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Wizards of the Coast Balances High-Level Play in Final 5th Edition Dungeons & Dragons Campaign

May 15, 2024 08:27 am UTC| Fintech

Wizards of the Coast has unveiled the intricacies behind balancing high-level gameplay in Vecna: Eve of Ruin, the concluding campaign for the 5th edition of Dungeons Dragons. Starting at level 10 and progressing to level...

Robinhood Launches Credit Card for Gold Customers

Mar 27, 2024 07:04 am UTC| Business Fintech

Robinhood Markets introduced a new credit card on Tuesday to bolster its position in the personal finance realm and enhance premium tier subscriptions. The credit card, exclusively tailored for Robinhood Gold customers,...

Visa Expands Digital Wallet Capabilities with Visa Commercial Pay

Feb 13, 2024 08:10 am UTC| Business Fintech

Visa, a global leader in digital payments, has announced the extension of digital wallet capabilities within Visa Commercial Pay. This suite of B2B payment solutions, developed in partnership with Conferma Pay, aims to...

Paytm Shares Plummet as Regulatory Crackdown Takes Toll

Feb 05, 2024 06:28 am UTC| Business Fintech

Shares of Indian digital payments firm Paytm slumped 10% to a near-record low on Monday, triggered by a regulatory crackdown on its banking unit. The new low extended a route from last week. Regulatory Crackdown...

Indian Banks Disburse Employee Benefits Through Digital Rupee, Boosting RBI's Target Transactions

Jan 05, 2024 08:58 am UTC| Business Fintech

Indian banks have made strides in adopting digital currency by disbursing employee benefits through the digital rupee. These efforts have helped the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) achieve its target of one million daily...

Elon Musk's X to Launch In-App Payment Services on Social Media Platform in Mid-2024

Dec 22, 2023 10:12 am UTC| Business Fintech

Elon Musks highly anticipated everything app, X, is expected to introduce in-app payment services on its social media platform around mid-2024. Users have eagerly awaited the integration of these payment services, although...

Alchemy Pay Forms Strategic Partnership with Worldpay to Expand Cryptocurrency Payment Channels

Dec 20, 2023 10:14 am UTC| Business Fintech

Alchemy Pay, the pioneering fiat-crypto payment gateway, has joined Worldpay to amplify payment channels and elevate payment capabilities. This collaboration allows Alchemy Pay to access Worldpays Visa and Mastercard...

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Economy

Space arms race may be underway

As conflict rages on Earth, an arms race may be underway in outer space. On May 30, a US diplomat warned that Russia had launched a weapon into orbit, something Russias deputy foreign minister, Sergey Ryabkov, branded as...

Mauritius’ next growth phase: a new plan is needed as the tax haven era fades

Mauritians will head to the polls by November 2024 and politicians are considering the economic direction of the island country. For the last two decades, the countrys economic growth has depended heavily on its...

Canadians are feeling increasingly powerless amid economic struggles and rising inequality

If you feel like youre being pushed around in life, youre not alone. Our recent research has found that Canadians are increasingly feeling a sense of powerlessness in their lives. This sentiment has been steadily...

Myth: How the US manipulates global markets for economic supremacy

US president, Joe Biden, raised tariffs on Chinese-made goods sharply in May, claiming that the Chinese government has cheated by pouring money into Chinese companies … hurting competitors who play by the rules. The...

The world no longer needs fossil fuels – and the UK could lead the way in making them taboo

North Sea oil and gas has become a battleground issue in the UK general election. The Labour partys manifesto promises an end to issuing new licenses for finding oil and gas. The Conservative party meanwhile proposes a...

Politics

Three ways politicians always promise to raise money without increasing taxes – and why they rarely deliver

After weeks of controversy over Labour and Conservative costings in which each side accused the other of dishonesty the manifestos show that both parties had wildly exaggerated their rivals plans. But there has been...

Election 2024: migrants aren’t to blame for Britain’s housing crisis

Migration has become the most toxic issue in British politics, driving intensely emotional debates that are often based on prejudice and misunderstanding. Similarly emotional is housing a finite resource in high demand at...

How Vladimir Putin projects his image as a modern-day Peter the Great

Russian energy giant Gazprom is reported to have been hit particularly hard by sanctions imposed as a result of the war with Ukraine. An internal report obtained and published by the Financial Times has forecast that the...

Another election, another round of Nigel Farage hype, with no lessons learned

Nigel Farage, a man who has never been elected to the House of Commons despite years of trying, has again been allowed to set the agenda in the UK. Ten years after Ukip won the European parliament elections, throwing...

Trump's 'Huge Fan' Status of Tesla Cybertruck Fuels Growing Alliance with Elon Musk

Elon Musk, during Teslas shareholder meeting, disclosed his growing alliance with Donald Trump, emphasizing Trumps admiration for the Cybertruck. CEO Elon Musk spoke about his relationship with former President Trump...

Science

Nations realise they need to take risks or lose the race to the Moon

The Nasa-led Artemis-3 mission will place the first human boots on the surface of the Moon since Apollo 17s Gene Cernan and Harrison Schmitt left the lunar surface in December 1972. The goal of the Artemis programme is...

Eye exercises to improve sight – is there any science behind them? An ophthalmologist explains why you shouldn’t buy the hype

You may have seen advertisements claiming to eliminate the need for eyeglasses through vision therapy or vision training basically, eye exercises. These exercises include putting pressure on or palming the eye; eye...

The universe’s biggest explosions made some of the elements we are composed of. But there’s another mystery source out there

After its birth in the Big Bang, the universe consisted mainly of hydrogen and a few helium atoms. These are the lightest elements in the periodic table. More-or-less all elements heavier than helium were produced in the...

Engineering cells to broadcast their behavior can help scientists study their inner workings

Waves are ubiquitous in nature and technology. Whether its the rise and fall of ocean tides or the swinging of a clocks pendulum, the predictable rhythms of waves create a signal that is easy to track and distinguish from...

If an asteroid hit Earth and all the humans died, would the dinosaurs come back?

Many, many years ago dinosaurs roamed the Earth. Six-year-old Aga knows that a meteorite wiped them out… but could another meteorite bring them back? You can read a print version of this story...

Technology

CEO Says Ford is ‘Getting Close’ to Level 3 Autonomous Driving with ‘Hands and Eyes Off’

Ford CEO Jim Farley announced the companys progress towards achieving Level 3 autonomous driving, allowing for hands-free and eyes-off-the-road operation, during a recent interview with Bloomberg TV. Ford CEO Jim Farley...

Final Cut Camera for iPhone Released on App Store with Pro Features

Apple has released the Final Cut Camera for iPhone on the App Store, providing creators with powerful video production tools and seamless integration with Final Cut Pro Final Cut Camera App Launches on App Store,...

Crypto Exclusion: Elon Musk's X Payments Plan Leaves Dogecoin on the Sidelines

Elon Musks new X Payments platform will not support Dogecoin or any other cryptocurrency, recent regulatory documents reveal. Dogecoin Integration Left Out of X Payments For a long time, crypto fans have wondered if...

First Solana ETF Filed by 3iQ in North America, Incorporating SOL Staking

3iQ has filed for the first Solana ETF in North America with the Toronto Stock Exchange, aiming to include staking features for SOL holders, potentially marking a significant milestone for digital asset investments in the...
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