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The World’s Ultra-Rich Are Increasing Their Cryptocurrency Investments

Cryptocurrency Investment

An increasing number of the world’s super-rich are investing in digital currencies, according to the Wealth Report for 2018 of Knight Frank. Over everything else, however, the uber-wealthy still prefer to invest in stocks and property, the report also showed. The Wealth Report is a yearly poll of wealth advisers …

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How Digital Money Is Changing Benevolent Endeavors

Benevolent Endeavors

There is a new trend in the cryptocurrency industry, and it’s all about giving away digital currency to charity or specific causes. Because of that, social entrepreneur Paul Lamb said virtual money is changing how it is used for fund-raising activities and philanthropic endeavors. Exciting New Trend “Much of the …

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Concerned About Irregular Heartbeat? Use Kardia Band

Kardia Band

Do you use an Apple Watch and want to know if your irregular heartbeat is normal or a symptom of heart disease? The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved an accessory made by AliveCor called Kardia Band that can detect irregular heart rhythm. An irregular heartbeat that is …

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Viber Introduces Communities to Its 1B Users

Viber

Viber has launched Viber Communities – chat groups where up to one billion users of the messaging app can exchange messages and engage with one another. Viber also said that a Community admin now has a way of “managing, engaging, and growing large-scale, active groups around interests, experiences, causes and …

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How to Disable Face Recognition on Facebook

Face Recognition

In mid-December last year, Facebook announced that it has rolled out free tools to allow its billions of users “to better manage their identity on Facebook using face recognition.” “Powered by the same technology we’ve used to suggest friends you may want to tag in photos or videos, these new …

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Google Assistant to Undergo Several Updates This Year

Google Assistant

The Google Assistant will undergo upgrades throughout the year, including the addition of more languages “reaching 95 percent of all eligible Android phones worldwide,” according to a blog post by Google vice president of product Nick Fox. (Read: 28 Ways Google Assistant Can Make You More Efficient) The announcement came …

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Apple Reportedly Working on Water Resistant AirPods

Airpods

Apple is developing water-resistant AirPods, according to a Bloomberg report that quoted “people familiar with the matter.” (Read: Top AirPod Alternatives: the Best True Wireless Headphones of 2018) The water-repelling AirPods will be released early next year, according to Bloomberg’s sources who asked not to be named as the product’s …

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Airbnb Targets Wealthy Travelers with New Service

AirBnb

It’s now the 10th year since Airbnb started operating and as part of its anniversary celebration, it has introduced new services. (Read: Airbnb-Branded Apartment Building to Open near Walt Disney World) Airbnb Plus features “homes have been inspected and verified in person against a 100+ point checklist covering cleanliness, comfort, …

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