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OnePlus Store app opens for business in North America

OnePlus Store app opens for business in North America

The OnePlus 9 doesn’t have many secrets left to hide, so if you’re just counting down the days until you can upgrade, there’s a new way to shop for your next phone. OnePlus has finally launched an app for its online storefront in the US and Canada after previously launching a similar marketplace in India, and it’s ready to accept pre-orders after next week’s launch event.

For the most part, this new app seems to mirror the full website experience without adding anything unique. Teasers for the OnePlus 9 series are scattered across the Recommended tab, current promotions on the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8T can be found in the phone section, and a special St. Patrick’s Day giveaway lets you try your chances at winning a new handset or accessories like the OnePlus Buds Z.

Right now, the only app-exclusive deals to be found are upcoming

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North America High Speed Connector Market Forecast to 2027 – COVID-19 Impact and Analysis – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN–()–The “North America High Speed Connector Market Forecast to 2027 – COVID-19 Impact and Regional Analysis By Product and Application” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

According to this report the market is expected to reach US$ 2,224.22 million by 2027 from US$ 1,159.98 million in 2019. The market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 8.6 % from 2020 to 2027.

The report provides trends prevailing in the North America high speed connector market along with the drivers and restraints pertaining to the market growth. Rising networking and communication sector and growing electronics and infotainment systems in automotive sector are the major factor driving the growth of the North America high speed connector market. However, high price of connectors and technical challenges hinder the growth of North America high speed connector market.

In case of COVID-19, North America is highly affected specially the US.

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North America Lithium-ion Battery Recycling Market Forecast to 2027 – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN–()–The “North America Lithium-ion Battery Recycling Market Forecast to 2027 – COVID-19 Impact and Regional Analysis By Battery Chemistry and Industry” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

North America Lithium-ion Battery Recycling Market is expected to reach US$ 139.56 million by 2027 from US$ 35.90 million in 2019. The market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 21.4% from 2020 to 2027.

Consumer Electronics Segment to Dominate North America Lithium-ion Battery Recycling Market during 2019-2027

The report provides trends prevailing in the North America lithium-ion battery recycling market along with the drivers and restraints pertaining to the market growth. Growing demand of electric vehicles (EVs) is the major factor driving the growth of the North America lithium-ion battery recycling market. However, issues associated with swing in raw battery materials cost is expected to hinder the growth of North America lithium-ion battery recycling market.

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How mass incarceration became ‘a business opportunity’ in America

This is part 1 of Yahoo Finance’s Illegal Tender podcast about the for-profit prison industry. Listen to the series here. 

Mass incarceration in the U.S. grew over decades as more politicians with tough-on-crime stances became elected to office and laws changed surrounding sentencing. 

In that environment, the private prison industry became a place to generate a lot of revenue.

“A lot of these criminal laws were changed with the political support of individuals who supported the private prison corporation because they saw a business opportunity,” Amy Fettig, executive director at The Sentencing Project, told Yahoo Finance’s Illegal Tender podcast. “They saw the incarceration, the denial of freedom of our fellow Americans, people in our community as a business opportunity.”

A boy carries cash to visit his mother at California Institute for Women state prison in Chino, California May 5, 2012. (REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson)

The U.S. has the most private prisons

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