Being a woman comes with its fair share of challenges. From puberty and the discomfort of periods to pregnancy and eventually menopause, everything is accompanied by hormonal changes that affect women’s day-to-day lives. Of these life phases, one often left undiscussed is menopause. Menopause refers to the period of 12 months after a woman’s last menstrual cycle.
On March 8, 2023, Silvergate, the U.S.’s top cryptocurrency bank announced its plans for liquidation. The bank had been severely affected by the FTX bankruptcy in November last year with FTX formerly being one of its biggest customers. Similarly, another U.S.-based crypto bank Signature has been shut down by U.S.-state regulators.
The era of wearable technology has brought about a new level of convenience and accuracy in health monitoring, with smartwatches and fitness trackers becoming more mainstream in recent years. However, the discomfort and limited compatibility of these devices can be a persistent issue.
The culinary industry has undergone an exciting transformation in recent years, thanks to the emergence of AI robots as chefs. In a study conducted by the University of Cambridge and published in the journal Frontiers in Robotics & AI, these remarkable robots have been found to possess cooking and tasting skills like humans, marking a significant leap forward in culinary technology.
Copy trading has been gaining popularity in the world of finance as an investment strategy where one trader’s position is automatically copied by another trader’s account. With numerous platforms available, both in the cryptocurrency and foreign exchange (forex) markets, it has become easier for new investors to copy the investment strategies of seasoned investors.
For entrepreneurs, Web 3.0 represents an exciting frontier that promises to transform online interactions as we know them. With the introduction of decentralized applications (dApps) built on blockchain technology, Web 3.0 has opened up new possibilities for transparency, security and trust in digital transactions.
As technology continues to evolve, so does the range of gadgets available to consumers. The year 2023 is bringing us a rave of novel gadgets that will leave us in awe. From a 43-inch laptop that challenges the traditional design of portable computing devices to kissing machines that offer a glimpse into the future of human interaction, these gadgets promise to take our world to new and sometimes strange places.
According to research conducted by the Bedbible research center, as of 2023, the global porn industry makes US$100 billion a year. Pornography is so popular that around 25% of all internet searches made today are related to it. One reason behind its popularity is its ability to adapt to changing technologies, from releasing teledildonics (Bluetooth-enabled sex toys) to opening up sex clubs in the metaverse.
Despite significant strides in gender equality, the onus of preventing pregnancy disproportionately falls on women. As such, women have long relied on various birth control technologies, including contraceptive pills, intrauterine devices (IUDs) and vaginal gels to minimize the chances of unwanted pregnancies.
In January this year, the U.S.-based Hindenburg Research released a report accusing the Indian conglomerate Adani Group of stock manipulation and accounting fraud. The report received widespread media coverage, causing Adani’s stock prices to plummet. The founder and chairman of the Adani Group, Gautam Adani, lost US$34 million of his net worth in just a week after the report was released.
As home to one of the oldest civilizations in the world, India has contributed tremendously to the technological development of the world. Some of the most important inventions that originated in ancient India are the concept of the number “zero”, the game of chess and even the first known accounts of plastic surgery.
In January this year, Google engineer Sukuru Sai Vineet created GITA GPT (generative pre-trained transformer). GITA GPT is a GPT-3 based artificial intelligence (AI) chatbot that references the Hindu sacred book Bhagwat Gita to answer questions about people’s issues.
On March 10, 2023, shortly after the closure of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), the stablecoin USDC lost its value of US$1 and fell to US$0.91 by the very next day. Unlike other cryptocurrencies, stablecoins are designed to maintain their value at a fixed value, usually pegged one-to-one with a fiat currency like the US Dollar.
Gaming has evolved from a mere hobby into a full-blown lifestyle for countless gamers worldwide. From casual gamers to professional players, everyone understands the importance of a high-performance gaming computer. These computers come with specialized components that are optimized to deliver the ultimate gaming experience.
Innovation in the smartphone industry is the key to staying ahead of the curve, and foldable phones are leading the way. These devices offer innovative designs that provide larger screens in a compact form factor, generating new excitement and anticipation among tech enthusiasts.
The recent spate of bank failures in the U.S. has sent shockwaves through the financial world, with experts warning of a repeat of the 2008 crisis. In just one week in March, we saw the failure of two banks—Silvergate Bank, which announced plans for liquidation, and Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), which struggled to cut losses on bond investments because of inflationary conditions.