Facebook has launched “Deals” in the UK, its location-based service which rewards you for regularly checking into places such as shops and restaurants.
A couple of new developments in contactless payment technology have been announced in the UK in last few days.
Google has decided to drop the property listings from Google Maps worldwide from February 10th.
Have you ever wondered how credit card numbers work? No? Well this infographic from Mint.com won’t be of interest to you then.
When we think about innovation in financial services, we’ll often ask ourselves questions such as “if Google was a bank, what would it do?” or “If Apple designed bank branches, what would they look like?”. Well, we could already have the answer to that second question, thanks to Citibank’s prototype branches.
Google Maps has added a new feature which will estimate how much you’ll spend on fuel when making a journey.
Money Dashboard has launched, aiming to “provide a simple online solution for time-poor consumers who struggle to keep track of spending and income”.
Here’s a nice visualisation of the scale of Britain’s debt problems, thanks to everyone’s favourite Russian puzzle video game, Tetris.
Incahoot is a new website which promises to use the collective buying power of its members to negotiate market beating exclusive discounts on everyday services.
Google has expanded the number of financial comparison ads which are triggered on certain search terms in the US.