FinTech cross-border payments platform opens London office in Brexit opportunity

Global payment provider Payoneer has built a reputation as an innovative cross-border payments platform. The explosive growth of FinTech and a traditional industry that has been slow to adapt is creating more opportunities than challenges for agile startups. As the digital transformation gathers pace, the online payments company is attempting to pave the way towards a borderless digital world. Household names such as Airbnb, Amazon, Getty Images, Google, and UpWork have come to rely on Payoneer’s mass payout services. Although an expansion was inevitable, a few eyebrows were raised upon…

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These fluffy stuffed toys are actually made of cake

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How firefighters in South Africa are using drones to protect their forests

Earlier in 2017, the Western Cape province of South Africa experienced devastating wildfires that destroyed houses, businesses and even took lives. It has emerged that during their rescue operations and work to stop the fires, South African firefighters requested drones to survey the affected areas. “Commercial drones can withstand temperature extremes from below 5 degrees Centigrade, up to 50 degrees Centigrade, and they can be flown to an altitude of 4500 meters, making it possible for firefighters to deploy drones over areas where fires are active. With the use of…

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Philippines plans to make it illegal if you don't sing the national anthem with sufficient 'fervour'

Filipino citizens who don’t sing their national anthem enthusiastically enough could face penalties. Under a new proposed bill, approved by the House of Representatives on Monday, singing to the national anthem will be “mandatory and must be done with fervour.” SEE ALSO: Regulators in the Philippines want to ban rosaries on dashboards and people are pissed If the bill is passed by the senate eventually, those failing to sing with gusto could face a hefty fine of up to 100,000 pesos, or $1,978. All citizens also have to stand at…

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Take a POV ride on this delightful Lego rollercoaster at the beach

Just when you thought you were a full-grown adult, you suddenly find yourself watching a POV video of a Lego rollercoaster at the beach. With some help from a few friends, YouTuber 5MadMovieMakers created an impressive gravity-driven coaster at the Outer Banks in North Carolina. After a few runs, they eventually attach a GoPro to the car, giving the viewer a perfect POV shot of all the action.  For the record, it’s perfectly acceptable to play with Lego at any age.  Read more… More about Lego, Roller Coaster, Go Pro,…

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Amazon is building a translation service for your sites and apps

Amazon is set to expand its Web Services range of offerings for developers with a new tool to translate their apps and sites into multiple languages, reports CNBC. When it launches, the new service will see Amazon go up against Microsoft and Google, both of which offer translation APIs to enterprise customers. Amazon already uses its own translation tech in-house to offer product documentation in various languages. The effort to build this out for developers is being led by Aron Levie, the co-founder of translation software firm Safaba, which Amazon…

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