Indonesia blocks Yahoo, Paypal, and gaming websites over new licensing rules

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Global Voices

A protest against the Ministerial Regulation 5 in Indonesia. Photo from the Twitter post of Alliance of Independent Journalists and Remotivi Indonesia’s Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (Kominfo) blocked at least eight websites including Yahoo, PayPal, and gaming platform Steam for failing to register with the government. The mandatory registration of private electronic systems operators (ESOs) is stipulated in the Ministerial Regulation 5 (MR5) issued in December 2020. Its amended version, Ministerial Regulation 10 (MR10), was released in May 2021. Both MR5 and MR10 have b… Read More “Indonesia blocks Yahoo, Paypal, and gaming websites over new licensing rules”

Look: NFL Reacts To Viral Laura Rutledge Video

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The Spun

By Andrew Holleran Laura Rutledge and the ESPN NFL Live crew got in on a viral trend this week. The tortilla slap challenge. Yes, you read that correctly. “NFL Live takes on the Tortilla Challenge. It’s the sound of the smacks for me,” Rutledge wrote. Who came away looking the best? “Hard not to laugh at this!” one fan wrote. “First day of school activities!!!!” another fan joked. The 2022 NFL regular season can’t get here soon enough. Read More “Look: NFL Reacts To Viral Laura Rutledge Video”

Taylor Swift Annihilates Kylie Jenner In ‘Climate Criminal’ Private Jet Usage Stakes

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OK Magazine

As the climate crisis continues, celebrities have come under fire for their excessive use of private jets. Kylie Jenner sparked controversy after reportedly using her plane for easily drivable distances, taking flights as short as 17 minutes. However, the Keeping Up with the Kardashians alum isn’t even close to being the celebrity that uses her private jet the most. Taylor Swift allegedly took 170 separate flights between Saturday, January 1, and Tuesday, July 19. INSTACART EMPLOYEE CLAIMS HE ‘HEARD A BABY SCREAM’ WHEN HE DELIVERED TO KYLIE JENNER’S HOUSE, REALITY STAR HITS BACK The singer’s t… Read More “Taylor Swift Annihilates Kylie Jenner In ‘Climate Criminal’ Private Jet Usage Stakes”

VM-Fi’s Ground-breaking Real-Time Translation Technology To Make Global Debut at TTA Pavilion

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Taiwanese software developer VM-Fi will debut its groundbreaking real-time translating solution – Smart 5G Blazing Fast AI Speech Translation System – on the global stage at CES 2022 from Jan 5-8, 2022. VM-Fi provides turnkey 5G real-time artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled simultaneous interpretation with wireless broadcasting to up to hundreds of personal smart devices. VM-Fi will be showcasing its technology at CES 2022. The VM-Fi Smart 5G Blazing Fast AI Speech Translation System, which has been proven and used successfully in multiple MICE (meetings, incentives, conferencing, exhibitions… Read More “VM-Fi’s Ground-breaking Real-Time Translation Technology To Make Global Debut at TTA Pavilion”

PreciousX set to launch e-hailing app to deepen expansion

In a bid to expand its offerings, PreciousX Galactic is set to launch an e-hailing app and advance Artificial Intelligence personal assistance service to deepen its expansion in the country. This was made known by Precious Future Jonah, the company’s chief executive officer, and founder when unveiling its future pans recently in Lagos. With this […] read more PreciousX set to launch e-hailing app to deepen expansion Read More “PreciousX set to launch e-hailing app to deepen expansion”

Better, faster, stronger: how OPPO engineered the perfect 5G signal solution in Find X5 Pro

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Millions of us are enjoying the incredible benefits that 5G speeds offer, from streaming movies and video calls, to gaming on the go. By 2025, 5G networks are also expected to serve one-third of the World’s population. The networks themselves are, however, only part of the story. If you want to squeeze out every drop of potential from the 5G experience, you’ll need a smartphone that’s up to the challenge. All too often handsets provide a poor user experience thanks to low signal and interference providing lower speeds, hindering 5G’s true potential. As part of its never-ending strive for perfe… Read More “Better, faster, stronger: how OPPO engineered the perfect 5G signal solution in Find X5 Pro”

US Air Force grounds F-35 fleet over ejection seat worries

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By Trend The US Air Force has grounded its fleet of F-35 jetstemporarily, citing a potentially faulty component in the ejectionseat that could endanger pilots in an emergency, a problem alsogrounding other types of military planes that are used in training,Trend reports citing Al Arabiya. The issue involves the explosive cartridges used inside ejectionseats to help propel the seat from the plane during an emergency,Alexi Worley, spokeswoman for the Air Force’s Air Combat Command,said in a statement Friday. The affected aircraft have ejection seats made by Martin-BakerAircraft Company Ltd., Wor… Read More “US Air Force grounds F-35 fleet over ejection seat worries”

Snapchat’s $100k grant for independent artists

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Snapchat has announced a $100,000 grant to support independent music artists. The Sounds Creator Fund is available to artists using Distrokid on the video-sharing platform. Each song has a chance of claiming anywhere up to $5,000 with a limit of 20 songs, Variety reports. However, the artist’s engagement will be checked before its approved. Snapchat told the outlet: “Snap wants to help emerging, independent artists produce quality content and build their brands by recognising Sounds creators who are driving trends and defining cultural moments – not just based on their follower numbers.” Earli… Read More “Snapchat’s $100k grant for independent artists”

Analysis-Amid wild swings, some Hungarians are losing faith in forint

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Reuters UK

By Gergely Szakacs BUDAPEST (Reuters) – The Hungarian forint’s slide following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is leading some Hungarians to embrace the euro instead of the local currency, which has lost more than half of its value since Prime Minister Viktor Orban took power in 2010. Like fellow European Union members Poland, Czech Republic or Romania, Hungary is nowhere near adopting the single currency, with Orban’s government ruling out in the foreseeable future a move it says would amount to a loss of economic policy sovereignty. But the forint, which has been under pressure from Hungary’s t… Read More “Analysis-Amid wild swings, some Hungarians are losing faith in forint”

Triple H To Become Head Of WWE Creative Following Vince McMahon Resignation

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A legendary wrestler is making his return to the WWE in a different role. Paul Levesque, also known as Triple H will be the new head of the WWE creative following Vince McMahon‘s retirement from the chief position. WWE released an official statement naming Levesque to the role: “WWE executive Paul Levesque will assume all responsibilities related to WWE’s creative, in addition to his regular duties.” Stephanie McMahon, Vince’s daughter, and Nick Khan were named co-Chief Executive Officers. McMahon was also appointed as Chairwoman of the Board. McMahon’s sudden retirement came amid numerous inv… Read More “Triple H To Become Head Of WWE Creative Following Vince McMahon Resignation”