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Inheritance: An important issue not many Crypto HODLers are giving much attention to

There’s now a popular observation in the Crypto space that several Crypto HODLers and traders aren’t paying attention to inheritance and death, partly because they’re mostly young. It’s but a few that have mapped out an inheritance plan to ensure...

As Solana plans to have its blockchain phone, here’s what happened to the pioneers

Solana (SOL) is planning to have its blockchain phone. It aims to have a new crypto-native phone to be developed by the smartphone maker Osom. Solana Labs, the company behind the Solana blockchain, discloses it’ll launch an android smartphone for...

Is Globalization Over? And Has the Global Culture War Started?

It’s no news that the process of globalization has slowed. In some cases, it has kicked into reverse. In fact, the world isn’t converging. It’s somewhat diverging.  Immigration flows have reduced, and as reported by the Economist, the global trade...

Opinion: Yes, Crypto is crashing again, but Blockchain will survive

The US Federal Reserve’s actions and recession fears have brought pressure on financial markets as Crypto has become one of the most challenged assets since the turn of the year. Just last week, Bitcoin fell from $23,000 to $22,000 and...

Amazon Prime Air: Drone delivery preps for takeoff in California

The goal of every invention is to make life easier, and Amazon’s drone delivery service will do just that. The multinational technology company announced on Monday that it would begin using Amazon Prime Air to make customer deliveries. Amazon Prime Air is a...

innovation

Here’s how edited tweets may look when embedded elsewhere

Though Twitter hasn’t officially launched its anticipated edit tweet feature, it has generated a lot of questions on how it’ll look when embedded on other sites.  Some of the questions include, will it dynamically change if edited on Twitter, or...

How Smart Textiles sense their user’s movement

With a novel fabrication procedure, MIT researchers have designed smart textiles, which conform to the body so they could sense the wearer’s motions and posture.  The researchers used the process of thermoforming. By adding a unique kind of plastic yarn...

finance

The US Stocks fall after Walmart’s profit warning, as it drags down other retail names.

On Tuesday, the US stocks fell after Walmart cut its earnings forecast. This sends other retail shares lower while causing concern that consumer spending may not be sufficient enough to put the US out of recession. Walmart agrees it has...

PepsiCo increases revenue forecast as it implements price hikes and smaller sizes to fight rising costs.

On Tuesday, PepsiCo increased its year revenue outlook as inflation raised prices while users paid more for its Gatorade drinks and Doritos chips. With the anticipation of rising higher costs in the second half of the year, the company plans...

intellectual-property

Google will remove news previews from search results in France, to avoid paying publishers

Google has opted to no longer display excerpts of news articles from European publishers in its search results in France, in order to avoid paying the publishers, as required by new EU copyright rules, according to Politico.  Article 15 of the...

#FRENCHTECHFRIDAY: Why France’s startups can no longer “Pitch”

A strange battle is taking place in France right now. A cake maker is threatening startups of legal action for using the word “pitch”. This could seem like a comical slip-up if it weren’t, in fact, tragic for France’s image...