Strict visa rules are still keeping game devs out of the US

By Business, engadget, gaming, gdc, gdc 2020, igda, indie, indie games, muslim, Pakistan, personal computing, personalcomputing, politics, scholarship, travel ban, trying to fly, video games

The International Game Developers Association (IGDA) Foundation awards scholarships each year to up-and-coming artists, writers and programmers from around the world. The scholarships offer passes to the Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San…

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Russia-linked Facebook ads sought to exploit US social divisions

By ads, advertising, blacklivesmatter, election, election2016, engadget, facebook, gear, Internet, muslim, politics, racism, russia, socialnetwork, socialnetworking

There’s been a lot of fuss over a Russian group buying Facebook ads in the run-up to the 2016 presidential election, to the point where it’s handing the ads to Congress as it investigates the scope of Russia’s influence campaign. But what’s in those…

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Marketing to Indonesia’s Muslim community (Infographic)

By asia, enterpreneurs, Indonesia, Islam, marketing, muslim, Muslim ecommerce, Startups, strategies, techinasia, TIA infographics

There are more than 200 million Muslims in Indonesia alone, and that makes for market that is hard to ignore. However, the Muslim community is very diverse, with differing values and practices amongst its various groups. Here are some strategies that you may find useful when engaging with this demographic of consumers.  

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Apple, Microsoft and Uber help staff stranded by Trump ban

By apple, Culture, donaldtrump, elonmusk, engadget, executiveorder, immigration, Internet, Microsoft, Mozilla, muslim, netflix, politics, tesla, trump, Twitter, uber

President Trump’s restrictions on immigration from Muslim-majority countries is affecting many, many more tech companies besides Google. Apple, Microsoft, Uber and others are rushing to accommodate employees who suddenly find themselves isolated by t…

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