Estonia: fintech unicorn Transferwise shortens name

Estonian fintech unicorn firm Transferwise has shortened its name to Wise, the company has announced. The name change resulted from the company’s growth beyond its original incarnation as a secure money transfer platform, branching out into international banking and other services, the company says. “For generations, banks have been defined by borders,” co-founder and CEO…



Ukraine: brand new combat UAV debuts at IDEX 2021

Ukraine’s military export agency, Ukrspecexport, which is a part of the Ukroboronprom defense giant, has unveiled the Sokil-300 (Falcon-300) strike drone at the biennial International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) in UAE. The Sokil-300 surveillance and reconnaissance UAV with strike capabilities has been developed by the Kyiv-based LUCH Design Bureau for the Ukrainian Armed Forces.…