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05May/21

CoinGate wins Most Innovative Cryptocurrency Payment Gateway in Europe 2021 award

Lithuanian-based cryptocurrency payment processor CoinGate has won the Global Brands Award 2021 of Most Innovative Cryptocurrency Payment Gateway in Europe. This year, Global Brands Magazine conducted FinTech awards, which aimed to identify and recognize the significance of exceptional service delivery of various fintech companies and rewarded the best performing ones. An external research team was constituted to evaluate several nominees in the cryptocurrency payment gateway category, from which CoinGate has emerged as victorious. Continue reading

05May/21

BASF Canada and Bullfrog Power launch documentary on Circular Economy to educate Canadians on a more efficient resource management system

BASF Canada and Bullfrog Power have partnered to produce “The Afterlife of Waste”, a documentary on the topic of the circular economy. The informational project aims to educate Canadians on a more efficient resource management system and position circular economy as a key component to capturing the value of plastic waste. Continue reading

05May/21

Harvard University licenses its nasal swab collection technology, developed at the Wyss Institute and Harvard Medical School, to Mass. startup Rhinostics

The Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University and Harvard Medical School (HMS) and the Massachusetts-based startup Rhinostics announced today that the University’s sample collection swab and high-throughput automation technologies have been licensed to Rhinostics. Continue reading

05May/21

Tip A Cup To Suzhou’s Tea Culture Virtually As Part Of #SecretsOfSuzhou Social Media Program

The ancient city of Suzhou is celebrating its rich tea culture by inviting social media followers on a journey through the sprawling tea fields that produce Biluochun, one of China’s most prized teas. The art of producing Biluochun has been recognized as an Intangible Cultural Heritage on a national level Continue reading

03May/21

The Chilling: Global trends in online violence against women journalists

UNESCO.ORG, 3 April, 2021 — There is nothing virtual about online violence. It has become the new frontline in journalism safety – and women journalists sit at the epicentre of risk. Networked misogyny and gaslighting intersect with racism, religious bigotry, homophobia and other forms of discrimination to threaten women journalists – severely and disproportionately. Continue reading

01May/21

African countries commit to double agricultural productivity as development banks, institutions pledge US$17 billion to increase food security

Four multilateral development banks and financial institutions pledged close to US$17 billion in financing on Friday during a high-level forum, in a bold bid to address rising hunger on the African continent and to improve food security. Continue reading

27Apr/21

Andersen Named One of America’s Best Employers for Diversity 2021 by Forbes

Andersen Corporation has been named a Forbes Best Employer for Diversity 2021. The honorees were chosen based on an independent survey by Statista Inc. – respondents were asked questions regarding the topics of age, gender equality, ethnicity, disability, LGBTQA+ and general diversity concerning their employer. Continue reading

20Apr/21

Finastra announces winner of its hackathon to tackle bias in financial services

Finastra has announced the winner of its recent hackathon – Hack to the Future 3. Launched to help build an unbiased fintech future, the event saw over 600 participants from more than 50 countries, including Antarctica. With many women-led and diverse teams of students, fintech enthusiasts, financial institution developers and fintech founders all joining the movement, the hackathon is a step towards positive change and redefining the future of finance. Continue reading

18Apr/21

WORTH Partnership Project At Fuorisalone: When Collaboration, Innovation And Sustainability Meet And Make Design Competitive

On the occasion of the 2021 edition of Fuorisalone Digital, WORTH Partnership Project presents “CREATIVITY”, a series of videos dealing with the hottest topics of design between circular economy, craftsmanship 4.0 and social inclusion. Each video will introduce to the public some of the 64 winning projects realised thanks to Europe’s largest creative incubator. Continue reading

Scholar-Activist and Award-winning Playwright-Actress to Address Classes of 2020 and 2021 During Spelman College Commencement Activities

A political activist who is known internationally for her ongoing work to combat all forms of oppression in the U.S. and abroad and the first African woman writer to have a play on Broadway, will address graduates during Spelman College’s commencement celebrations for the classes of 2020 and 2021 in separate, in-person ceremonies on May 16, 2021. Continue reading