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1. Cyprus revokes asylum apps of Syrians travelling via occupied areas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-revokes-asylum-apps-of-syrians-travelling-via-occupied-areas

Following a meeting of the National Security Council at the Presidential Palace, Interior Minister Konstantinos Ioannou announced the immediate revocation...

2. Guests rejoice as Airbnb puts an end to spy cameras

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/guests-rejoice-as-airbnb-puts-an-end-to-spy-cameras

In a significant move applauded by privacy advocates, Airbnb has announced plans to prohibit the use of surveillance cameras in its rentals, effective April 30th. ...

3. Tech execs return $3,500 Apple Vision Pro because of comfort complaints

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tech-execs-return-$3-500-apple-vision-pro-because-of-comfort-complaints

Some early adopters of Apple's much-anticipated Vision Pro mixed reality goggles are already parting ways with the $3,500 device, citing discomfort, usability issues, and even motion sickness....

4. The rise of the romantic AI companion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-rise-of-the-romantic-ai-companions

In a quest for connection, 39-year-old Derek Carrier turned to artificial intelligence to find a romantic partner. Living with Marfan syndrome, a genetic disorder making traditional dating challenging,...

5. Spanish banks wary of Cypriot student accounts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spanish-banks-wary-of-cypriot-student-accounts

The impact of Cyprus being deemed a high-risk destination continues to reverberate even in European Union countries, with remnants of its troubled past lingering....

6. Cyprus to roll out 10-second euro transfers across banks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-roll-out-10-second-euro-transfers-across-banks

Over the next 18 months, Cyprus is poised to revolutionize money transfers, promising seamless transactions within 10 seconds from bank to bank....

7. Macan sets new standards: the first all-electric SUV from Porsche

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/macan-sets-new-standards-the-first-all-electric-suv-from-porsche

8. Finyard launches in Cyprus, providing innovative software solutions for the FinTech space

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/finyard-launches-in-cyprus-providing-innovative-software-solutions-for-the-fintech-space

Finyard, an innovative software solutions provider, that helps global brands within the FinTech space offer their clients cutting-edge applications, has opened its doors in Cyprus....

9. Parents to protect kids from Hamas hostage videos on social media

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parents-to-protect-kids-from-hamas-hostage-videos-on-social-media

Schools in Israel, the UK and the US are advising parents to delete their children’s social media apps over concerns that Hamas militants will broadcast or disseminate disturbing videos of hostages who have been seized in recent days....

10. Do consumers embrace e-kalathi shopping?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/do-consumers-embrace-e-kalathi-shopping

The Consumer Protection Department, in partnership with research firm IMR, recently conducted a telephone survey aimed at gauging general consumer sentiments and assessing awareness of the e-kalathi initiative....

11. CBC Governor Herodotou reveals breakthrough in digital finance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cbc-governor-herodotou-reveals-breakthrough-in-digital-finance

The Central Bank of Cyprus has completed the tender for a new digital platform for customer compliance, said CBC Governor Constantinos Herodotou, speaking at an event organized by the Association of Cyprus Electronic Money and Payment Institutions, on Thursday afternoon....

12. Over 2,000 users raise alarm over iPhone 15 Pro heat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-2-000-users-raise-alarm-over-iphone-15-pro-heat

Numerous Apple customers have voiced concerns about the recently launched iPhone 15, citing issues of overheating just days after its release....

13. Dive into eBooks on 2023 International Digital Book Reading Day!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dive-into-ebooks-on-2023-international-digital-book-reading-day

OverDrive, the largest e-book distributor in the U.S., established International Digital Book Reading Day in 2014, and it has been celebrated annually on September 18 ever since....

14. European law puts online platforms at risk of fines and sanctions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-law-puts-online-platforms-at-risk-of-fines-and-sanctions

Major online platforms risk fines and sanctions if they violate the new European law on digital services that came into force end of August and which, inter alia, makes online platforms legally responsible for the content posted on them....

15. Tesla Model X resurrects in Ukraine after totaling in the U.S.

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tesla-model-x-resurrects-in-ukraine-after-totaling-in-the-u-s

A Tesla Model X totaled in the U.S. late last year suddenly came back online and started sending notifications to the phone of its former owner, CNBC Executive Editor Jay Yarow, months later....

