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ICC to use front foot no-ball tech for England-Pakistan tests

Front foot no-ball technology will be used for the first time on a trial basis in test cricket during the three-match series between England and Pakistan starting later on Wednesday, the International Cricket Council has said.

The responsibility to call no-balls when a bowler oversteps the mark currently lies with on-field umpires, but under the new system the TV umpire will monitor the landing foot after each ball and communicate to the umpires whether it was a legal delivery.


Mastercard supports African payment innovation

APRNEWS - Payment solution company, Mastercard, is expanding its Engage programme in sub-Saharan Africa, with the events in Nigeria, and Kenya, to introduce local fintech innovators to its broad partnership opportunities.
Mastercard Engage, launched to fintechs in Nairobi, and Lagos, is a global partnership and development programme that builds digital payment technology ecosystems and enhances speed to market.


Smart technologies to promote elderly care services in China

APRNEWS - Aging gets better with digital technology. In Guangzhou, China, smart technologies are being introduced to optimize care services for the elderly. A robot has been developed to examine the condition of patients.

Equipped with the latest facial recognition system, this robot can perform a physical examination and offer medical advice corresponding to the user’s needs.



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