Umberto Bacchi

FEATURE-Abkhazia's illegal bitcoin miners face new threat from thieves

Jan 05 2022

* Abkhazia has banned bitcoin mining to stem an energy crisis

Analysis-AI vigilantes fuel censorship fears in Russian cyberspace

Nov 30 2021

TBILISI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A woman posing in a thong outside a church; a single mother who berated Russian lawmakers and President Vladimir Putin; a saxophonist who criticised World War Two commemorations.

ANALYSIS-Privacy-focused startups see boon in big tech's troubles

Nov 09 2021

LISBON, Nov 9 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The leaks and controversies plaguing tech giants are driving users towards privacy-focused startups that are bidding to shake up the online market with a little help from regulators, company executives and digital rights experts say.

Costs, literacy and design: The invisible barriers to tackling the digital divide

Nov 05 2021

* Nearly half the world's population have no way to get online

FEATURE-In its ancient birthplace, wine faces a climate change-imperiled future

Oct 29 2021

* Wine believed to have originated in Georgia 8,000 years ago

'It's our stuff': consumers wage right-to-repair revolution

Oct 14 2021

WASHINGTON/TBILISI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - James Sampson runs a tech repair shop in suburban Washington D.C. - fixing wayward phones and lagging laptops - and sees his tiny store as one part of a brave, new consumer rights revolution that can protect the planet, too.


Aug 30 2021

[25日 トムソン・ロイター財団] - オンラインでのイベントから仕事の打ち合わせに至るまで、いつも画面を眺めてばかり。ウンザリしたアンナ・レッドマンさん(29)はボーイフレンドと共に、ロンドン郊外にある木造のキャビン(小屋)に向かった。スマホを封筒に封印し、ネットに接続せずに3日間を過ごした。今年初めの話だ。

Digital detox: Can taking a break from tech improve your well-being?

Aug 25 2021

(Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Tired of having to gaze at a screen for anything from a pub quiz to work calls, Anna Redman and her boyfriend headed to a wooden cabin outside London, locked their phones in a sealed envelope and spent three days off-grid earlier this year.

CORRECTED-FEATURE-Living in fear: Georgia's LGBT+ community shaken by anti-Pride violence

Jul 27 2021

TBILISI, July 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Nino, a 25-year-old lesbian from Georgia, no longer feels at ease when she leaves the house. Since violence forced a Pride march to be cancelled earlier this month, she is afraid of being verbally abused or chased in the street.

'We are winning' says Georgia's LGBT+ Pride organiser after violence

Jul 08 2021

(Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Although he was "nearly killed" by a violent mob this week, the organiser of Tbilisi Pride said he felt upbeat after Georgians responded with an outpouring of support for LGBT+ rights.

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