on the blockchain

Tether gets a stern scolding, sent on its way

The best part is that the NY Attorney General’s press release takes an upbeat tone on their success. “An agreement with iFinex, Tether, and their related entities will require them to cease any further trading activity with New Yorkers, as […]

fun facts

The great work-from-home migration

Redfin’s survey (n=900, probably biased) data shows, “more than 50% of people in New York, Seattle, San Francisco and Boston would move if work-from-home became permanent.” | learn more

retail therapy

Chinese shopping app falls for American bargains

Imagine a mobile QVC broadcast from foreign (US in this case) retail stores. “Live-stream shopping is captivating China, and one app lets viewers take part in the scramble for discounts in U.S. stores; ‘How is this possible? Why isn’t all […]

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When your health insurer monitors your sleep.

“Millions of sleep apnea patients rely on CPAP breathing machines to get a good night’s rest. Health insurers use a variety of tactics, including surveillance, to make patients bear the costs. Experts say it’s part of the insurance industry playbook.” […]