Tag Archive: Money


Instagram is ready to make some serious money

After launching ads a year and half ago Instagram is now giving advertisers a much more powerful tool to integrate their ads. The tools include “Shop Now”,”Install”and “Sign Up” buttons.

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These button appears at the bottom right of the advertisement. The company made  advertisement open for all the advertisers. It is worth noting that pressing the buttons do  not take you away from Instagram completely. Instead, it open a mini version  [Read More…]

Hackers are stealing money through the Starbucks app, ensure your passwords are strong

Hackers are stealing money from credit cards, bank and PayPal accounts through the official Starbucks app. You can easily prevent this from occurring by using strong passwords.

Sony expects to lose more money on mobile devices this year

Sony today released its earnings report for the last quarter of its fiscal year, showing an expectation of losses for its mobile division this year.

Huawei Honor 4C launched in China, promises to offer tremendous value for money

Huawei has launched its latest entry-level handset in the Chinese market, with the Honor 4C offering a 720p display, 13MP camera and octa-core CPU for just CNY 799 (roughly $ 128).

Barclays Pingit will allow you to send money using your Twitter handle

Barclays has announced that Pingit users in the UK will be able to use their smartphones to send money using Twitter handles, which would remove the requirement for mobile numbers and bank account details to be exchanged. The new feature will go live on March 10.

You can now send money through Gmail in the UK with Google Wallet

Google has today announced a new feature in Gmail for UK users. It’s now possible to transfer funds through the email service using Google Wallet. The new transfer feature in the desktop version of Gmail is free to use and doesn’t require the recipient to have a Gmail address – they’ll be required to set up and configure a Google Wallet Balance to receive the transferred funds.

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Snapchat announces Snapcash, a simpler way to send money

Instant messaging giant Snapchat has announced a new feature that allows users to send money to their friends directly through Snapchat. The feature — called Snapcash — is the result of a partnership between Snapchat and Square, the mobile payment leader. Inspired by Square Cash, which allows users to send money to others by simply typing a dollar amount into the subject line of an email, Snapcash will allow users to type a dollar amount into a Snap to their friend and  [Read More…]

You can now send money to your friends through Snapchat

Have you ever found yourself wishing you could instantly send cash to your friends with the same service you use to send ephemeral pictures? Well you’re in luck because Snapchat has announced a new feature today called ‘Snapcash.’ The new service will allow you to instantly send money to your friends by simply entering the dollar amount into a message on Snapchat and tapping the send button.

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Twitter wants to make money when it grows up

No longer the fun-loving “Toys ‘R’ Us” kid, Twitter is all grown up now and it wants to make money. The social network released a statement on Wednesday outlining its strategy on the Internet, stating that it wants to bring in revenue, and lots of it, though it did not give any specifics on that plan. The confusing statement was met with some mockery on the social network itself.

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We’re raising money for kids hospitals with NVIDIA and Gameloft, and you could win a Shield tablet!

This weekend I’m participating in Extra Life, a fundraiser by avid gamers to raise money for local children’s hospitals. It’s a bit of a marathon, whereby participants play games (board games, video games – whatever you’re into) for 24 hours straight. Last time I did this, I hauled my PC gaming rig to our group’s headquarters for the event, but this year I’m traveling light and playing mobile games exclusively. We’ve partnered up with Gameloft and  [Read More…]