Islamic Bank Australia

Islamic Bank Australia

Australia’s first Islamic bank has been granted a license, and already has a waitlist of 8,000 people. 

The bank will allow Muslims, who are forbidden to pay or receive interest, to become homeowners.

Banks are becoming more inclusive—drawing interest from Muslims and ethically minded investors alike.

Edge: Inclusive by Design

The Vasectomy Van

Dr. Esgar Guarín, a physician in Iowa, is offering free vasectomies in November via a mobile clinic

Healthcare professionals have reported a surge in vasectomy requests since the reversal of Roe v. Wade.

With women’s rights restricted, men are playing a more active role in reproductive planning.

Edge: Body Debates

Project Starline

Google’s holographic video-calling service known as Project Starline is now being tested publicly. 

Salesforce, WeWork, and T-Mobile are among the various enterprises who will receive early access.

 New technologies are aiming to enhance the remote work experience—no VR headset required.

Edge: Liquid Reality