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French lawmakers ban the use of cellphones in schools

6 August 2018 12:19 PM
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On Technobyte this week, smartphones to be banned at French schools and e-pills to help athletes at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Last year, WhatsApp began developing ways to make these communications easier and more valuable for both. They started with the WhatsApp Business app for Android phones, designed to help small businesses communicate with customers, which now has over three million users.

The social media messaging platform is introducing a solution for businesses and a new way for people to quickly start a WhatsApp conversation from an ad on Facebook.

WhatsApp is giving you the business user a lot more power on how you talk with your customers and how you get more data about your customers and just giving you more features.

Aki Anastasiou, Tech Guru

Many businesses that have used these functions find it a whole lot easier than physically taking calls.

Aki Anastasiou, Tech Guru

To learn more about WhatsApp for business click here:

French lawmakers have voted to ban the use of smartphones in schools.

Lawmakers decided that students under the age of 15 must leave their cellphones at home, or at least have them turned off during school hours. French high schools will be allowed to decide whether they implement the ban in their classrooms.

The measure prohibits the use of tablets, computers, and other internet-connected devices as well. There are exceptions in place for students with disabilities and for the educational use of devices in the classroom and in extra-curricular activities. This was a campaign initiated by the French president Emmanuel Macron.

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In preparation for the heat at the Tokyo Olympics in 2020, Canadian athletes will test out a new technology at the NACAC track and field championships that is intended to measure the body's core temperature during activity and at rest.

After being swallowed, it moves down the GI tract, where every 30 seconds, the device wirelessly transmits data to an “e-Viewer” that displays the readings and records the temperature during the pill’s journey. The e-viewer can be programmed to issue alerts if the temperature moves outside of a set range.

These tablets, every 30 seconds they will transmit to an e-Viewer, and it will give a reading of the pill's journey so when it stays in your body they will be able to tell you exactly what temperature you going through hand how much water you are loosing, it will check out the humidity and everything...

Aki Anastasiou, Tech Guru

To know more about this pill, click here

To hear more of these discussions with tech guru Aki Anastasiou, listen below:


This article first appeared on CapeTalk : French lawmakers ban the use of cellphones in schools


6 August 2018 12:19 PM
Tags:
Aki Anastasiou
Technobyte

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