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China to focus on online finance companies to further strengthen regulations over internet firms

China’s central bank plans to include large systemically important internet finance firms in its Macro Prudential Assessment (MPA), the official Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday. Representational image. AP The MPA risk assessment framework already includes checks of loans, bond investments, equity investments, and buy-backs of financial assets sold, and deposits at non-financial institutions. China will explore different methods of covering internet ... Read More »

Why a Blog Gets You Further than an MBA

Is earning an MBA worth it? Each year, thousands of students ask this very question, yet find conflicting advice. Related: Mark Cuban: What Entrepreneurs Need to Know Before Starting a Business Certainly, on paper, MBA graduates earn more. A recent study from the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) showed that median starting salaries for MBA graduates are almost twice those of people with ... Read More »

Facebook further automates trending topics, ditches human-written descriptions

Facebook is a little closer to completely automating its trending topics feature. On Friday,the company announced that it would no longer have employees write short descriptions for each trending topic it displays. Instead, the trending topics box will simply show how many people are discussing a topic. When you mouse over a topic, it’ll show a description that pulls from a news story ... Read More »

Android leads, Windows phones fade further in Gartner’s smartphone sales report

Once predicted to challenge Apple in the smartphone market, Windows phones have sunk to barely 1 percent of the world’s smartphones, according to new data released by Gartner. Meanwhile, Android’s market share now tops 80 percent. If you’re a Windows Phone or Windows 10 Mobile owner, the news is grim: Microsoft and its partners sold 4.3 million phones worldwide during ... Read More »