TikTok Launches New Feature To Filter Possible Seizure Triggers

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  • TikTok announced the launch of a new feature to protect those with photosensitive epilepsy
  • It will give users a chance to skip videos with photosensitive content
  • TikTok aims to become the “most inclusive and accessible online platform”

TikTok is adding a new feature that will allow users to skip videos that may trigger seizures.

The video-sharing, social-networking service already warns creators about content featuring effects that can trigger seizures in people with photosensitive epilepsy, but TikTok is taking it another step further by giving users the chance to completely opt out of seeing such videos.

“With this new feature, viewers who come across a photosensitive video will receive a notification inviting them to ‘Skip All’ future photosensitive videos,” Joshua Goodman, director of product at TikTok, said in a statement.

The feature that’s set to roll out “in the coming weeks” is a part of the company’s

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Wohl Alliance launches $1 million fund for clean food, water and energy

The Wohl Clean Growth alliance, a initiative funded by the Wohl family legacy and managed by the British Council, along with the UK Science and Innovation Network at the British Embassy in Israel, and Israeli Science and Technology Ministry, has launched a new initiative for clear growth in food, water and energy, according to a press release from the initiative Monday. 

The goal of the initiative is to build further UK-Israel ties via clean growth linked to food, water and energy, and enhance relations between academic researchers and experts on policy, industry, education and third sector organizations. 

The Wohl Alliance has also called for the submission of proposals on clear growth in order to receive a grant of up to £20,000, to help support the development of new technology in the field.  

Likewise, the program is also launching with a $1 million donation from the Wohl Legacy, to be used
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Logmore Launches First Logistics Monitor Designed for COVID-19 Vaccine Delivery

HELSINKI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–November 25, 2020–

Supply chain analytics solution provider Logmore has announced the launch of its latest product. Logmore Dry Ice, a high-spec version of Logmore’s original data recorder, has been adapted for cold and sub-zero conditions. The solution is designed for sensitive shipments, such as the COVID-19 vaccine the moment it becomes available.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201125005841/en/

COVID 19 Logistics Monitor by Logmore (Photo: Logmore)

COVID 19 Logistics Monitor by Logmore (Photo: Logmore)

Since its founding in 2017, Logmore has disrupted logistics monitoring with its use of loggers that sync with the cloud using dynamic QR codes, allowing anyone with a smartphone to update secure systems with the latest conditions and locations of shipments.

Logmore Dry Ice redefines monitoring of cold chain shipments from standard fridge temperatures (2-8°C) all the way down to deep freeze levels of -100°C. This makes it ideal for transporting the COVID-19 vaccines, which require deep

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France launches Big Tech digital services tax despite Trump threats

  • France has notified US Big Tech companies, including Facebook and Amazon, that it is levying its new 3% digital services tax for this year.
  • France put collecting the money on hold in January, after the tax sparked a tariff war with President Donald Trump’s administration.
  • The tax is aimed at large tech companies operating in France.
  • The Trump administration in July threatened to place tariffs on handbags and makeup if France followed through with the tax.

France has demanded US tech giants pay its new 3% digital services tax, in a re-escalation of a trade war with the White House that was put on hold in January.

The Financial Times reported Wednesday that tech companies including Facebook and Amazon had been told by French authorities over the past few days that they need to pay the tax for 2020. The FT cited company executives, advisors, and French officials.

A finance

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SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches for record 7th time, Starlink mission

  • A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket delivered 60 Starlink satellites into orbit on Tuesday night, marking the rocket’s seventh successful launch.
  • The launch was also SpaceX’s 16th Starlink mission, its 100th flight of a Falcon 9 rocket, and its 23rd flight in 2020 — the most flights it has ever achieved in one year.
  • SpaceX’s two-stage Falcon 9 rocket took off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida at 9:13 p.m. on Tuesday. The booster then returned to Earth and landed on the “Of Course I Still Love You” drone ship.
  • Elon Musk’s space company now has at least 830 Starlink satellites in orbit. It plans to surround the Earth with up to 42,000 satellites beaming down high-speed internet.
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SpaceX successfully launched one of its Falcon 9 rockets on Tuesday night for a record-breaking seventh time, delivering 60 satellites to orbit for its

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Samsung launches Galaxy A12 entry-level smartphone

Samsung has unveiled two new entry-level smartphones – the Samsung Galaxy A12 and the Samsung Galaxy A02S.

