quickly picked up several other instruments by age 12, including
bass and euphonium. Inspired by the great R&B/Jazz/Pop artists of the 70’s like Earth Wind and Fire, Tower of Power, Chicago, David Sanborn and others, Culbertson started composing original music for his 7th grade piano recital and hasn’t stopped. He has self-produced 16 solo albums, most of which have topped the Billboard
Jazz charts, including 28 No. 1 smooth jazz radio hits.
He has worked and performed with industry all-stars like Michael McDonald, Chris Botti, Ledisi, Barry Manilow, Herb Alpert, Natalie Cole, Chuck Brown, and Bootsy Collins. He has received
including being nominated for a 2012 NAACP Image Award and a 2012 Soul Train Award. He won the 2010 Canadian Smooth Jazz Award for Best
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reality show. On the list were Hampton's 'Mango, Mango' Mango Preserves owners Nzinga Teule-Hekima, Lakesha Brown-Renfro and Tanecia Willis.
The women appeared
on ‘Shark Tank’ in 2013, asking for $75k in exchange for 20% equity, the sharks all passed saying the company was doing well on its own. That success only continued for Mango Preserves. Since the show, Mango Preserves has become a million-dollar company and sells the product nationwide and on the QVC shopping channel.
Hampton's 'Mango, Mango' Mango Preserves owners Nzinga Teule-Hekima, Lakesha Brown-Renfro and Tanecia Willis.
Mango Mangeaux restaurant, The
The women have added three other enterprises all located in Phoebus:
list entrepreneurs includes Business Month in August.
Lenovo Settles FTC Charges Over Compromised Security Software
Software used to deliver ads compromised web security features Lenovo Inc., one of the
world’s largest computer manufacturers, has agreed to settle charges by the Federal Trade Commission and 32 State
Attorneys General that the company harmed consumers by pre-loading software on some laptops that
compromised protections security in order to
deliver ads to consumers. In its complaint, the
FTC charged that beginning in
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August 2014 Lenovo began selling consumer laptops in the United States that came with a preinstalled “man-in-the-mid- dle” software program called VisualDiscov- ery that interfered with how a user’s browser interacted with websites and created serious security vulnerabilities.
privacy when it preloaded software that could access
notice or consent to its
use,” said Acting FTC Chairman Maureen K. Ohlhausen. “This conduct is even more serious because the software compromised online security protections that consumers rely on.”
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Panache Place hotel and Simply Panache Nail Bar & Pedi Spa, all located in Phoebus.
black in honor of National Black
VisualDiscovery software, developed
by a company called Superfish, Inc., was installed on hundreds of thousands of Lenovo laptops. It delivered pop-up ads from the company’s retail partners whenever a user’s cursor hovered over a similar looking product on a website.
acted as a “man-in-the-middle” between consumers’
they visited, even those websites that were
browsers and the the
knowledge or consent, this “man-in-the-mid- COMPROMISED PAGE 4
its ads, VisualDiscovery websites
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