Day: May 15, 2020

Top 5 mobile gaming tech innovations

In recent years, the online gambling industry has made tremendous progress. The global gambling market is estimated to be worth over $70 billion by 2023.

This is expected as the availability of mobile casino apps continues to grow across countries like the United States, United Kingdom, China, and Italy. A huge number of technology innovations are used to improve online gambling as it becomes more popular and attract users in large numbers.

As many gamblers are beginning to choose mobile gaming over and getting used to playing their preferred games on their mobile devices, the industry continues to invest in improving the platform. Here are five technological trends that are bound to completely change the mobile casino industry and user experience.

Cloud gaming technology

Cloud gaming has been around for a few years and has helped online casinos gain more audience. Gone are the days when mobile casino apps are

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Avanti introduces social distancing measures on West Coast Mainline

Rail passengers have been urged not turn up without an advance ticket and to wear face coverings when they travel on the West Coast Mainline.

Avanti West Coast made the announcement as part of new social distancing on its services between Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham and Leeds.

Passengers might be refused travel if the guidelines are not followed.

The measures take effect on Monday and Avanti says it may not allow carriages to be more than a quarter full.

“We’re appealing to our valued customers to help us and other passengers by only travelling with a reservation,” said Avanti West Coast’s managing director Phil Whittingham.

“If everyone does this, we’ll be able to keep social distancing in place on board, both for our customers and our people.

“If customers do turn up without a reservation, we’ll do our best to help but we can’t guarantee they’ll be able to take the

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Investigations editor among those laid off at Quartz

John Keefe

John Keefe, the investigations editor at Quartz, was among the editorial staffers laid off by the financial news site on Thursday.

On Twitter, Keefe wrote: “I’m looking for a new adventure — in journalism, news products, machine learning, truth seeking, team building, data for good, editing, or coding.” Keefe previously led the Quartz Artificial Intelligence Studio.

Keefe came to Quartz from public radio station WNYC, where he was news director and the senior editor for data news. He’s the author of “Family Projects for Smart Objects” and teaches about prototyping, machine learning, and bots at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY.

Here’s a list of other Quartz editorial staffers who were laid off:

  • Hope Corrigan, an audience editor for special projects. She worked primarily on headline writing, copyediting, SEO optimization and social media management.
  • Daniel Wolfe, a reporter for the Things team,
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