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Pausing the tracking pixel, Malala Yousafzai's production company, conjoined fairytale cottages and more

Malala Yousafzai Launches Production Studio with Apple TV+ Globally recognized girls’ education activist Malala Yousafzai has announced the creation of her own production studio, Extracurricular, established in partnership with Apple TV+. The Nobel Peace Prize winner and recent Oxford University graduate intends to focus on the theme of human connection with stories—documentary and narrative—that create awareness of other cultures. As Fast Company explains, “This is …

Beeple’s $69.3 Million Sale Sets a Record Within The Digital Art Realm

Digital artist Beeple (aka Mike Winkelmann) has sold his artwork “Everydays — The First 5000 Days”—a collage of the images that he posted daily since 2007—for a record setting $69.3 million. That’s a record (by far) for digital art and is the third highest auction price for a living artist in any medium. Following the sale of Chris Torres’s “Nyan Cat” work for $590,000 just …

Car eWallet Uses Blockchain Tech

Your car could pay for tolls, parking, fuel, insurance and more on its own

The idea behind Car eWallet seems so logical, it’s a wonder such a platform isn’t already in use. The tech company recently separated from major automotive supplier ZF and aims to do something fairly radical: create the largest blockchain-powered open mobility marketplace, and make your car-related payments more seamless, centralized, and automatic. Partnering with IBM and UBS, eWallet has already begun a pilot program with BayWa …