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Transférer de l’argent par SMS est un service très répandu. Mais voilà qu’une banque française propose à ses clients de faire leurs paiements publiquement, via un simple tweet. Une première.

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BBC launches WhatsApp Ebola service

The BBC has launched an Ebola public health information service on WhatsApp, aimed at users of the service in West Africa. Te BBC reports.

quotemarksright.jpgThe service will provide audio, text message alerts and images to help people get the latest public health information to combat the spread of Ebola in the region.

Content will be limited to three items a day, and the service will be in English and French.

To subscribe, send 'JOIN' via WhatsApp to +44 7702 348 651

To unsubscribe, send 'STOP' via WhatsApp to the same number.

As the biggest "chat app" in use in Africa, the platform is being used as a means of reaching people in the region directly through their mobile phones.quotesmarksleft.jpg

Read full article. Photograph: Sylvain Cherkaoui/Cosmos for MSF published in The Guadian.


Iron Man-Inspired Prosthetic Hand Now Available
445423-iron-man-prosthetic-hand-credit-pat-starace-r-d.jpgProsthetic hands inspired by the armored gauntlet of Marvel's Iron Man and designed to be fashioned by 3D printers are now available to children, in lieu of more expensive alternatives which can cost tens of thousands of dollars—and don't look nearly as cool. PCMag reports.

quotemarksright.jpgA tinkerer named Pat Starace has released his designs for his "Iron Man Child Prosthetic Hand."

... "The hand is a container for all modern technology," the inventor told "It can incorporate microcontrollers, wireless devices, smart watches, sensors, accelerometers, NFC, RFID, and almost any technology. reported this week.quotesmarksleft.jpg

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Serbia Albania Football game interrupted because of drone

Serbia vs Albania Football game interrupted when an Albanian fan flew his country's flag on a map of Kosovo, swinging from a quadcopter over the football field. A fight broke out amongst the players.

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