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28 January, 2022
 

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1. BlackBerry: End of an era as company pulls plug on iconic handsets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/blackberry-end-of-an-era-as-company-pulls-plug-on-iconic-handsets

BlackBerry phones - once the pinnacle of a mobile handset with their trademark physical keyboard - are effectively dead from today as the Canadian company behind them pulls its support....

2. Greece: ‘Covid Free Wallet’ goes into operation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-‘covid-free-wallet-goes-into-operation

The Digital Governance Ministry on Tuesday activated the “Covid Free Wallet,” an online application that makes it easier for citizens to present their coronavirus vaccination or recovery certificates and their identity details when seeking admission to retail stores, restaurants, cafes, gyms and other leisure or entertainment venues....

3. Digital CovScan will be mandatory by the 22nd of November

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/digital-covscan-will-be-mandatory-by-the-22nd-of-november

Following the decision of the Council of Ministers to carry out SafePass checks through the CovScan Cyprus application, the Ministry of Health is reminding the public that the use of the application becomes mandatory from Monday, November 22, onwards....

4. Retailers furious over CovScan’s glitchy start

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/retailers-furious-over-covscan-s-glitchy-start

A controversial android app pushed by the government to help businesses authenticate Safe Pass holders had a rough first day on Monday, with retailers upset over reported failures ranging from vaccinated documents being flagged as invalid to two different devices scanning the same QR code but giving different results...

5. 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...

6. Outage highlights how vital Facebook has become worldwide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/outage-highlights-how-vital-facebook-has-become-worldwide

In Lima, Peru, the breakdown complicated dental technician Mary Mejia’s job. Like most Peruvian medical workers, she uses WhatsApp for a multitude of tasks, including scheduling appointments and ordering crowns....

7. EU: A charger for all mobile phones - A blow to Apple

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/eu-a-charger-for-all-mobile-phones-a-blow-to-apple

The European Commission is pushing for a common charging port for mobile phones, tablets and headphones, ...

8. Greece facing shortage of doctors and healthcare workers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-facing-shortage-of-doctors-and-healthcare-workers

The suspension of unvaccinated doctors and other health workers in effect since September 1 have resulted in personnel shortages across the public health system....

9. EU nips green pass debate in the bud

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-nips-green-pass-debate-in-the-bud

The EU's plan to get people traveling again with a Green Pass is expected to defer to member states on key decisions, such as whether to accept Russian and Chinese vaccines in the program...

10. Minister grilled over digital ID bill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-grilled-over-digital-id-bill

Recent discussion on electronic signatures has reintroduced persistent challenges in the digital ID debate, with Cyprus’ innovation minister facing tough questions this week during a House committee hearing...

11. Cypriot police scolded again over spy van

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-police-scolded-again-over-spy-van

The Supreme Court in the Republic of Cyprus has recalled an arrest warrant for Avraham Shahak Avni, a Jewish community leader who is implicated in the spy van probe, ruling that police had no reasonable basis to detain a man who had been otherwise cooperating with authorities from the get-go...

12. Experts assist in Cyprus' spy van probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/experts-assist-in-cyprus-spy-van-probe

Following months of sluggish investigation into Cyprus’ spy van, police investigators are reportedly in the process of drafting their final report while another expert is due to arrive on the island to lend a hand...

13. Megatrends that will shape the future

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/megatrends-that-will-shape-the-future

EY’s recent report, Megatrends 2020 and beyond, examines the new "megatrends", the forces that created them and their potential impact...

14. Cyprus police pick up pace in spy van probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-pick-up-pace-in-spy-van-probe

The surveillance company executive at the centre of a high profile spy van case in Cyprus is expected to give a police deposition as early as Tuesday, with reports saying the former Israeli intelligence officer insists he never broke the law...

15. Tracking app promoted to combat pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tracking-app-promoted-to-combat-pandemic

An EU-funded research centre in the Republic of Cyprus is calling on people to install a new app called CovTracer to help limit the spread of coronavirus, amid concerns regarding privacy and effectiveness of tracking applications...

16. Businesses must address digital fatigue and consumer privacy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/businesses-must-address-digital-fatigue-and-consumer-privacy

17. WiSpear says it never spied on Cypriots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wispear-says-it-never-spied-on-cypriots

The company linked to an Israeli spy van in Cyprus has weighed in on media speculation following reports that it was spying illegally all over the island...

18. Social determinants undermine the progress of modern medicine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/social-determinants-undermine-the-progress-of-modern-medicine

The rise in illnesses caused by our behaviours and the social determinants of health threatens to suffocate budgets in both wealthy and poor countries, while suppressing the power of modern medicine to improve lives...

19. Digital Agenda Summit: Brian McBride, ASOS Chairman and CEO of Amazon UK

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/digital-agenda-summit-brian-mcbride-asos-chairman-and-ceo-of-amazon-uk

Brian McBride is one of Britain’s foremost digital business leaders. For six years he served as Chairman of ASOS, the leading online fashion retailer. He is also Senior Non-Executive Director at electrical retailer AO.com and is Senior Adviser with Scottish Equity Partners. Outside his commercial interests he’s also a member of the Government’s Digital Advisory Board, which steers the digital delivery of Government services to the public. ...

20. Google suspends business with Huawei

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/google-suspends-business-with-huawei

21. Bank of Cyprus launches BoC Wallet App

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bank-of-cyprus-launches-boc-wallet-app

You νo longer need to carry your wallet to pay for your purchases, all you need is your mobile phone...

22. Cypriot lawyer caught in a web of spies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-lawyer-caught-in-a-web-of-spies

A Cypriot lawyer says she was targeted by undercover agents who were trying to fish for information to discredit her in a lawsuit against an Israeli software company...

23. US charges Huawei with bank fraud, theft of trade secrets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-charges-huawei-with-fraud-stealing-trade-secrets

24. Man arrested after teens sent him nudes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-arrested-after-teens-sent-him-nudes

A 20-year-old Nicosia man has been arrested on child porn charges following complaints he had forced teenage girls to send him photos of themselves completely naked...

25. All you need to know about the new iPhones and Apple Watch

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/all-you-need-to-know-about-the-new-iphones-and-apple-watch

Apple Inc introduced its largest-ever iPhone and a watch that detects heart problems on Wednesday in an attempt to get customers to upgrade to more expensive devices in the face of stagnant global demand for smartphones...

26. Uber to suspend service in Greece after new legislation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/uber-to-suspend-service-in-greece-after-new-legislation

The new regulations require each trip to start and end in the fleet partner’s designated headquarters or parking area, something Uber does not do...

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