Mika is worried. As a sex worker in Japan, she used to see three or four clients a day â€” then the coronavirus pandemic hit. Now, with people staying home and avoiding close contact, sheâ€™s out of clients and out of money.
Our online data is already monetized by several technology giants, but one Japanese IT company thinks real-life data could be monetized as well, and itâ€™s willing to pay people to have their everyday life video-recorded and sold to various businesses.
Betty, a five-month-old puppy found on the outskirts of Bratsk, in Russia, and placed in the care of a local shelter, was initially rejected by families looking to adopt a dog, because of her unusual look.