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Sigma Alpha Adopts Cryptocurrency and Accepts Bitcoin as Membership

Of the many social clubs in Lipscomb, only one will accept your club dues via Bitcoin. Sigma Alpha pioneered the introduction of cryptocurrency into academic organizations. Sigma Alpha debuted in 2019 and is a smaller, relatively newer club that takes pride in its recent innovation. Sean Hagan, a young philosophy student from Nashville, introduced the […]

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Palestinian NGO to form network in Gaza for women affected by war

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – The Gaza Strip Women’s Affairs Center recently announced the initiation of procedures to establish, with the participation of civil and official institutions, a national network to develop plans to support women in times of crisis and war. The announcement came during a conference October 7 organized by the Center for […]

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Police shootout threatens Emanuel in confirmation battle

WASHINGTON (AP) – The fatal police shooting of a black teenager in Chicago seven years ago weighs heavily on former city mayor Rahm Emanuel as he seeks confirmation as ambassador of President Joe Biden in Japan. Several lawmakers and Liberal House activists complain that Emanuel’s handling of the death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, who was […]

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Asian stocks rise as investors watch corporate earnings

BEIJING (AP) – Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher as investors waited for U.S. business results on Tuesday to see how companies cope with supply disruptions and the surge in coronavirus infections over the course of of the last quarter. Shanghai, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Sydney advanced. Wall Street’s benchmark S&P 500 rose 0.3%, […]

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Vietnamese innovation network in Europe debuts | Sci-Tech

Participants join in the launch ceremony held in Berlin (Photo: VNA) Berlin (VNA) – The Vietnamese innovation network in Europe (VINEU) was launched during a ceremony held at the Vietnamese Embassy in Germany and via video conference on October 16. Speaking at the opening ceremony, Dr Nguyen Manh Hai, Investment Advisor at the Vietnamese Embassy […]

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ZIM international network: SmartMed – Regenerative solutions for the therapies of tomorrow

DUESSELDORF, Germany – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – The kickoff of the first meeting of the SmartMed (digital) network took place on Thursday, October 14e. Almost all of the network partners were able to attend the two and a half hour event and exchange ideas on current and potential projects. The emphasis here was on mutual knowledge […]

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Lebanon pauses in tense calm after deadly fighting

BEIRUT (AP) – Schools, banks and government offices across Lebanon closed on Friday after hours of armed clashes between heavily armed militias killed six people and terrorized residents of Beirut. The government has called for a day of mourning after the armed clashes, in which armed men used automatic weapons and rocket-propelled grenades on the […]

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Globe Expands Network, Aims to Deploy 5G for Improved Digital Life – Manila Bulletin

Globe said aggressive network expansion and accelerated rollout of 5G connectivity continue to help improve digital quality of life (DQL) in the Philippines. In the third annual DQL index by virtual private network (VPN) service provider Surfshark, the Philippines fell from 66th place last year to 48th place in 2021 out of 110 countries surveyed. […]