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All new cell phones in India will feature a panic button to keep women safe

Starting next year, every single new mobile phone in India must feature a panic button, along with GPS, to help keep women safe. This decision was made in response to the rampant sexual assault and other abuses Indian women face in the country, which has gained worldwide attention in recent years. 37 more words

IFTTT

How Big Data Creates False Confidence, A New Map for Business in Africa, How Giving Up Refined Sugar Changed My Brain + more

How big data creates false confidence.  That’s a doozy of a headline, especially with all the press about how magical and glorious and wonderful big data is.  716 more words

Culture

Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad

I+D+i

Secretaría de Estado de Investigación, Desarrollo e Innovación:

http://www.mineco.gob.es/portal/site/mineco/idi

La Secretaría de Estado de Investigación, Desarrollo e Innovación es responsable de las políticas de investigación científica y técnica, desarrollo e innovación, incluyendo la dirección de las relaciones internacionales en esta materia y la representación española en programas, foros y organizaciones internacionales y de la Unión Europea de su competencia. 177 more words

Innovation

Lean Chairs New Innovation In The Range Of Office Chairs


After the innovation of standing desks and different types of ergonomic and comfortable office furniture, here come the lean chairs for offices. The lean chair is the innovative chair manufactured by experts to let people lean their body at rest while working. 139 more words

Fashion's Icon Origin

The year is 537 BC (Before Celtic). Frolicking in a thick thistle field, Angus McDougall shrieks with such gusto that his cry is heard in a neighbouring valley by his good friend Lachie Tartain. 482 more words

Research and Development in Financial Advice

The Financial Conduct Authority has published the results of its survey of firms providing financial advice. The results make for depressing reading.

Of the sample, 72% of firms said that customers’ preference for personal interaction with an adviser was a ‘very important’ or ‘important’ barrier to providing automated or technology-supported advice…

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