Letv launches entry-level Y1 Pro in China with Unisoc T310 and 4GB of RAM

Last we covered LeEco on GSMArena was early last year when the company came back to release some TWS wireless earbuds. Following some financial troubles several years ago now, the company hadn’t released any smartphones under the LeEco, nor the Letv brands. That’s about to change with the Letv Y1 Pro. This device isn’t impressive by any means, but could signal a new competitor in the smartphone industry. The Letv Y1 Pro looks pretty much exactly like an iPhone 13, in terms of design, with a very low price point. Starting at CNY…

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Home prices surged over 20% in March as interest rates also rose, according to S&P Case-Shiller

Rising mortgage rates did not slow down rising home prices in March. Nationally, home prices were 20.6% higher than they were in March 2021, according to the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Home Price Index. That is higher than the 20% gain in February. The index is a three-month running average ending in March. The average rate on the 30-year fixed mortgage stood at 3.29% at the start of January and ended March at 4.67%, according to Mortgage News Daily. The Case-Shiller 10-city composite rose 19.5% annually in March, up from 18.7%…

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Why are small-ticket loans gaining popularity in today’s environment? Here are the reasons

Being the second-most populous country in the world, India always had the need for credit. But with the complex lending process and the unwillingness of financial institutions to lend money to low/absent credit scores, people were left with no choice but to borrow from friends or families. Since there was a lot of white space created, the new-age lending platforms were born to serve the demand of millennials who were mostly salaried and self-employed, between 25-45 years of age. They had many aspirations, and with the pandemic hitting the country,…

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High schoolers gain cybersecurity skills in virtual USF CyberCamp

Welcoming more than 50 participants this year, the University of South Florida (USF) CyberCamp enables high schoolers to learn about cybersecurity principles and take on cyber challenges while engaging with industry leaders in the Tampa Bay community. For one week each summer, high students participating in USF CyberCamp get a first-hand look at what it’s like to be a cybersecurity professional. After completing cyber activities, chatting with industry experts and exploring career opportunities, participants quickly learn that the rapidly growing field is not for individuals who prefer to work independently,…

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Best Financial Blogs in India of All Time for Better Finance and Money Management in 2021

Being good at finances is all about education. Whether you’re new to staying on top of your finances or need some fresh inspiration to grow your wealth, you can turn to finance and investment blogs to educate you on all things on finance. However, there are so many facets to finance that one person, or one blog doesn’t cover them all. Therefore, we’ve put together a list of top 10 finance blogs in India that covers various aspects of finance and provides you with updated information, tips, and ideas to…

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Which Books Belong in a School Library? All of Them, of Course

While the debate is not new to the world of librarianship, the controversy about which books should be allowed to grace the shelves of a school library has become a common topic of conversation on news channels, talk shows and school board meetings. At its heart, the dialogue digs into which books school librarians should make available to their students. Parents argue on both sides: those who want the library to only hold materials they deem appropriate, and those who understand that the appropriateness of those materials lies in the…

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Best beaches in the world

Wide sandy beaches, popular, busy beaches, secluded beaches—for most of us, the best beach is a soft white sandy beach, with a crystal clear blue sea lapping in a gentle breeze, on which our worries waft away. Beaches are all about escape. Holidays revolve around them—other than the hotel, the most important part of many holidays is the beach. So it’s important to get the beach right. When planning your holiday, think about what sort of beach you want – because, after all, beaches come in many flavours. Some are…

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Vivo V23 Pro vs OnePlus 9: Specs, features, and price in India compared

The Vivo V23 Pro is the latest offering from the brand. The device is part of the Vivo V23 lineup that includes the Vivo V23 as well. Vivo has launched this device at a starting price of Rs 38,900. It’s certain that the device is not as powerful as the OnePlus 9. But it can be a considerable option if you do not have the budget for the more premium OnePlus 9. So let’s compare the two smartphones to find out the differences. But before we dive in deeper, let’s…

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Goodyear introduces TripleMax 2 range of mid-size car tyres in India

While its existing Assurance TripleMax range is known for offering a balanced mix of ride comfort and low road noise, the company has upgraded the series by introducing the TripleMax 2. Goodyear’s new line gets a boosted compound formulation of Carbon-Silicon to aid braking, and downsized rubber blocks on the tyre’s contact surface to further cut down road noise The company claims tested road noise inside the cabin to stand at 62.4dB while driving at a constant speed and at 60.1dB during coasting, both of which claim to be lower…

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If we can’t talk about racism in education, how will we address racial inequity in education?

Advancing racial equity is central to ensuring every student in North Carolina has a sound basic education, particularly given the shifting racial demographics in our state. Earlier this year, Education First facilitated a community of practice (CoP) that included leaders across the state in discussion about private funding in public education with a focus on racial equity. As we concluded our meetings in the spring, national and statewide discussions which aim to regulate how racism and antiracism are taught (e.g., regarding critical race theory) in public schools had begun to impact how we talk…

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