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Month: December 2021

Future of Business

The post-pandemic economy is shaping up as the age of innovation. It’s an experimental time in which accepted norms have been discarded and future success depends in large part on the evolution of modern ecosystems, a component that has long been talked about but too rarely put into practice .In the wake of COVID-19, businesses

Epowar app to help runners

The app uses a smartwatch linked to the user’s mobile phone. The watch monitors their heart rate and body motion and if they are in distress, the phone will sound an automatic alarm. A smartwatch app which automatically sounds an alarm and alerts close contacts when it senses the user is in distress is being

475,000 Tesla cars recalled

The latest recall is not the first safety issue to have prompted action from the electric vehicle firm. The electric vehicle firm announced it was recalling 356,309 vehicles because of potential rear-view camera issues affecting 2017-2020 Model 3 Teslas. A further 119,009 Model S vehicles will also be recalled because of potential problems with the

Trump’s Twitter account permanently blocked

Mr Trump was locked out of his account for 12 hours on Wednesday after he called the people who stormed the US Capitol “patriots”. Hundreds of his supporters entered the complex as the US Congress attempted to certify Joe Biden’s victory in the presidential election. US President Donald Trump’s Twitter account is “permanently suspended… due

Change in WhatsApp Privacy

In January, WhatsApp users complained about an update to the company’s terms that many believed would result in data being shared with parent company Facebook, which is now called Meta which made people think that refusing to agree to the new terms and conditions would result in their accounts being blocked. WhatsApp is rewriting its

Covid-19 and Climate Change

Over the past year governments all over the world told businesses to radically step up their strategies for going green and shifting away from fossil fuels. After the two weeks of talking in Glasgow, a draft deal pledging to “phase out” use of the dirtiest fuel, coal, was rejected by the biggest coal users, China

Alexa “the penny challenge”

Amazon has updated its Alexa voice assistant after it “challenged” a 10-year-old girl to touch a coin to the prongs of a half-inserted plug. “Plug in a phone charger about halfway into a wall outlet, then touch a penny to the exposed prongs,” the smart speaker said. The suggestion came after the girl asked Alexa

Didi deepening losses after crackdown

Didi’s announcement early in December that it planned to leave the US stock market came on the same day that the US Securities and Exchange Commission said it had finalised rules that would mean US-listed foreign companies can be delisted if their auditors do not comply with requests for information from regulators. In recent months,

Indian iPhone factory ‘on probation’

Apple has placed an iPhone factory in southern India “on probation” following protests over food poisoning and living conditions. Around 250 women who worked at the Foxconn plant were affected by food poisoning, with more than 150 ending up in hospital . An audit by Apple found that remote dining rooms and dormitories used by

Former TikTok moderator sues the company

A former TikTok moderator is suing the company, claiming it failed to protect her mental health after “constant” exposure to traumatic video content. To protect its users, the video-sharing platform uses thousands of in-house and contract content moderators to filter out videos and accounts that break its rules. Candie Frazier says she reviewed videos that