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Gadget of the week

A New Minimalist Phone Design to Combat Smartphone Addiction By Rain Noe from Core77 Mudita’s Pure phone is the latest entry in this occasionally-trending category Product design irony: All smartphones look like simple glass rectangles, yet contain lots of on-screen complexity. “Dumb phones,” on the other hand, are much more complicated on the outside, festooned […]

Sen. Graham: Likes Pelosi,’ but ‘She’s Orchestrated The Church Of Holy Hell’

By Cathy Burke From Newsmax Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., said Sunday he likes House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, lauding her as “a very religious person”— but blasted her leadership in the House Democrats’ impeachment drive. In an interview on “Fox News Sunday,” Graham, a staunch ally of President Donald Trump, said the “sooner this is over, the better […]

The crypto rich find security in Anchorage

By josh Constine From TechCrunch Not the city, the $57 million-funded cryptocurrency custodian startup. When someone wants to keep safe tens or hundreds of millions of dollars in Bitcoin, Ethereum or other coins, they put them in Anchorage’s  vault. And now they can trade straight from custody so they never have to worry about getting robbed mid-transaction. […]

BTS launches global art project, and you can watch the first part online

BY SHANNON CONNELLAN From Mashable BTS has taken over most of the planet by now, but they’re yet to take over one part: the art world. But that’s about to change, as the K-pop superstars have launched a new global art project called Connect, BTS – a series of large-scale art projects in five cities, on four continents, with […]

Bitcoin whale moves $1.1 billion in bitcoins for an $80 fee

BY STAN SCHROEDER From Mashable Bitcoin hasn’t (yet) fulfilled its original promise of being widely-used electronic cash, but it still offers some features that would be hard to achieve within the traditional banking system. Namely, moving $1.1 billion from one address to another, in a single transaction that took minutes and cost just $80.  The details […]

UFC: Conor McGregor beats Donald Cerrone in 40 seconds at UFC 246 in Las Vegas

By Simon Head From BBC Conor McGregor returned to the octagon in style at UFC 246 as he beat American fan favourite Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone in just 40 seconds in Las Vegas. Irishman McGregor, 31, came out on top after one of the most spectacular performances of his career. Two of UFC’s most popular fighters […]

STAY IN THE LOOP – Week ending 10 January, 2020

From CARICOM Secretariat STAY IN THE LOOP In this episode, Communications Officers at the CARICOM Secretariat, Ms Tusankine English-Francis, presents a weekly news roundup of the latest from the Caribbean Community.You can also follow our Social Media Platforms and be sure to click the subscribe button below to stay in the loop.           Highlights:0:01:00 SITUATION IN HAITI: CARICOM Chairman reiterates concern, […]

Palm oil giant under scrutiny

From Freedom United Palm oil company, FGV Holdings, once again fails to meet labor standards By Thomson Reuters Foundation The world’s largest palm oil producer, FGV Holdings, has had the sustainability certification process for some of its plantations suspended by the palm oil industry watchdog, the Roundtable of Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), Thomson Reuters Foundation […]

Netflix pushes back against report it moved money into ‘tax havens’

By Evie Fordham From FOXBusiness Netflix respects tax rules across the globe, a company spokeswoman said Netflix is pushing back against a United Kingdom think tank’s recent report that the company is likely “moving money from its international markets into tax havens.” “Corporate taxation is an important and much-debated issue,” a company spokeswoman told Deadline. “Ultimately, it’s for governments […]