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Our most popular stories across the last 24 hours...:
🇮🇳 The second wave of India’s crackdown on Chinese tech is here - Indians have learned to live without TikTok, but brands like Xiaomi and Realme might be hard to ban.

📈 Rocked by workplace scandals, Flutterwave now faces multimillion dollar fraud allegations in Kenya - Industry insiders question if leadership of Africa’s most valuable startup can survive more controversy despite a managerial overhaul.

🇨🇳 Werewolf erotica is the latest global gig work trend - Platforms are hiring gig workers around the world to write steamy romance novels for English-speaking readers.
How a Taiwanese electric two-wheeler startup made its electric battery swapping stations as common as gas stations in Taiwan
Taiwan is “like nowhere else in the world” for tech entrepreneurs, says Gogoro founder Horace Luke.
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How Uganda became Africa’s digital transport hub
Ride-hailing startups like SafeBoda and Easy Matatu are changing the semi-informal transport ecosystems. But can the platform effect bring order and healthy profits to a chaotic commuter system?
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Our 3 top read stories from accross the day:
🇺🇬 How Uganda became Africa’s digital transport hub - Ride-hailing startups like SafeBoda and Easy Matatu are changing the semi-informal transport ecosystems. But can the platform effect bring order and healthy profits to a chaotic commuter system?

How a Taiwanese electric two-wheeler startup made its electric battery swapping stations as common as gas stations in Taiwan - Taiwan is “like nowhere else in the world” for tech entrepreneurs, says Gogoro founder Horace Luke.

📰 An Arabic anti-LGBTQ+ campaign is going viral on Twitter - Despite being booted from Facebook, the "Fetrah" campaign continues to grow on Twitter, spurring calls for violence.
"Hundreds of complaints": India's edtech startups are failing to regulate themselves
“How can they successfully regulate [themselves] when making money is the prime objective?”
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Integrating Latin America through tech
A self-proclaimed pioneering sector must lead the way to growth in the region.
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Our most popular stories across the last 24 hours...:
🇮🇳 "Hundreds of complaints": India's edtech startups are failing to regulate themselves - “How can they successfully regulate [themselves] when making money is the prime objective?”

💸 Next generation play-to-earn games are here. Gamers are still skeptical - In the wake of Axie Infinity’s decline, a Brazilian gaming powerhouse is trying to build the next generation of play-to-earn.

🇮🇩 Why delivery drivers tried to sew their lips shut in Indonesia - The protest comes amidst dropping wages, rising inflation, and an investment crunch in the region.
Our most popular stories across the last 24 hours...:
🇺🇬 How Uganda became Africa’s digital transport hub - Ride-hailing startups like SafeBoda and Easy Matatu are changing the semi-informal transport ecosystems. But can the platform effect bring order and healthy profits to a chaotic commuter system?

How a Taiwanese electric two-wheeler startup made its electric battery swapping stations as common as gas stations in Taiwan - Taiwan is “like nowhere else in the world” for tech entrepreneurs, says Gogoro founder Horace Luke.

📰 An Arabic anti-LGBTQ+ campaign is going viral on Twitter - Despite being booted from Facebook, the "Fetrah" campaign continues to grow on Twitter, spurring calls for violence.
A collection of our trending and most read stories:
🇨🇱 Integrating Latin America through tech - A self-proclaimed pioneering sector must lead the way to growth in the region.

🇮🇳 "Hundreds of complaints": India's edtech startups are failing to regulate themselves - “How can they successfully regulate [themselves] when making money is the prime objective?”

🪙 Next generation play-to-earn games are here. Gamers are still skeptical - In the wake of Axie Infinity’s decline, a Brazilian gaming powerhouse is trying to build the next generation of play-to-earn.
The 3 most popular stories right now:
How a Taiwanese electric two-wheeler startup made its electric battery swapping stations as common as gas stations in Taiwan - Taiwan is “like nowhere else in the world” for tech entrepreneurs, says Gogoro founder Horace Luke.

📰 An Arabic anti-LGBTQ+ campaign is going viral on Twitter - Despite being booted from Facebook, the "Fetrah" campaign continues to grow on Twitter, spurring calls for violence.

