By Sara Jane Hess and David Grabowski

What’s up, fellow people? 2021 is off to a . . . begin. It’s taking place. It’s right here. It’s additionally a good time to gap up with some podcasts—a golden age of podcast-holing-up, actually. That will help you wade via the avalanche of listenable choices on the market, we determined to share some recommendations, in addition to an replace on the competitors between Apple Podcasts vs Spotify.

You is perhaps questioning who we’re. We’re the SPI Podcasts Group: Sara Jane Hess (Senior Producer) and David Grabowski (Producer). We handle all of Pat’s reveals and are engaged on some sit-on-our-handsthrilling stuff at SPI that we will’t inform you about simply but (however we are going to after we can, we promise!).

Anyway, let’s begin out with 4 podcasts we predict you need to attempt on for dimension.

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Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) CEO Elon Musk on Tuesday agreeing to the prospects of launching “Marscoin” despatched one other namesake cryptocurrency skyrocketing.

What Occurred: Musk in response to a query posed by Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao on Twitter mentioned “There will certainly be a MarsCoin!”

Musk in December final 12 months, probably in jest, floated the thought of “Marscoin — ” a cryptocurrency that might apparently energy the financial system of a colonized Mars.

The issue with the thought? A cryptocurrency known as Marscoin (MARS) already exists, and it appears to be like like traders rushed to make purchases within the aftermath of Musk’s tweet.

Marscoin (MARS) was buying and selling 1,800% larger at $1.35 at press time on Tuesday. The cryptocurrency was buying and selling round $0.09 till earlier within the day earlier than Musk’s tweet

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Peter Hargreaves, the self-made billionaire who co-founded Hargreaves Lansdown, is cashing in a £300m stake within the FTSE 100 funding agency he co-founded.

The corporate confirmed that Hargreaves, who began the dealer with Stephen Lansdown from a spare bed room in Bristol in 1981, was promoting £300m of shares through a putting with institutional traders.

The 74-year-old businessman is Hargreaves Lansdown’s greatest shareholder with a close to 24% stake price nearly £1.9bn. The deliberate share sale equates to a couple of sixth of his holding.

Final 12 months Hargreaves offloaded a slug of shares price £580m. At the moment he mentioned it was “long-term monetary planning to diversify my belongings” and that he would proceed to be a “substantial” shareholder within the funding platform.

The information noticed the shares shut down 1% at £16.53. The inventory has recovered from final 12 months’s low of £12.77 however remains to be effectively

Ministers ought to minimize VAT on repairs for electrical items and inexperienced residence enhancements, to assist individuals cut back greenhouse fuel emissions of their on a regular basis lives, an influential committee of MPs has urged.

Funding for inexperienced residence grants to put in insulation and low-carbon heating, must also be restored to kickstart a “inexperienced restoration” within the UK, stated the environmental audit committee in a report on find out how to “develop again higher” from the coronavirus disaster.

Philip Dunne, chairman of the committee, stated ministers should do extra to generate a inexperienced restoration. “The jury remains to be out [on whether the government will manage a green recovery],” he stated. “Final spring was about retaining the UK economic system in aspic, with emergency measures and funding. Now, there may be extra time to place collectively measures for the subsequent section. We have to see that aligned with

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We used to complain there were too many streaming services battling for our money. Now we can’t binge enough.

Of course, the coronavirus pandemic has changed our entertainment behaviors. Instead of going to a movie, concert or sports event, we’re more likely to stream something at home. As a result nearly all Americans subscribe to a streaming service, with most of us paying for perhaps five or more.

The appetite for streaming has grown globally. Worldwide viewing time grew 44% in the last three months of 2020, compared to the same period a year ago, according to Conviva, a Foster City, California research firm that tracks more than 500 million unique viewers and 180 billion streams annually on more than 3.3 billion applications.

In the U.S., viewing was up 27% over a year ago. But throughout most of 2020, viewing was up more than 40% over