Monthly Archives: October 2018
Voice shopping and related devices (mainly smart speakers) have quickly become popular since Amazon first launched its Echo smartphone in 2014, topping Amazon’s bestseller list on Christmas Day.
According to OC&C estimates, in December 2017, 13% of U.S. households and 10% of British households had voice assistants, and about 6 million homeowners ordered products through these devices in 2017, representing $ 2 billion in retail sales. Continue reading
First and foremost: so far nothing has changed significantly. The increase in the retirement age will be gradual: each year the retirement age will increase by one year. Moreover, in 2019 and 2020, for those future pensioners who have reached the so-called “old” retirement age (60 years for men and 55 years for women), the increase will not be a year, but 6 months. Full-fledged changes, when the retirement age eventually grows by 5 years, will affect women born in 1968 and younger and men born in 1963 and younger. Continue reading