MEMBERS OF NETFLIX’S PREMIUM PLAN HAVE ACCESS TO NEW FEATURES

Thu 02 February 2023: The world’s largest streaming service, Netflix, has revealed new features that will be available to subscribers who are already on the Premium plan, decide to upgrade, or are signing up for the first time, at no additional cost. Two new features were released by the company: spatial audio and more download […]

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SHARJAH’S FOUR-DAY WORK WEEK BOOSTS PRODUCTIVITY BY 90 PERCENT: STUDY

Thu 02 February 2023: A government research found that the four-day work week system used in the emirate of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, had improved job performance, happiness, and mental health by around 90%, Al-Arabiya reported. The Sharjah Executive Council (SEC), which is presided over by Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, the […]

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RUSSIA SLAMS FRANCE’S ‘COLONIAL’ TREATMENT OF AFRICA

Thu 02 February 2023: France continues to treat African countries “from the standpoint of its colonial past,” according to Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova on Wednesday, Anadolu Agency reported. “Each African country, in accordance with its interests, situation, and opportunities, speaks in favor of developing relations with a particular state. They don’t need a […]

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TIKTOK: CHINA’S MODERN-DAY APPLICATION OF ‘THE ART OF WAR’

Thu 02 February 2023: Written over 2,000 years ago, Chinese general and strategist Sun Tzu stated in The Art of War that “Subjugating the enemy’s army without fighting is the true pinnacle of excellence.” This ancient maxim still rings true today and is arguably being put into practise by present-day China. Beijing has been excelling in economic […]

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ANDREW TATE: INFLUENCER LOSES APPEAL IN ROMANIA OVER EXTENDED DETENTION (VIDEO)

Thu 02 February 2023: The decision to extend Andrew Tate’s arrest was affirmed by a Romanian appeals court, so the former kickboxer, influencer will remain in preventive custody till at least February 27. Tate, 36, his brother Tristan, 34, and two suspects from Romania, including one who was a former police officer, were detained in […]

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KENYA, ETHIOPIA, SOMALIA, DJIBOUTI HOLD TALKS ON JOINT ANTI-TERRORISM EFFORTS

Wed 01 February 2023: The defence ministers of Somalia, Kenya, Ethiopia and Djibouti met in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, on Tuesday to discuss joint anti-terrorism measures, particularly against the Al-Shabaab terrorist group, Anadolu News Agency reports. Discussions focused on mitigating the terrorist threat to “regional security, in full cooperation with the Somali National Army, the African Union […]

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WE WILL NOT SAY ‘YES’ TO SWEDEN’S NATO APPLICATION: ERDOĞAN

Wed 01 February 2023: Türkiye looks positively on Finland‘s application for NATO membership, but does not support Sweden’s bid, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Wednesday. “Sweden should not bother to try at this point. We will not say ‘yes’ to their NATO application as long as they allow burning of the Koran,” Erdoğan said in a speech to the AK Party deputies in parliament. […]

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GOOGLE CHROME MAY SOON ALLOW USERS TO TRANSLATE TEXT WITHIN IMAGES

Wed 01 February 2023: Google Chrome is said to be working on a new method for easily translating text within images. According to Android Police, the information came from Chrome feature researcher Leopeva64. The new image translation tool is still in development and is not yet available in Chrome Beta or Canary. At the moment, […]

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