The Galaxy A12 is the more expensive of the two smartphones and offers impressive features for an entry-level handset.

“Featuring a compact design with smooth curves and a comfortable grip, the Galaxy A12 combines Samsung’s best smartphone features in an affordable package,” said Samsung.

The Galaxy A12 is the next iteration of the Galaxy A11 and is headlined by a quad-lens rear camera, which includes a 48MP primary lens.

The other rear lenses include a 5MP ultra-wide lens, a 2MP macro lens, and a 2MP depth lens, while the smartphone also has an 8MP front camera.

The A12 sports a 6.5-inch HD+ Infinity-V display which houses the front camera in a teardrop notch, while a fingerprint sensor is embedded on the side of the device.

In terms of performance, the Galaxy A12 sports

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SpaceX launches 60 more Starlink internet satellites in 100th Falcon 9 launch

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A time exposure captures the fiery trajectory of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket climbing away from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station carrying 60 Starlink internet relay satellites. It was the company’s 23rd launch so far this year, the 100th for the workhorse Falcon 9 since the rocket’s debut in 2010 and a record seventh flight for the booster’s first stage.

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SpaceX fired off a Falcon 9 rocket from Florida on Tuesday night, marking the company’s 100th overall and 23rd so far this year. The rocket boosted off another set of 60 Starlink internet satellites into orbit using a first stage making a record seventh flight.

The latest batch of Starlinks pushed the total number launched to date to 955 as SpaceX continues building out a globe-spanning constellation of internet relay satellites designed to provide broadband services to subscribers anywhere on the planet. Thousands more satellites are

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Sphero spinout Company Six launches throwable, video-streaming wheeled drone for first responders

In May, Sphero, the decade-old Colorado-based company best known for its programmable robots, announced Company Six (CO6), a spinoff focused on commercializing intelligence robots and AI-based apps for military, EMT, and fire personnel and others who work in challenging situations. Mum’s been the word since on what exactly that might entail, but today, CO6 took the wraps off of its ReadySight, a one-pound, throwable robot built for “dangerous and difficult” jobs.

Robots are ripe for first responder scenarios, as novel research and commercial products continue to demonstrate. Machines like those from RedZone can autonomously inspect sewage pipes for corrosion, deformation, and debris in order to prevent leaks that could pose health hazards. And drones like the newly unveiled DJI M300 RTK and Parrot Anafi Thermal have been tapped by companies like AT&T and government agencies for maintenance inspections and assistance in disaster zones. CO6 appears poised to carve out a

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Bitcoin Latinum Launches To be World’s Largest Insured Cryptocurrency with Backing From Titans of Industry

PALO ALTO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–November 24, 2020–

Bitcoin Latinum, the next-generation Bitcoin fork capable of massive transaction volume, digital asset management, cyber security, and capacity is announcing its official pre-sale launch. Bitcoin Latinum will trade under the symbol LTNM with a total supply of 888,888,888 LTNM [verifiable by LTNM].

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201124005585/en/

Bitcoin Latinum (Photo: Business Wire)

Bitcoin Latinum (Photo: Business Wire)

Bitcoin Latinum is now available for pre-sale on bitcoinlatinum.com and will be available on exchanges in 2021.

Bitcoin Latinum is an enhanced Bitcoin fork. The Bitcoin Latinum algorithm and infrastructure break barriers and speed limits that have prevented some virtual currencies from achieving practical, real-time use. Bitcoin Latinum taps into the new wave of crypto DeFi – decentralized finance – for its role in independent digital transactions. According to Nasdaq, the total DeFi related cryptocurrency market recently passed $14 billion, up from $1 billion in February

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Motorola Launches Moto E7 With A 48MP Main Camera For Under $150

Motorola has just announced a new low-cost smartphone under the E-series lineup. The new Moto E7 is a trimmed down variant of the recently launched Moto E7 Plus. It comes with a polycarbonate body and will be available in Aqua Blue, Mineral Gray, and Satin Coral color options. In terms of design, the Moto E7 even looks similar to its elder sibling and sports the same 48MP dual camera setup.

On the front, it sports a waterdrop notch display. The square camera module on the rear features a dual-camera setup and an LED flash. First off, it runs on Android 10 out of the box. Unlike the other affordable Android smartphones, the Moto E7 will offer a clean and ad-free UI.

All-new Moto E7 goes official with Helio G25 SoC & 48MP camera

The 6.5-inch IPS LCD display on this device offers HD+ (1600 x 720 pixels) resolution and a

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