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Shopping via smart speakers is not taking off, report suggests

U.S. consumers aren’t adopting voice-based shopping as quickly as expected, according to a new report today from eMarketer. While consumers have been happy to bring smart speakers into their home, they continue to use them more often for simple commands — like playing music or getting information, for example — not for making purchases. However, ...

Residential Mortgages in the Age of the Credit Meltdown

12.01.2008 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

The subprime mortgage meltdown had a chaotic effect on the US economy and world financial markets in 2008. After the subprime banks closed en masse, the Alt-A lenders were shut down, eliminating all aggressive financing options in the US mortgage market. This has led to a major credit crunch and has had a ...