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China continues its tirade against youth gaming & streaming

China continues its tirade against youth gaming & streaming

As part of its two-month campaign to clean up the ‘chaos’ around gaming and livestreaming, China is continuing to place restrictions on young people. It appears the nation with the single largest gaming market, isn’t all that pleased with its accolade. The growing list of internet restrictions within China could honestly do with its own A-Z at this stage. More than 8,000 websites are blocked throughout the country, including TikTok, Twitter...

By London, UK
EU ruling aims to stop market domination from Big Tech giants

EU ruling aims to stop market domination from Big Tech giants

A new EU law dubbed the Digital Markets Act will aim to stem the relentless market domination of Big Tech’s giants. This will, in theory, provide smaller online businesses with a chance to grow. As much as we’d love it to be, the world just isn’t an equal opportunity place, is it? Ah well, at least our phones are always there to provide a bit of escapism, complete with all...

By London, UK
Seed-firing drones are now reversing deforestation

Seed-firing drones are now reversing deforestation

An Australian start up is using artificial intelligence, specially designed seed pods, and autonomous drones to reverse forest loss at record speed. Deforestation - whether human driven or natural - seriously disturbs wildlife, ecosystems, weather patterns, and contributes to our changing climate. At least 85 percent of global deforestation has taken place to make room for agriculture, with the biggest culprits being cattle ranches, soybean plantations, and palm oil farms. Scientists...

By London, UK
‘Power-Blox’ could provide clean energy to rural areas by 2030

‘Power-Blox’ could provide clean energy to rural areas by 2030

They may look like giant LEGO bricks, but these ‘Power-Blox’ energy cubes provide portable electricity via solar panels. It’s hoped that they’ll be used to provide power to the world’s poorest regions. What if your regular LEGO brick could do more than just serve as a potential safety hazard for your feet? That’s the thinking behind ‘Power-Blox’, the energy cube that stores electricity via the power of the sun. Co-founder...

By London, UK