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Crypto lending on the rise: Credit volume of Genesis Capitol at over $1 Billion

May 1st, 2019 at 6:51 am » Comments Off

  Genesis Capital, one of the largest providers of crypto loans, cracked $1 billion in crypto loans in 2018. Despite falling bitcoin prices, the demand for credit in the crypto money market seems higher than ever. In the fourth quarter of 2018 alone, Genesis, a type of crypto bank, will provide $500 million in loans. […]

Chinese brands rule Indian smartphone market with 66% share: Report

April 28th, 2019 at 3:34 am » Comments Off

Xiaomi’s India shipments fell by 2% over last year, but the Beijing-based company was still the biggest smartphone brand in the country, followed by Samsung Electronics Chinese brands rule Indian smartphone market with 66% share: Report Chinese brands controlled a record 66% of Indian smartphone market in the first quarter, led by Xiaomi, a report […]

Most cord-cutters aren’t missing cable TV

April 26th, 2019 at 11:23 am » Comments Off

  What Do US Cord Cutters Miss About Cable/Satellite TV? (% of respondents, March 2019) At a time when the number of cord-cutters continues to climb, a new report indicates that most folks who ditched their cable TV service don’t miss anything about it. In a March survey of over-the-top (OTT) video users by programmatic […]

Colleges are upending majors

April 20th, 2019 at 10:57 am » Comments Off

Princeton commencement, 1909. Photo: Paul Thompson/FPG/Getty Images In 1869, at Harvard, Charles Eliot invented the college major as we know it — each student would be channeled into a specialized area of study, and move on to a stable, lifelong job. The big picture: A century and a half later, American colleges pump out some […]

As cashless stores grow, so does the backlash

April 18th, 2019 at 10:39 am » Comments Off

Hembert Figueroa just wanted a taco. So he was surprised to learn the dollar bills in his pocket were no good at Dos Toros Taqueria in Manhattan, one of a small but growing number of establishments across the U.S. where customers can only pay by card or smartphone. Cash-free stores are generating a backlash among […]

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