Why smartphone betting is on the up amongst African millennials

When one talks about young Africans using smartphones, the dominant narrative is that these gadgets serve mostly as platforms for connection so that users can communicate and share greetings and information via text and images. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, WhatsApp, and Signal take pride of place in that description, despite their murkier side. What has perhaps…

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Premier League streaming on Amazon Prime – was broadcaster’s launching a success?

Amazon Prime streamed a whole round of Premier League fixtures over three nightsIt was a historic moment in Premier League football this week as a whole round of fixtures were streamed online via Amazon Prime.After decades of traditional broadcasting methods, this was a step into the unknown and a glimpse at what the future of…

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Volkswagen Is Finished With Gas-Powered Motorsports

Image: VolkswagenAutomakers love to remind us how “close” our electric and autonomous future is, while a lot of major racing divisions they participate in remain powered, at least partly, by internal-combustion engines. But Volkswagen is done with all of that, apparently. It plans to only race electric cars from now on.Volkswagen announced the plans Friday,…

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‘People now view England as a threat’ – Q&A with England supervisor Southgate

Media playback is not supported on this device ‘England are a threat’ – Gareth Southgate on his squad, Wembley & Euro 96 England manager Gareth Southgate believes his team will be seen as a threat to win Euro 2020 next summer.After a surprise run to the World Cup semi-finals in Russia last year, England are…

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adidas’ Creative Director of Running Explains 4D Innovation

adidas 4D completely rethinks how a sneaker’s sole is made. The revolutionary design uses a form of 3D printing known as Digital Light Synthesis to create a cushioned, responsive, and light sole unit. Although, in theory, the process of making a 4D sole is no more complex than more common sole manufacturing technologies such as injection molding, the process is still…

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North pulls Focals smart glasses ahead of ‘sleeker’ upgrade in 2020

North, an augmented reality (AR) wearables company backed by Amazon and Intel, has announced that it’s pulling its current Focals smart glasses off the market in preparation for a new incarnation sometime in 2020. The Canadian company isn’t giving too much away in terms of how Focals 2.0 will differ from the current version —…

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