Buoyed by the positive response Xiaomi received, the likes of Oppo, Vivo, Lenovo and Coolpad took to online sales model first. Gradually, they checked into malls and physical store, but just as the support line to online sales. Good marketing spends gave them a greater bang per buck helping them reach out to wider smartphone buyers. … [Read more...] about How Chinese smartphone players toppled Indian peers and gained a lion’s share in the market
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Global Scout is the next evolution in a partnership between the league and Nex Team’s basketball player development app, HomeCourt, that started last year. In addition to the league, investors in HomeCourt include Will Smith’s Dreamers Fund, the Alibaba Entrepreneurship Fund, and a laundry list of pro ballers, including Steve Nash, Al Horford, Sue Bird, Bradley Beal, and the Plumlee brothers (Mason and Miles), as well as Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban and Brooklyn Nets co-owner (and Alibaba executive vice-chairman) Joe Tsai. … [Read more...] about This app is going to help the NBA find the next Giannis Antetokounmpo
According to Nix, we will see even more greens brought into interiors in 2020. “Shades of green have been popping up lately, as we all continue to turn our consciousness toward sustainability and conservation of the planet,” she says. It’s easy to add a pop of earthy green into any space. The FC-recommended Coyuchi Cascade Organic Matelasse Blanket ($298) is a perfectly heavy, richly hued, moss-colored blanket that adds depth and liveliness to other neutrals—and whether you drape it over your couch or use it as a layer on your bed, it looks good anywhere. The Cascade blanket is made from 100% organic cotton sourced from India, and the environmental impact of buying this blanket is equivalent to 2,879 days of drinking water saved and 13 miles of driving emissions avoided. … [Read more...] about Redecorating? These trends will look great for years to come
Foreclosure: Firstly, you should take a detailed look at the tax benefits that your home loan offers with respect to the principal payment and interest component before taking a decision on the foreclosure. You have the option of foreclosing the entire loan or paying up part of the outstanding home loan to bring down the EMI or the tenure of the home loan. You will have to submit a written application for the foreclosure or part payment along with loan sanction papers and your address proofs and Identity card. Almost all the banks do not charge any levy on part payment of the loan, though there are some financiers who charge a fee for foreclosing. While foreclosing the home loan, make sure that you get back the custody of all original property documents from the bank. … [Read more...] about Know How You Can Make a Difference in Home Loan EMI
The health industry’s problem with Medicare for All When it comes to Medicare for All—Bernie Sanders’s policy to turn the government into America’s one and only healthcare payer and save us from a profit-driven healthcare system—the people pocketing the $3.6 trillion Americans spend on healthcare every year foresee some problems with it. Here is the logic as told to me: Let’s say Medicare for All gets passed. The new rule would simplify billing and reduce costs immediately. There would also be an opportunity to shift to a more value-based, preventative healthcare model. However, it would kill off a significant number of jobs. The health insurance industry employs roughly 500,000 people, per the New York Times, which says nothing of the large numbers of administrative people hired in doctors’ offices and hospitals. Economist Robert Pollin estimates the job losses from such a shift would be 2 million. Critics of this argument say that perhaps it … [Read more...] about Can high-tech capitalism fix the healthcare industry?