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The Week That Was: Cyberbullying claims another victim

Even after the demise of Okay-pop star Goo Hara is reported to be linked to cyberbullying, ruthless South Korean cyberbullies are nonetheless at it, now concentrating on the star’s ex-boyfriend Choi Jong-Bum.

Hashtag #Punish_Choi_Jong_Bum (written in Korean) began trending on Twitter after the singer was discovered useless in her house on Nov 24, and Choi has reportedly deactivated his social media accounts.Choi is presently being tried in court docket for reportedly attempting to reveal a intercourse video of him and Goo.

Loss of life as a consequence of cyberbullying isn’t new within the Okay-pop scene as solely lately Sulli from the mega widespread group f(x) was discovered useless of obvious suicide.

Sulli, whose actual identify is Choi Jin-ri, was additionally a detailed pal of Goo’s, and had on many cases admitted to being a sufferer of cyberbullying.

She actively spoke out towards the problem, earlier than taking her personal life two months in the past.

The great unveiling of Tesla Cybertruck didn’t go as planned for Musk. — AFPThe nice unveiling of Tesla Cybertruck didn’t go as deliberate for Musk. — AFP

Additionally nonetheless dealing with teasing and taunts on social media is Tesla co-founder Elon Musk whose firm made a idiot of itself on the reveal of the supposedly hardest truck to be made.

In the course of the demonstration of the battery-powered Tesla Cybertruck, Musk dared one in every of his employees to hit the automobile with a metal ball bearing which resulted within the “indestructible” armoured glass home windows to crack.

Ouch, speak about an ego-busting expertise.

Musk, on Twitter, tried to clarify the mishap saying that the preliminary sledgehammer blow to the door compromised the glass.

“Ought to have executed metal ball on window, *then* sledgehammer to the door. Subsequent time…” he tweeted. Guess we’ve got to look out for the relaunch of the Cybertruck.

Talking of re-entries, cryptocurrency pockets Luno is lively once more in Malaysia after its preliminary introduction in 2015.

Swanepoel believes that the world is seeing a revolution in global financial services with the adoption and use of crypto-currencies. — LunoSwanepoel believes that the world is seeing a revolution in world monetary providers with the adoption and use of crypto-currencies. — Luno

Saying the receipt of approval from the Securities Fee of Malaysia, Luno’s co-founder and chief advertising and marketing officer Marcus Swanepoel stated in a press release: “We’re seeing a revolution in world monetary providers with the adoption and use of cryptocurrencies however this isn’t going to be an in a single day change.

“Regulators just like the Securities Fee in Malaysia, who work with new digital property and blockchain know-how are exhibiting actual management within the sector.”

To be clear, Luno isn’t a cryptocurrency supplier however is as a substitute a platform on which Malaysians should buy, promote or retailer cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum.

The new GrabBike, which will only run in Klang Valley for now, is accepting applicants until Dec 2. — APThe brand new GrabBike, which can solely run in Klang Valley for now, is accepting candidates till Dec 2. — AP

In the meantime, it appears like Seize is on the brink of check one other service, simply after saying GrabMart Beta, which continues to be within the pilot section.

The corporate introduced on its web site that it’s recruiting riders for GrabBike, which is more likely to rival Gojek which is anticipated to supply its providers right here.

Based on the corporate, the Transport Ministry has given e-hailing corporations the inexperienced gentle to pilot check the service for six months beginning in January subsequent 12 months.

That is the final day GrabBike, which can solely be supplied in Klang Valley through the trial interval, will likely be accepting candidates.

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