Comcast appears to be planning to offer TVs running its own software across at least two territories, according to recent reports from Protocol and The Financial Times. In the US, the TVs will reportedly be branded as XClass TVs. Originally … Continue reading Comcast and UK subsidiary Sky reportedly launching smart TVs
Year-old startup Capiter announced last week that it raised a $33 million Series A to digitize Egypt’s traditional offline retail market. It’s looking to take a large pie in the budding e-commerce and retail play, where multiple startups are pulling their weight including Cartona, also a year-old startup out of Egypt. Today, Cartona is announcing that it has raised a $4.5 million pre-Series A funding round to connect retailers and manufacturers via an application. The company confirmed that Dubai-based venture capital firm Global Ventures led the round, with Pan-African firm Kepple Africa, T5 Capital and angel investors also participating. Cairo-based Cartona, … Continue reading Cartona gets $4.5M pre-Series A to connect retailers with suppliers in Egypt
Image: Netflix Netflix is launching a new free Android mobile plan in Kenya that will allow users to watch a limited selection of its catalog, including full seasons of select shows. Netflix announced that beginning this week, the new ad-free … Continue reading Netflix launches free, first-of-its-kind Android mobile plan in Kenya
Voters denied him the expanded bloc of power he was seeking in Parliament, according to Canadian broadcasters. Source: New York Times Continue reading Canada Election 2021: Justin Trudeau Projected to Remain Prime Minister
Joseph Wengier Contributor Share on Twitter Joseph Wengier competed in five Paralympics and won nine gold medals. He promotes the advancement of a more inclusive internet as an ambassador for accessibility technology company UserWay. After winning my first gold medal in the 1972 Paralympics, I went out with the swim team for a celebratory dinner. I’ll never forget the paradoxical sight of my teammates — all world-class athletes — being carried in their wheelchairs up the few steps into an inaccessible restaurant. While far from a rare occurrence at the time, the stark contrast between that moment and our victory … Continue reading Paralympians bring home gold medals, but we’re failing them on web accessibility
The Green party appears to have failed to snatch back the Fredericton riding it lost when Jenica Atwin defected to the Liberals this summer. Source: CP24 Continue reading Green party appears unable to regain Fredericton seat lost when Atwin defected
Green Party Leader Annamie Paul has lost her third bid for a seat in Toronto Centre as early results show the party leading in two other ridings. Source: CP24 Continue reading Green Leader Annamie Paul loses third bid for Toronto Centre
Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole is waiting to see if his more moderate approach to issues like climate change, spending and abortion pays off with a victory over his Liberal foe. Source: CP24 Continue reading Erin O'Toole campaigned on a renewed Conservative party
Erin O’Toole watched Monday’s election results trickle in at a hockey rink in Oshawa, Ont., but the Conservative leader who bet that putting a centrist image on the party would win it more seats may have met his Waterloo. Source: CP24 Continue reading O'Toole campaigned on a renewed, moderate Conservative party and lost — what now?
Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole is waiting to see if his more moderate approach to issues like climate change, spending and abortion pays off with a victory over his Liberal foe. Source: CP24 Continue reading Erin O'Toole campaigned on a renewed, moderate Conservative party — but will it work?