There are loads of charging cables that claim to be extremely durable. I can confirm that Anchor’s $39 offering walks the talk, and it even lets you swap connectors so you can plug it into anything. But there’s one niggle that’s keeping me from using it regularly: the magnets. Let me explain. This cable has a solid steel casing, plugs into USB-A ports at one end, and lets you quickly switch between magnetic microUSB, Lightning, and USB-C connectors on the other end, on a whim. It’s well crafted, with beautifully finished metal on the jacks and casing. The neodymium magnets… This story continues at The Next Web
TO PAY for his professional flight degree at Purdue University in Indiana, Andrew Hoyler had two choices. He could rely on loans and scholarships. Or he could cover some of the cost with an “income-share agreement” (ISA), a contract with Purdue to pay it a percentage of his earnings for a fixed period after graduation.Salaries for new pilots are low. Mr Hoyler made $1,900 per month in his first year of work. Without the ISA, monthly loan payments would have been more than $1,300. Instead, for the next eight-and-a-half years he will pay 7.83% of his income. He thinks that, as his pay accelerates, he will end up paying $300-400 more each month than with a loan. But low early payments, and the certainty that they would stay low if his earnings did, made an ISA the better option, he says. “I’ve been able to pay what I could afford.”
Three ofo executives at their US operations have resigned in the past two weeks The article ofo scales back US operations amid international retreat by Christopher Udemans originally appeared on TechNode, the leading English authority on technology in China. In ofo’s latest retreat from the international market, the company is scaling back its operations in the United States after laying […]
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