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18 June, 2024
 

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1. A decade ago, Amazon launching drones for parcel deliveries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-decade-ago-amazon-launching-drones-for-parcel-deliveries

Exactly a decade ago, Amazon revealed a program that aimed to revolutionize shopping and shipping. Drones launched from a central hub would waft through the skies delivering just about everything anyone could need....

2. Fueling futures: Scholarships in energy studies await!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fueling-futures-scholarships-in-energy-studies-await

Following the Ministry of Energy, Commerce, and Industry's announcement regarding scholarships for studies related to Hydrocarbons (Natural Gas and Oil), Renewable Energy Sources (RES), and Energy Transition,...

3. Varosha hotels now accepting bookings for 2025

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/varosha-hotels-now-accepting-bookings-for-2025

The latest developments in Varosha have been brought to light by Yeni Bakis newspaper. ...

4. Turkish Cypriot entrepreneur purchases hotels in closed Famagusta

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriot-entrepreneur-purchases-hotels-in-closed-famagusta

Yeni Bakis reported today that a Turkish Cypriot entrepreneur claims to have purchased three hotels and two floors of apartment buildings from their Greek Cypriot proprietors in the closed Famagusta. ...

5. Consumers cutting back on non-essential items as cost of living rises

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/consumers-cutting-back-on-non-essential-items-as-cost-of-living-rises

As the cost of living crisis continues to rise globally, consumers have drastically adjusted their spending behaviors, with the majority (53%) of global consumers “holding back” on non-essential spending. ...

6. Zuckerberg says 'sorry' as Meta lays off 1,000 employees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/zuckerberg-says-sorry-as-meta-lays-off-1-000-employees

Facebook parent company Meta on Wednesday said it is laying off 11,000 employees, marking the most significant job cuts in the tech giant’s history....

7. 1091 attendees at the Digital Agenda Cyprus Summit 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1091-attendees-at-the-digital-agenda-cyprus-summit-2022

The fifth Digital Agenda Cyprus Summit was a resounding success. On Monday, October 17, 1091 delegates attended the conference, filling the Nicosia Municipal Theatre to capacity despite the continuous rain. ...

8. Researcher's avatar sexually assaulted on the metaverse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/researcher-s-avatar-sexually-assaulted-on-the-metaverse

A researcher entered the metaverse, wanting to study users' behavior on Meta's social-networking platform Horizon World. But within an hour of her donning her Oculus virtual reality (VR) headset, she says she was raped in the virtual space....

9. NEOLAiA European University Alliance – Governing Board Meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/neolaia-european-university-alliance-–-governing-board-meeting

The Governing Board of the NEOLAiA European University Alliance met online on Thursday, 10 March 2022 and reiterated its full commitment in building a strong European University of the Future. ...

10. JP Morgan is first bank to enter the metaverse with a virtual 'Onyx lounge'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/jp-morgan-is-first-bank-to-enter-the-metaverse-with-a-virtual-onyx-lounge

J.P. Morgan opened up an "Onyx lounge" in the metaverse on Tuesday, a virtual lounge in the blockchain-based world of Decentraland....

11. Facebook entrenching Greece on tech map

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/facebook-entrenching-greece-on-tech-map

The Facebook parent company, Meta Platforms, Inc, is reportedly in advanced discussions for the establishment of a Greek subsidiary, under whose umbrella international activities that are currently being implemented in other countries can be transferred....

12. University of Nicosia Joins the European University Alliance NEOLAiA as a Full Member

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/university-of-nicosia-joins-the-european-university-alliance-neolaia-as-a-full-member

The University of Nicosia announces that it has joined the European University Alliance, NEOLAiA (neoaliacampus.eu), as a full member. The alliance is currently preparing and will submit an application to the European Commission in March 2022 for a grant of 14.4 million euros over the next 4 years, under the European University Alliances funding scheme....

13. Elon Musk pokes fun at the metaverse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/elon-musk-pokes-fun-at-the-metaverse

Elon Musk has made it clear to metaverse fans he has no time for the idea of virtual worlds and living life as an avatar....

14. The age of avatar meetings is just around the corner (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/the-age-of-avatar-meetings-is-just-around-the-corner-video

Video meetings could look very different in the near future, according to Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates....

15. The University of Nicosia (UNIC) announces the UNIC Open Metaverse Initiative

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/the-university-of-nicosia-unic-announces-the-unic-open-metaverse-initiative

The Department of Digital Innovation and the Institute For the Future (IFF) of the University of Nicosia (UNIC) are happy to announce the UNIC Open Metaverse Initiative, a new comprehensive initiative focused on the academic, research and policy issues relating to the metaverse, with a particular emphasis on open public systems and standards....

16. Facebook company changes name to Meta

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/facebook-company-changes-name-to-meta

Facebook Inc is now called Meta, the company said on Thursday, in a rebrand that focuses on building the "metaverse," a shared virtual environment that it bets will be the successor to the mobile internet...

17. The mysterious world of the 'metaverse'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/facebook-to-hire-10-000-in-eu-to-build-metaverse

Last Sunday, Facebook announced plans to create 10,000 new jobs in the European Union over the next five years to build products that will serve the metaverse...

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