In a recent report, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) recommended a worldwide ban on smartphones in classrooms as a measure to improve the quality of education and protect children from the perils of online bullying. Citing evidence of a connection between excessive mobile phone usage and diminished educational outcomes, UNESCO also highlighted the negative impact of prolonged screen time on children's emotional well-being.

Read more: Global Call: UNESCO Recommends Smartphone Prohibition in Classrooms

OpenAI CEO Sam Altman has launched a cryptocurrency project called Worldcoin. The project's main feature is the World ID, described as a "digital passport" that verifies an individual as a genuine human rather than an AI bot. To obtain a World ID, users must undergo an in-person iris scan using Worldcoin's “orb,” a silver ball resembling the size of a bowling ball. Once the iris scan confirms the person's authenticity, a World ID is created.

Read more: OpenAI's Sam Altman Unveils Worldcoin and Its Game-Changing ‘Digital Passport’ Feature

In an exclusive three-part series, Telecom Review will share valuable insights on benchmarking the performance of Top Global Telcos in Q1 2023. The first installment will deal with CAPEX performance.

Read more: Telcos in Q1 2023: 5G Deployments Continued to Increase CAPEX for Leading Performers

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