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Windows 11 comes out | It’s Diversity Day | And third edition of poverty-glossy Quiet 500 comes out

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Windows comes with an update of Windows 10. The new operating system with the unsurprising name Windows 11 is available for free, but we don’t know why you should install it quickly. The biggest advantage was that you could run Android apps more easily on Windows 11, but that has been postponed to 2022.

It is Diversity Day, an initiative of the Social and Economic Council (SER). Companies that participate today organize activities to ‘raise awareness for the power of diversity’. “If there is room for the other, everyone can make a unique contribution. In this way we form a strong whole”, according to the organization.

The third edition of the poverty-glossy Quiet 500 is out. In this counterpart of the Quote 500, not the 500 richest, but the 500 poorest people are portrayed. The magazine draws attention to the gap between rich and poor.

Aerospace has become an entertainment business. After some sweet trips, it’s now the turn of a Russian actress and a director to be shot into the air. Today they travel to the space station ISS to shoot a feature film about an astronaut who falls ill and needs help from a doctor.

Say goodbye to ‘normal’ video calling. For the meetings of the future, you put on virtual reality glasses and step into a VR meeting room. Facebook firmly believes that this is the future. How exactly does it work and is Facebook right?

Do you always want to be the first to know about the latest economic news? Then download our app and turn on the push notifications. To do this, click on ‘More’ at the bottom right of the app, select ‘Notifications’ and click on ‘All news alerts’ under ‘Economy’.

This piece was the most shared yesterday: The latest mega leak about the financial dealings of the richest and most influential people in the world is embarrassing many European politicians. Not only Wopke Hoekstra, but also British ex-Prime Minister Tony Blair, Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš and former IMF boss Dominique Strauss-Kahn do not look so good.

We think you should also read this: More and more US state pension funds are going to sell their Unilever shares. They do this because Unilever subsidiary Ben & Jerry’s no longer wants to sell ice cream in Palestinian territories occupied by Israel. For example, the Florida pension fund is banned from investing in Unilever.

And this you may have missed last night: It was a boring evening for many, but especially for the influencers of the world. No Whatsapp, no Facebook and Instagram was also unreachable due to a worldwide malfunction. Fortunately, the mega outage has now been resolved.

This could come along at the digital coffee machine:

PS You are cleverly tempted in the fitting room to buy that sweater, says Patrick Wessels. But there is hope. This way you arm yourself against the psychological tricks of the clothing store.

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