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Mauricio Ruiz is a writer and journalist who has lived in the US, Belgium, Mexico and Norway. His work has appeared in Words Without Borders, CatapultThe CommonThe RumpusElectric LiteratureJMWWRiver TeethLiteral Magazine, among others. He's been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize and Myriad Editions Competition in the UK, as well as the Fish Short Story Prize in Ireland. He has received fellowships from OMI writers (NY), Société des auteurs (Belgium), Jakob Sande (Norway), Can Serrat (Spain), and the Three Seas' Council (Rhodes). His second book, Silencios al sur, was published in early 2017, and his work has partially been translated into Dutch and French. Mauricio Ruiz can be followed on Twitter and Instagram.

9 March 2022

Electronic tattoos will replace smartphones, says Bill Gates

The co-founder of Microsoft has predicted a new type of technology that, among other things, would replace smartphones: electronic tattoos. Cell phones have been available for […]
2 March 2022

Teen known for tracking Elon Musk’s jet now targeting Russian Oligarchs

After drawing the ire of the world’s richest person with his viral Twitter account “Elon’s Jet,” teenager Jack Sweeney is now tracking the planes of some […]
22 February 2022

Google picks Brussels as the first Belgian city featuring on Advanced Maps

Brussels is the first Belgian city to feature in the “Detailed Street Maps”, an output from Google Maps that gives users greater detail about their itineraries. […]
20 February 2022

These countries have the most female inventors

Recent data collected by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) shows that the share of female inventors among applicants for international patents was highest in Cuba […]
9 February 2022

Europe to launch multi-billion euro tech fund

On Tuesday February 8th, the French Minister of Economy, Bruno Le Maire, announced the creation of a fund to consolidate the growth of “start-ups”, financed by […]
4 February 2022

Mark Zuckerberg warns users not to screenshot Facebook Messenger chats

Mark Zuckerberg announced on Friday January 28th that an update to Messenger would notify users if an image of their chat has been captured by another […]
21 January 2022

Instagram wants influencer followers to start paying for subscriptions

Mark Zuckerberg announced last Wednesday the launch of a test of subscriptions on Instagram. “This will help creators earn more by offering benefits to their most […]
10 January 2022

Scientists capture for the first time the explosion of a supergiant red star

Scientists who examine outer space on a daily basis are increasingly encountering various phenomena that allow mankind to understand what is far beyond our own horizon. […]
3 January 2022

What were the most googled words in 2021?

Each year, Google reveals its lists of top trending searches, giving readers an overview of the world’s most popular keyword and topics in different categories. The […]
27 December 2021

EU extends free mobile roaming until 2032

“The European Parliament and the European Council reached a political agreement to extend roaming rules until 2032” announced joyfully the European Commission through a Christmas-tweet. Citizens […]
1 November 2021

Facebook changes name to Meta

On Friday October 28th, Mark Zuckerberg announced that Facebook’s new name will be ‘Meta’. This was perceived as a clear step towards the long-awaited metaverse. The […]
7 October 2021

Google encourages travelers to reduce their carbon footprint

Last month Google announced a new feature to find the most eco-friendly routes, enabling users to more easily optimise their carbon footprint. Now, Google released a […]
5 October 2021

Miles & More announced the integration of Uber as a way to earn miles

Miles & More, Europe’s leading loyalty programme for mobile people, has gained a new strong partner in its service portfolio with the ride-sharing platform Uber. As […]
29 September 2021
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Google unveils new tools to support the travel and tourism industry

On the occasion of the World Tourism Day, Google unveiled a new set of tools in order to help companies from the travel and tourism industry […]
28 September 2021

The European Commission proposes the adoption of a universal charger system

Last Thursday, the European Commission recommended the adoption of a universal charger system throughout its member states. If approved, the new legislation would force tech companies […]
17 September 2021

Apple unveils iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max

On September 14th, Apple introduced the iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max, pushing the boundaries of what’s possible with a smartphone. The pro camera […]
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