Bitcoin popped 3% in minutes

Bitcoin’s price rallied around 3% against the dollar in a space of five minutes on Wednesday morning, the second dramatic price move in as many days for the cryptocurrency. Bitcoin gapped past $8,000 per coin between 7.45 a.m. GMT (2.45 a.m. ET) and 7.50 a.m. GMT (2.50 a.m. ET). It’s not immediately clear what caused the […]

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McDonald’s competes with Starbucks’ biggest advantage on mobile ordering app

McDonald’s and Starbucks are making major investments in mobile ordering apps.  As foot traffic falls, chains are growing sales by convincing customers to order on their smartphones.  As foot traffic falls flat, chains are turning to mobile ordering in an attempt to boost sales. The number of orders being placed via mobile apps skyrocketed by 50% in US restaurants in 2017, according to data […]

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Smartphone’s frequent notifications – An easy fix for it

The average person gets between 65 and 80 phone notifications a day, according to research being conducted at Duke University that was presented at a recent American Psychological Association Conference. The researchers found that giving people notifications in three batches during the day made them happier than getting them normally, getting them once an hour, […]

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