23Jun/22

Tingo President Dr. Chris Cleverly Speaks at Bloomberg’s 2022 Qatar Economic Forum About Tackling Food Insecurity by Realising Africa’s Potential

On a panel titled Food Security in Peril, Tingo’s President Dr. Chris Cleverly emphasised that by making the farmer the hero of the agribusiness story, global food insecurity could become an issue of the past. Continue reading

23Jun/22

How monkeypox epidemic is likely to play out – in four graphs

Adam Kleczkowski, University of Strathclyde

The first case of monkeypox in a human was reported in 1970 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Since then, there have been many monkeypox outbreaks, but they have been self-limiting, with chains of human transmission ending without establishing epidemics. The current outbreak, however, is different. There is more human-to-human transmission, and it is over a much broader geographical area.

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23Jun/22

Celibacy: its surprising evolutionary advantages – new research

Ruth Mace, UCL and Alberto Micheletti, UCL

Why would someone join an institution that removed the option of family life and required them to be celibate? Reproduction, after all, is at the very heart of the evolution that shaped us. Yet many religious institutions around the world require exactly this. The practice has led anthropologists to wonder how celibacy could have evolved in the first place.

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23Jun/22

Decentralized Innovation Company Capsule Social Introduces Web3 Journalism with the Launch of Blogchain

Capsule Social, the company pioneering tools for a decentralized future, today announces the launch of its first product, Blogchain, a first-of-its-kind web3 publishing platform designed to innovate journalism and social media via blockchain. Built atop decentralized web3 technologies, IPFS (for server-less data) and the NEAR Protocol (a scalable layer-1 chain for identity, digital asset management and tokenized community governance) content creators can take ownership of their work and assume ownership over their content for the first time. Continue reading

23Jun/22

Splitit and Everyware® team up to bring installments to Pay By Text

Splitit (ASX: SPT) (OTCQX: SPTTY) and Everyware, a leading contactless payments and customer engagement solutions company, have agreed to a partnership to bring Splitit’s Installments-as-a-Service platform to Everyware’s Pay By Text platform eliminating consumer friction for mobile installments. Continue reading

23Jun/22

New films from Love Has No Labels Inspire Acts of Love that Address Bias, Hate and Discrimination

Premiering today at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, the Ad Council and R/GA launched a series of powerful new films from the iconic Love Has No Labels campaign using real stories to showcase how acts of love can drive inclusion, equity and justice. Building on the campaign’s longstanding effort to address bias, hate, and discrimination, the “Love Lives On” films show how individuals acted with love following instances of hate and injustice, including the murder of George Floyd, alarming rise in violence and harassment toward the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community and the deadly 2016 shooting at Orlando’s Pulse Nightclub. Continue reading

23Jun/22

Crowell & Moring Launches Crypto Digest to Help Businesses Adapt to Shifting Market


Crowell & Moring has launched Crypto Digest, a new blog focused on educating readers on the legal issues and the financial and operational risks relating to investing in and trading digital assets. The Crypto Digest provides investors with important guidance on the digital asset eco-system as they face increased regulatory oversight from the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commodities and Futures Trading Commission. Continue reading

11Feb/22

Connectivity Unleashed: MWC22 Barcelona Reveals Event Highlights

Today at a press conference in Barcelona, the GSMA revealed event highlights for MWC22 Barcelona. The show theme, Connectivity Unleashed, explores 5G Connect sponsored by Salesforce, Advancing AI, Internet of Everything, CloudNet sponsored by Kyndryl, FinTech, and the Tech Horizon. Continue reading

10Feb/22

WIN A VIP TRIP TO SEE ELTON JOHN’S FINAL U.S SHOW AT DODGER STADIUM

Today, Elton John AIDS Foundation and Prizeo announced they will be offering fans the


chance to win the trip of a lifetime to attend global superstar Elton John’s final U.S. performance at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. The giveaway will support Elton John AIDS Foundation—one of the leading independent AIDS organizations in the world—working to end the epidemic by 2030. Continue reading

08Feb/22

3 FILS RESTAURANT TAKES NO.1 SPOT AS FIRST-EVER LIST OF MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA’S 50 BEST RESTAURANTS IS REVEALED FOR 2022

The culinary stars of the restaurant world converged in the UAE capital of Abu Dhabi this evening, 7th February 2022, for the debut of the Middle East & North Africa’s 50 Best Restaurants awards, sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna. Restaurants from across 11 countries within Middle East and North Africa were announced as the top 50 places to eat in the region at an event held in Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers. Hosted in partnership with Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, the event culminated in the announcement of the region’s first ever No.1 restaurant, 3 Fils, whose team took to the stage to receive the award. Continue reading