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04Sep/22

The Real Cannonball Run Documentary Launches Web3 Experience Ahead of Debut in 2023

base, a leading provider of cloud-native media solutions, today announced a groundbreaking Web3 documentary experience for The Real Cannonball Run, a fast-paced upcoming docuseries, which will tell the true story of the legendary coast-to-coast automotive protest race across America. Continue reading

03Sep/22

Online reviews are broken – here’s how to fix them

Vasilis Katos, Bournemouth University

It’s a crime story fit for the digital era. It was recently reported that a number of restaurants in New York had been targeted by internet scammers threatening to leave unfavourable “one-star” reviews unless they received gift certificates. The same threats were made to eateries in Chicago and San Francisco and it appears that a vegan restaurant received as many as eight one-star reviews in the space of a week before being approached for money.

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03Sep/22

Five quotes that define Boris Johnson’s time as prime minister

James Freeman, University of Bristol

Boris Johnson’s time as prime minister comes to an end next week, giving us all a chance to consider what his legacy will be. More than his predecessors, Johnson owed his premiership to his reputed ability to persuade audiences other Conservatives couldn’t, through his charisma, unpredictability and energetic campaigning.

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02Sep/22

Saudi snitching app turns citizens into social media police

  • Saudi government apps seen encouraging citizen spies
  • Apps needed for greater efficiency, authorities say
  • Digital vigilantism on the rise worldwide

By Nazih Osseiran

BEIRUT, Sept 2 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A Saudi app that lets ordinary people “play the role of a police officer” may have alerted authorities to the tweets of a student whose sentencing to 34 years in jail has drawn international condemnation.
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02Sep/22

Flutterwave Secures Switching and Processing License, Nigeria’s Highest Payments Processing License

Flutterwave, Africa’s leading payments technology company has been granted a Switching and Processing License by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)—widely regarded as CBN’s most valuable payments processing license. This license allows Flutterwave to offer transaction switching and card processing services to customers. Others include non-bank acquiring, agency banking and payment gateway services. Continue reading

02Sep/22

eCential Robotics receives FDA clearance for its surgical robotic platform for spine surgery

eCential Robotics, a French growth MedTech company that designs and produces a system unifying 2D/3D imaging, surgical navigation and robotics, today announced FDA 510(k) clearance of its 3D imaging, navigation and robotics guidance system, securing the penetration of its unified robotic platform in the United States. Continue reading

02Sep/22

LionRocket to Unveil Virtual Face App “VeryMe” at IFA 2022

On September 1st, AI startup LionRocket (CEO Jeong Seung-hwan) announced that it will participate in IFA 2022, the largest consumer electronics and information technology trade show, held in Berlin, Germany, on September 2. At the event, LionRocket will unveil “VeryMe,” the world’s first virtual face creator app. LionRocket is also a member of the Born2Global Centre. Continue reading

02Sep/22

Announced at IFA 2022: Amazfit will Support Syncing Workout Data to the adidas Running app via the Zepp App

Amazfit, a leading global smart wearables brand of Zepp Health (NYSE: ZEPP), has teamed up with the award-winning digital health partner adidas Runtastic to provide unrivaled motivation for the diverse international athletic community, through industry-leading workout tracking and sharing. Continue reading

02Sep/22

TECNO LAUNCHES FIRST LAPTOP MEGABOOK T1 AT IFA, BERLIN

TECNO, the global premium smartphone and smart device brand, debuts its first laptop product MEGABOOK T1 at the IFA in Berlin today. TECNO MEGABOOK T1 is designed for the young generation Z with a lighter but better MEGA performance laptop in a cost-effective price of this range. Designed for their carry-by usage, MEGABOOK T1 features the ultra-thinner up to 14.8mm, featherweight 1.48kg of 15.6 inches with a shining design. It also provides a 17.5 hours long-lasting battery satisfying up to 3 days of work, plus the 65W smallest size with gallium nitride (GaN) charger to carry-free. The MEGABOOK T1 will be available at retail in Q3, 2022. Continue reading

02Sep/22

INTRODUCING ROBOTRON – THE ULTIMATE AMUSEMENT RIDE LAUNCHING EXCLUSIVELY ON BOARD MSC SEASCAPE THIS DECEMBER

MSC Cruises’ new U.S. flagship will be packed with high-tech fun. Today the company announced a range of advanced onboard entertainment options on the upcoming MSC Seascape, starting with ROBOTRON – a thrilling amusement ride coming to the seas for the first time and combining the breath-taking rush of a rollercoaster with personalized music and lighting. The ship will also feature two new VR experiences and additional high-tech entertainment designed for thrill-seekers of all ages. Continue reading