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Central Bank of India to launch of its own digital currency

India has become the latest country to consider issuing a central bank digital currency (CBDC), the country's reserve bank deputy chief announced on Thursday. Photo by Sohel Patel on Pexels.com T. Rabi Shankar, the deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India, said the bank was considering a phased introduction of its own CBDC and is examining … Continue reading Central Bank of India to launch of its own digital currency

Pope Francis: Forgiveness is vital to our emotional health and spiritual survival

Pope Francis presented this speech about the family, describing families as a place of forgiveness.. FAMILY, PLACE OF FORGIVENESS … ©️ There is no perfect family.©️ We do not have perfect parents, Photo by RODNAE Productions on Pexels.com you are not perfect yourself. We do not marry a perfect person or we do not have … Continue reading Pope Francis: Forgiveness is vital to our emotional health and spiritual survival

Saudi Arabia opens borders to vaccinated tourists

The Covid-19 pandemic has killed more than 4.19 million people worldwide since the end of December 2019, according to a report established by Agence France-Presse on Thursday, July 29. The United States is the country with the most deaths (over 612,000), ahead of Brazil (554,000) and India (422,000). Photo by Brett Jordan on Pexels.com In … Continue reading Saudi Arabia opens borders to vaccinated tourists

EU anti-money laundering measures include making crypto wallets traceable

Cryptocurrency exchanges could be forced to collect the details of people sending and receiving crypto under new rules proposed by the European Commission. Photo by Olya Kobruseva on Pexels.com The EU's executive branch announced the potential change on Tuesday as part of a package of reforms aimed at tackling financial crime within the bloc. "The aim … Continue reading EU anti-money laundering measures include making crypto wallets traceable

China shows support for Taliban

The photo stands out: three Chinese diplomats in dark suits are surrounded by nine Taliban leaders, in shalwar kameez (long tunic), turbans and brush beards. Not a smile. Communist China, deeply anti-religious and engaged in a fierce repression of Muslim minorities in Xinjiang, a region bordering Afghanistan, where beards and other religious symbols are enough … Continue reading China shows support for Taliban

Facebook transitioning to a ‘metaverse’ company – Zuckerberg

The term designates a cyberspace parallel to physical reality where a community of people can interact in the form of avatars. The concept was coined by author Neal Stephenson in the 1992 science fiction novel "Snow Crash". It refers to the merging of physical, augmented, and virtual reality in a shared online space. Some video … Continue reading Facebook transitioning to a ‘metaverse’ company – Zuckerberg

Chicago to hold Lollapalooza music fest despite surge in COVID-19 infections

With Covid-19 cases rising and authorities struggling to convince holdouts to get vaccinated, Chicago on Thursday opened its Lollapalooza music festival to the delight of fans -- and criticisms over potential new spread of the virus. The return to live music comes as infection numbers swell especially due to the prevalence of the Delta variant, … Continue reading Chicago to hold Lollapalooza music fest despite surge in COVID-19 infections

Simone Biles stirs debate on global mental health issues

First it was Naomi Osaka, now weeks later a tearful Simone Biles. Two of the biggest names in sport have publicly revealed that they are struggling with their mental health—and they could be the catalyst for wider change. Simone Biles The superstar American gymnast Biles on Tuesday stunned the Tokyo Olympics when she pulled out of the women’s team final, … Continue reading Simone Biles stirs debate on global mental health issues

Zuckerberg hails ‘metaverse’ as the ‘next big thing’ in technology

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg has hailed the so-called "metaverse", describing it as the "next generation of the internet and next chapter" for the company, he told investors in a conference call on Wednesday. The metaverse, short for "meta-universe", is a digital world where the real and virtual merge into a vision of science fiction and allows … Continue reading Zuckerberg hails ‘metaverse’ as the ‘next big thing’ in technology