China advocates for worldwide QR code use to curb COVID

Known for its authoritarian regime, it’s no surprise Chinese President Xi Jinping is advocating a worldwide track and trace system for COVID-19. The global pandemic has caused unprecedented disruption around the world this year since the start of its international spread back in early 2020. Since then, millions have been affected as cases and subsequent… Continue reading China advocates for worldwide QR code use to curb COVID

Instagram trends to watch in 2021

As Instagram’s popularity continues to grow we take a look at the growing trends of the platform and what is set to be 2021’s predominant user features. Instagram first launched in October 2010. Back then, the simple photo sharing website was run by a small team of software engineers experimenting with code in San Francisco,… Continue reading Instagram trends to watch in 2021

Bitcoin price likely to rise more in 2021

Early investors of the cryptocurrency Bitcoin continue to see unprecedented returns on their initial investments this year and, as some experts predict, on into 2021. The price of online currency Bitcoin has exceeded expectations throughout November 2020, with its price rising above $19,000 USD again – the highest it has been since its terminal peak… Continue reading Bitcoin price likely to rise more in 2021

You are no longer allowed to ‘deny or distort’ the Holocaust on Facebook

Facebook announced today that it will ban content that “denies or distorts the Holocaust.” In a blog post titled “Removing Holocaust Denial,” VP of Content Policy Monika Bickert explains the company’s decision to bar such content, though she does not say what constitutes a “distortion” of the Holocaust. After reminding us that Facebook has recently banned… Continue reading You are no longer allowed to ‘deny or distort’ the Holocaust on Facebook

Covid-19 can linger on your mobile phone for 4 weeks, study says

The novel coronavirus can survive on mobile phone screens (as well as stainless steel and banknotes) for as much as 28 days, according to new research from our very own Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO). Previously it was believed that Covid-19 only lived for a few days on surfaces. As the authors of the study… Continue reading Covid-19 can linger on your mobile phone for 4 weeks, study says

Coronavirus lines pockets of Tech elite with extra billions

Since the start of the global pandemic in early January 2020, the effects and consequences of the COVID-19 virus have been widespread and extremely unpredictable. The outbreak is said to have started in a wet market, in Wuhan, the large, modern capital of Central China’s Hubei province. Yet, by late 2020 the virus has spread… Continue reading Coronavirus lines pockets of Tech elite with extra billions

QAnon banned from Facebook across all its platforms

In a bold move, the online tech giant Facebook has banned the controversial conspiracy theorist group QAnon. The ruling comes in one of Facebook’s broadest rules to be put in place yet, and a dramatic escalation in the scale of controls previously in place. The announcement came on August 19th, 2020 via a post on… Continue reading QAnon banned from Facebook across all its platforms

Neo Banks

Online banking on smartphone with businessman showing screen

Pic Creds : FMD Financial Everything You Need to Know About Neobanks It is no secret that throughout centuries, the banking industry evolved. It started when empires needed to find a way to conveniently pay for goods and services. From the idea of keeping assets in temples, banks evolved to what it is today. But… Continue reading Neo Banks

Fintech Start Ups That Made The Cut

7 Fintech Startups That Are Worth Mentioning in 2020  Fintech startups can be considered trendy these days. In 2018 alone, capital funding for such startups in the US reached $13 billion. The following year, this amount increased to $18 billion. Globally, fintech startups were able to generate $34.5 billion in funding. However, before you even start… Continue reading Fintech Start Ups That Made The Cut