16. Amsterdam crowned ultimate tourist hotspot in Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/amsterdam-crowned-ultimate-tourist-hotspot-in-europe

Amsterdam has been announced as Europe’s best capital city destination to visit as a tourist in 2023, leaving behind popular destinations like Rome, Paris, and London....

17. New rule in NYC: Fines imposed for takeout extras

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-rule-in-nyc-fines-imposed-for-takeout-extras

In an effort to reduce plastic use, New York will start fining restaurants and third-party delivery services that provide disposable utensils, soy sauce packets, and similar items without the customer requesting them....

18. EU demands Google breakup over antitrust concerns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-demands-google-breakup-over-antitrust-concerns

European Union regulators hit Google with fresh antitrust charges Wednesday, saying the only way to satisfy competition concerns about its lucrative digital ad business is by selling off parts of the tech giant’s main moneymaker....

19. 17% of Cypriots admit to purchasing fake goods

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/17-of-cypriots-admit-to-purchasing-fake-goods

According to a report from the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), Cypriots have admitted to accessing content illegally, particularly for watching sports. ...

20. This man has an 86% accuracy rate in predicting the future

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/this-man-has-an-86-accuracy-rate-in-predicting-the-future

Ray Kurzweil, an inventor and futurist, releases his first book. "The Age of Intelligent Machines" discusses artificial intelligence and foresees the rise of the Internet in popularity. Impressive considering there were only 2.6 million internet users worldwide at the time....

21. US donates lunar rock to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-donates-lunar-rock-to-cyprus

Today the United States donated a lunar sample, mounted on a commemorative plaque, to the people of Cyprus. The sample was collected in December 1972 during the Apollo 17 mission to the Moon....

22. TikTok to be outlawed on US government-owned devices

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tiktok-to-be-outlawed-on-us-government-owned-devices

The US Senate late on Wednesday passed by voice vote a bill to bar federal employees from using the Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok on government-owned devices....

23. ICT specialists crucial as 80% of companies still allow remote work

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ict-specialists-crucial-as-80-of-companies-still-allow-remote-work

According to the results of the survey on information and communication technologies (ICT) usage and e-commerce in businesses in 2022, published on Thursday by the Cyprus Statistical Service, more than 80% of businesses with ten or more employees provided mobile devices with access to the internet and business email in 2022....

24. Iranian protesters look to outside world for help

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iranian-protesters-look-to-outside-world-for-help

The anti-government protests sweeping Iran are now in their eighth week, with no sign of ending, despite a bloody crackdown. The rest of the world has watched with alarm, with some countries taking steps in support of the protests....

25. €20,000 up for grabs at the first HackAdTech Hackathon in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/€20-000-up-for-grabs-at-the-first-hackadtech-hackathon-in-cyprus

AdTech Holding, the Cyprus-based international lab, focused on creating startup ecosystems and innovations for AdTech and MarTech projects, informs that it’s hosting the first Open HackAdTech Hackathon, in Limassol....

26. Sinkhole nearly swallows pickup truck in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sinkhole-nearly-swallows-pickup-truck-in-paphos

A large sinkhole swallowed a pickup truck in a rural area of Paphos on Tuesday, with reports pointing to water erosion caused by a pipeline months after a historic overflow at the country’s fourth largest dam...

27. Amathus' underwater museum ready to welcome its first visitors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/amathus-underwater-museum-ready-to-welcome-its-first-visitors

The inauguration will take place on Saturday, July 9th from 0830 to 1230. Guests will have the opportunity to participate in the swimming tour at 09:00 AM using their own mask, snorkel and flippers....

28. Nameless pay-as-you-go phones under scrutiny

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nameless-pay-as-you-go-phones-under-scrutiny

Police and intelligence officials in the Republic of Cyprus are pushing again for a ban on anonymous pay-as-you-go phones hoping it will help reduce crime, but critics and phone companies are not buying the argument...

29. EU to propose import ban on all Russian oil

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-to-propose-import-ban-on-all-russian-oil

Brussels will propose a phased-in ban on imports of all Russian oil as member states prepare to discuss a sixth package of penalties against Moscow for its invasion of Ukraine....

30. Increased risk of depression due to the use of social media, according to research

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/increased-risk-of-depression-due-to-the-use-of-social-media-according-to-research

The use of social media is associated with an increased risk of depression, according to a new American scientific study. ...

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