As the new Premier League football season gets underway, a few things are certain. There will be goals, drama and excitement, and unfortunately, players will be subjected to vile abuse on social media.
- Menacing messages, threats spiral along with debt
- Legal loophole creates Wild West for lending apps
- Complaints mount but regulators powerless to act
By Diana Baptista and Avi Asher -Schapiro
MEXICO CITY, Aug 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A week after Pedro Figueroa borrowed 10,000 pesos ($500) from José Cash, a popular Mexican lending app, the barrage of online abuse began.
A slew of WhatsApp messages swamped his phone, threatening harm – to him and his reputation – if he did not pay. Continue reading
Opera (NASDAQ: OPRA), the company behind the eponymous web browser, recently announced the expansion of its security features with the new VPN Pro subscription service, a premium device-wide VPN that can be used without the installation of a separate app. The VPN Pro service, previously available on Android, is now coming to Opera users on Windows and Mac. Continue reading
Today Donner, the global music technology company focusing on developing instruments that over-deliver on tone, value and innovation, announces the US debut of Dobuds ONE, its first true wireless and active noise canceling earbuds featuring both dynamic driver and balanced armature driver. Available now at Amazon Marketplace. The Donner Dobuds ONE comes in four colors: matte black, mint green, snow white and navy blue. Continue reading
It’s no secret that we’re living in an increasingly digital world. ‘Screen time’ has all but consumed our workplaces, educational settings and simply put, our free time. According to new research by Builder.ai®, over 27% of Americans claim to have over 30 apps on their phone, but more than half of those admit to using only 10 or less. And of those apps being used, over 30% rank social media, entertainment and finance as the top three types of apps they could not live without. Continue reading
The average Brit uses just 10 of the 17 apps on their phone according to new research from Builder.ai. Yet, over a third (35%) claim that they couldn’t live without using social media apps such as Facebook, Instagram and TikTok. The survey of 2,000 UK adults reveals all about Brits’ app habits, Continue reading
Deborah Brown and Jayshree Bajoria are senior researchers at Human Rights Watch
Last week, Meta, formerly Facebook, released its first human rights report, which included some snippets from the pending Human Rights Impact Assessment on India. But this was not a preview of the full assessment. Rather, Meta told Human Rights Watch that it does not “have plans to publish anything further on the India HRIA,” an abdication of its commitment to transparency and due diligence.
Lumen Technologies (NYSE: LUMN) is investing in its global Edge network and expanding its Edge Computing Solutions into Europe, providing the low latency platform businesses need to extend their high-bandwidth, data-intensive applications out to the cloud edge. This expansion is part of Lumen’s continued investment in next-generation solutions that transform digital experiences and meet the demands of today’s global businesses. Continue reading
As a relatively small Company established on the 9th November 2015, Rockland real estate company ltd embarked on a business journey with a Mission to be recognized as professionals in the provision of value added property management services by both the public and private sectors.
In its visionary quest to be a leading and most preferred Property investment and management company,it entered into the GOOGLE ARENA as part of its advancement strategy and this move paid dividends.
Google platform has not only energized the company but it has also opened more business opportunities. The company will therefore continue to ride on the GOOGLE BRAND,PRODUCTS and any of it`s new IT BUSINESS INNOVATIONS and SOLUTIONS.
THE COMPANY IS HEREBY FORMALLY WORKING WITH GOOGLE CLOUD to support it’s Business operations. .
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Oracle today announced the opening of the first Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) region in Mexico, becoming the first major cloud provider to establish a dedicated cloud region in the country. The new region in the state of Querétaro will give Oracle’s Mexico-based customers, partners, and developers access to a wide range of cloud services with built-in security, disaster recovery, and industry-leading price-performance. Continue reading