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30 September, 2022
 

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1. Greek government uses citizens to report tax evaders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/greek-governement-uses-citizens-to-report-tax-evaders

The Independent Authority for Public Revenue (AADE) is about to launch a new smartphone app in the coming days whereby citizens will be able to check whether the receipts they received are genuine....

2. Deaf people can now ‘see’ conversations thanks to subtitle glasses

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deaf-people-can-now-‘see-conversations-thanks-to-subtitle-glasses

A company has created augmented reality spectacles that place subtitles on conversations happening in the real world....

3. Are we digitally addicted?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-are-we-digitally-addicted

Smartphones are wonderful but they can have serious detrimental effects on our mental health and overall well-being because they lead to digital dependency. One big downside of digital hyper-connectivity is the tendency to multitask....

4. Can something really come from Nothing?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/can-something-really-come-from-nothing

A consumer electronics start-up called Nothing has secured financing of more than $200mn to launch its debut smartphone, in the first attempt for several years by a newcomer to crack a market dominated by Apple and Samsung....

5. 20 years of the Cayenne: The ‘third Porsche’ – an extraordinary success story

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/20-years-of-the-cayenne-the-‘third-porsche-–-an-extraordinary-success-story

Ferry Porsche predicted it back in 1989: “If we build an off-road model according to our standards of quality, and it has a Porsche crest on the front, people will buy it.” He would go on to be proved right. ...

6. EU to implement one charger for all devices by 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-to-implement-one-charger-for-all-devices-by-2024

In a historic decision and a world first, the negotiators of the European Parliament and the Commission today agreed in principle to implement common chargers for all electronic devices by the autumn of 2024....

7. Turn seawater into drinking water with the push of a button

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/turn-seawater-into-drinking-water-with-the-push-of-a-button

MIT researchers have developed a portable desalination unit, weighing less than 10 kilograms, that can remove particles and salts to generate drinking water....

8. 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....

9. 'Show this to Putin', a doctor in Mariupol says after the death of 18 month old Kirill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/show-this-to-putin-a-doctor-in-mariupol-says-after-the-death-of-18-month-old-kirill

A man dashes into a hospital with a desperately wounded toddler in his arms, the child’s mother on his heels. Doctors use smartphone torches to examine patients’ wounds....

10. 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....

11. 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....

12. 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....

13. 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...

14. 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...

15. 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....

16. 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, ...

17. 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....

18. 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...

19. 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...

20. 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...

21. 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...

22. 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...

23. 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...

24. 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...

25. Businesses must address digital fatigue and consumer privacy

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

26. 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...

27. 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...

28. 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. ...

29. Google suspends business with Huawei

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

30. 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...

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