Business

Big Brother Wants to Sell you Something

By |2020-01-06T09:03:52+00:00November 3rd, 2017|Business|

Author Mark Richards Both Amazon and Facebook have just announced huge jumps in their third-quarter profits. In Facebook’s case, this is down to rapidly increasing advertising revenues. But what does the success of these two companies say about the future of advertising? And does it have sinister implications for our privacy? In the old days, [...]

Apple and Amazon: The Trillion Dollar Twins

By |2020-01-06T09:02:23+00:00October 5th, 2018|Business, Technology|

Both Apple and Amazon are now valued at over a trillion dollars. How did they reach a valuation previously considered impossible? We take a look at two contrasting journeys to a trillion dollars… By Mark Richards. Throughout this year there has been an unofficial race going on – the first public company to be valued [...]

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The Great Shop-Off: Black Friday vs. Singles Day

By |2020-01-06T09:01:49+00:00November 16th, 2018|Business, Economy, Personal Finance|

By Mark Richards. Today is the start of the ‘Black Friday’ shopping bonanza. But how does Black Friday in the West compare to Singles’ Day in China? And what products are likely to be at the top of our shopping list over the next 11 days? Like millions of other people in the UK, I [...]

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Tech Trends and Predictions for 2019

By |2020-01-06T08:55:02+00:00January 7th, 2019|Business, Technology|

By Mark Richards. We wrote a lot about tech last year. In the year that brought us the General Data Protection Regulations (more of that later), it was impossible not to. But what might happen in 2019? We take a look at some predictions for the year ahead – with the most terrifying saved until [...]

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Apple Ready to Launch New Range of Phones and Watches

By |2020-01-06T08:54:48+00:00September 11th, 2018|Business, Technology|

By Mark Fairlie, brought to you by CashLady news. Apple’s annual product launch event takes place on September 12th, 2018, according to Popular Mechanics, and the world’s press and the company’s legion of fans worldwide are readying themselves for a number of product announcements delivered by CEO Tim Cook. iPhone – 3 new models? Both [...]

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How Will the Collapse of Wonga Impact the Short Term Loans Industry?

By |2019-11-05T11:31:24+00:00September 17th, 2018|Business, Personal Finance|

Last month the most high profile name in the short term loans industry went into administration. What does the collapse of Wonga mean for the industry and its customers? And if there are no regulated short term loans, what are the alternatives to Wonga? By Mark Richards. Wonga was founded in 2006 and – at [...]

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GDPR from Your Point of View

By |2019-10-09T08:07:04+00:00June 1st, 2018|Business, Technology|

Last Friday saw GDPR – the General Data Protection Regulation – come into effect. Countless companies sent out countless e-mails. But they all explained it from the companies’ point of view. So we have turned GDPR on its head and looked at it from your point of view – and we have done our very [...]

The Future is App Shaped as Uptake Rises on Money Management Tools

By |2019-10-09T08:07:02+00:00May 16th, 2018|Business, Personal Finance, Technology|

By Trevor Clawson Day-to-day budgeting is no longer something that most of us do in our heads,  or indeed with pencil, paper, calculator and spreadsheet. Increasingly Britons are keeping their finances under control with the assistance of a new generation of mobile apps. It’s a trend that is likely to accelerate as consumers become more [...]