🇨🇳 The overworked humans behind China's virtual influencers - Hidden behind the perfect faces of China's $16 billion virtual celebrity industry is an angry, overworked labor force.
Our most popular stories across the last 24 hours...:
🇨🇱 Integrating Latin America through tech - A self-proclaimed pioneering sector must lead the way to growth in the region.

🇮🇳 "Hundreds of complaints": India's edtech startups are failing to regulate themselves - “How can they successfully regulate [themselves] when making money is the prime objective?”

🇺🇬 How Uganda became Africa’s digital transport hub - Ride-hailing startups like SafeBoda and Easy Matatu are changing the semi-informal transport ecosystems. But can the platform effect bring order and healthy profits to a chaotic commuter system?
A number of our more popular stories are focused on China:
📰 An Arabic anti-LGBTQ+ campaign is going viral on Twitter - Despite being booted from Facebook, the "Fetrah" campaign continues to grow on Twitter, spurring calls for violence.

🇨🇳 The overworked humans behind China's virtual influencers - Hidden behind the perfect faces of China's $16 billion virtual celebrity industry is an angry, overworked labor force.

🇨🇳 Werewolf erotica is the latest global gig work trend - Platforms are hiring gig workers around the world to write steamy romance novels for English-speaking readers.
How to buy thighs of steel without ever leaving the house
Exclusive fitness studios are trying to sell fans on remote experiences without losing the personal touch justifying their eye-watering prices.
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Meet the edtech founder who wants to democratize quality education for the masses
Shahir Chowdhury's Shikho provides opportunities for Bangladeshi students to learn from the country's top educators.
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The 3 most popular stories right now:
🇧🇩 Meet the edtech founder who wants to democratize quality education for the masses - Shahir Chowdhury's Shikho provides opportunities for Bangladeshi students to learn from the country's top educators.

🇵🇪 How to buy thighs of steel without ever leaving the house - Exclusive fitness studios in Peru are trying to sell remote experiences to fans without losing the personal touch.

🇨🇱 Integrating Latin America through tech - A self-proclaimed pioneering sector must lead the way to growth in the region.
India's open banking revolution is here, but convenience comes at a price
Privacy advocates raise the alarm over data shared through the system.
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The 3 most popular stories right now:
🇮🇳 India's open banking revolution is here, but convenience comes at a price - Privacy advocates raise the alarm over data shared through the system.

🇮🇳 "Hundreds of complaints": India's edtech startups are failing to regulate themselves - “How can they successfully regulate [themselves] when making money is the prime objective?”

📰 An Arabic anti-LGBTQ+ campaign is going viral on Twitter - Despite being booted from Facebook, the "Fetrah" campaign continues to grow on Twitter, spurring calls for violence.
The 3 most popular stories right now:
🇧🇩 Meet the edtech founder who wants to democratize quality education for the masses - Shahir Chowdhury's Shikho provides opportunities for Bangladeshi students to learn from the country's top educators.

🇵🇪 How to buy thighs of steel without ever leaving the house - Exclusive fitness studios in Peru are trying to sell remote experiences to fans without losing the personal touch.

🇨🇳 The overworked humans behind China's virtual influencers - Hidden behind the perfect faces of China's $16 billion virtual celebrity industry is an angry, overworked labor force.
A number of our more popular stories are focused on India:
🇮🇳 India's open banking revolution is here, but convenience comes at a price - Privacy advocates raise the alarm over data shared through the system.

🇮🇳 "Hundreds of complaints": India's edtech startups are failing to regulate themselves - “How can they successfully regulate [themselves] when making money is the prime objective?”

📰 An Arabic anti-LGBTQ+ campaign is going viral on Twitter - Despite being booted from Facebook, the "Fetrah" campaign continues to grow on Twitter, spurring calls for violence.
Our 3 top read stories from accross the day:
🇧🇩 Meet the edtech founder who wants to democratize quality education for the masses - Shahir Chowdhury's Shikho provides opportunities for Bangladeshi students to learn from the country's top educators.

🇺🇬 How Uganda became Africa’s digital transport hub - Ride-hailing startups like SafeBoda and Easy Matatu are changing the semi-informal transport ecosystems. But can the platform effect bring order and healthy profits to a chaotic commuter system?

🇨🇳 The overworked humans behind China's virtual influencers - Hidden behind the perfect faces of China's $16 billion virtual celebrity industry is an angry, overworked labor force.