Vaccination is key to bringing tourism back from the brink, industry leaders say

The chief executives of AirAsia, hospitality start-up Oyo and Chinese online travel booking site Trip.com weigh in on what will spur the post-pandemic travel and tourism industry. Vaccination is the only comprehensive way to fight the impact of the coronavirus, Ritesh Agarwal, CEO and founder of Indian budget hotel chain start-up Oyo. Ramping up vaccination… Continue reading Vaccination is key to bringing tourism back from the brink, industry leaders say

Nym Blockchain Privacy Mixnet Opens for User Testing

Swiss blockchain startup, Nym Technologies, has invited the general public to take part in the next phase of its mixnet platform’s user testing on April 8. The privacy infrastructure promises advanced protection against mass-surveillance, and comes at a time when governments globally are expanding their powers in the name of fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. The… Continue reading Nym Blockchain Privacy Mixnet Opens for User Testing

Pinterest beats revenue estimates on user addition, shares jump

(Reuters) – Pinterest Inc (PINS.N) reported second-quarter revenue above Wall Street estimates on Thursday, as the online scrapbook company added more monthly active users, sending shares up 13% in extended trading. The company said monthly active users rose 30% in the quarter to 300 million globally, above estimates of 291.4 million, according to IBES data… Continue reading Pinterest beats revenue estimates on user addition, shares jump

UN to Use Blockchain Technology to Tackle Afghanistan’s Infrastructural Woes | BTCMANAGER

According to a July 2, 2019, report by tech media website The Sociable, the United Nations (UN) – as part of its “City for All” program – is developing a blockchain-powered solution for sustainable urban development in Afghanistan. Leveraging Blockchain for Urban Development The UN has turned to distributed ledger technology (DLT) to develop a… Continue reading UN to Use Blockchain Technology to Tackle Afghanistan’s Infrastructural Woes | BTCMANAGER