‘People prefer cash’ — and that’s good news for bitcoin

“Sorry, Bitcoin: Cash Is Still King Around the World.” So says an article that Time published in its money section last month. The article is based on research published by the International Journal of Central Banking (IJCB), which showed consumers around the world still prefer cash to electronic payment methods. According to the IJCB report: […]

Sheryl Sandberg joins the immigration ban statement canoe

Sheryl Sandberg, billionaire and chief operating officer of Facebook Inc., gestures as she speaks during a panel session at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017. World leaders, influential executives, bankers and policy makers attend the 47th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos from Jan. 17 - 20. Photographer: Jason Alden/Bloomberg via Getty Images Several tech leaders have now spoken out against Trump’s Executive Order to ban immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries. Three days after Trump initially issued the order and Sheryl Sandberg has now leaned into that growing group with a post on her Facebook wall. In it, Sandberg talked about her great-great-grandmother arriving at Ellis Island in the late 1800’s,… Read More

Braintree hires former Lending Club exec John MacIlwaine as CTO

Braintree has hired a new chief technology officer in a move designed to ease the workload of Juan Benitez, who split his time between that position and general manager of the company. The new C-suite executive is John MacIlwaine, who joined the mobile payment provider from Lending Club. He has been tasked with leading product […]

Patients are about to see a new doctor: artificial intelligence

The World Health Organization has estimated that there is a global shortfall of approximately 4.3 million doctors and nurses, with poorer countries disproportionately impacted. In the U.S., these shortages are less acute; instead, the country struggles with ever-increasing health care costs, which often translate into limits on the time a patient is able to spend […]

7 Online Life Hacks to Help You Master 2017

Isn’t it super frustrating when you have to do an hour of research to find what you’re looking for on the internet? Ever procrastinate doing things that you know will take a large chunk of your time? Luckily, many intelligent individuals have done the…