Revolut Launches Price Comparison Service In UK

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FinTech Revolut is working with Decision Tech , a price-comparison technology company, to launch a new service to help users compare — and switch — providers of gas, electricity, broadband, mobile and TV. FinTechs offering a price-comparison service directly to customers.”

Comparisons of platforms vs banks by the numbers

Chris Skinner

I’m not a financial analyst but a technologist and so, unsurprisingly, I got called out by some pedantic accountants over my simplistic assertion that Ant Financial is 35x more productive than banks like Barclays, as I was simply using their revenues per employee to make comparisons. Similarly, in previous discussions … The post Comparisons of platforms vs banks by the numbers appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog.

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Mobile Wallet Comparison Guide 2018: NFC smartphone payments stall

Mobile Payments Today

Mobile Payments Today Editor Will Hernandez previews the latest guide from Networld Media Group

Grocers Can Tap Into Price Comparison Apps

PYMNTS

The initial inner workings of a price comparison tool called Basket began when Neil Kataria was a kid. He loved to optimize his mom and dad’s shopping trips by clipping coupons and spotting sales. Years later, he found himself spending a ton of baby products and groceries when he had a family. And comparing prices between grocers wasn’t an easy feat. As a result, Kataria founded Basket.

Apache Sling JVM Performance Comparison

Perficient

If you are curious, you can checkout the Sling JVM Comparison project on Github. To create a meaningful comparison, I setup and ran the test an Amazon EC2 m5.large instance running Ubuntu 18.04

Shoppers Use Mobile For In-Store Comparisons

PYMNTS

New data collected in a survey by online and mobile publishing and advertising company Opera Mediaworks back in September reveals interesting trends among mobile users as they shop in-store. Here are some of the key findings. Perhaps the most striking result is that 47 percent of mobile users ages 14 and older will use their mobile device to research competitor store pricing in-store when shopping for the holidays.

InsurTech Comparison Sites transform to Robo Brokers as Insurance value chain shifts

Bank Innovation

Delving into the 156 InsurtTech ventures in our database, we see a lot of comparison sites. Comparison sites also have a proven revenue model. However we see… Read more InsurTech Comparison Sites transform to Robo Brokers as Insurance value chain shifts. Sometimes, the simplest innovation wins. These clearly work well markets such as India, China, Africa and Latin America where lots of consumers are buying insurance for the first time.

Credit Cards Comparison: PSECU vs. Citi

MyBankTracker

Comparisons of these cards reveal how you may have better options available for your financial goals. Credit cards can be powerful financial tools for earning rewards, consolidating debt, and improving personal credit when used properly.

Mobile Payments: Comparison of Two Powerhouses of the World

Let's Talk Payments

China and the USA are the largest economies of the world, and one of the most important criteria for being a large economy is having an evolved financial infrastructure. A well-advanced financial infrastructure has helped in the financial inclusion of both countries which have in-turn helped in the growth of the economies.

Card Cleaning Smart Comparison Guide

ATM Marketplace

How much does a card reader breakdown cost you

InsurTech Comparison Sites transform to Robo Brokers as Insurance value chain shifts

Daily Fintech

Delving into the 156 InsurtTech ventures in our database , we see a lot of comparison sites. Comparison sites also have a proven revenue model. In this post we look at where the puck is headed in more mature markets and why these comparison sites will have to morph to a more sophisticated Robo Broker model. If I give you a comparison of prices from different insurance companies, I can make money sending the resulting click to the insurance company.

Nerdwallet Wants To Make Comparison Shopping For Financial Services Simple

Tech and Finance

“Most people don’t want to learn about personal finance in detail; they just want to know they aren’t screwing up,” said Tim Chen, who is CEO of Nerdwallet, the comparison site for financial products from credit cards to mortgages. Onstage at Money 2020 with Angela Strange of Andreesen Horowitz, she said the airline industry is far ahead in comparison shopping and its engines like Kayak and Expedia save consumers $10 billion.

Top News In Payments: Antitrust Probe For Google Shopping Comparison Tool; Visa Warns Of Rise in Gas Station POS Cyberattacks

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Department of Justice is expanding its antitrust probe to include Google’s online shopping comparison tool, and Visa warns of an increase in fuel dispenser POS cyberattacks. US Antitrust Regs Probe Google’s Shopping Comparison Tool. Department of Justice is expanding its antitrust probe to include Google’s online shopping comparison tool. The investigation will delve into how Google acts in the eCommerce comparison market and whether it hurts the competition.

Nerdwallet Wants To Make Comparison Shopping For Financial Services Simple

Tom Groenfeldt

Nerdwallet cuts through the complexity of financial products like credit cards so consumers can see which fit their needs, from cash back to earning miles

Top 10 reasons AML is without comparison

ABA Community Banking

An AML Tribute to David Letterman Compliance Blogs AML & Fraud BSA/AML. 1AML & Fraud

Report: GoodRx Files For IPO

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based prescription drug price-comparison company, plans to go public. IPO Editors' Picks GoodRx ipo News prescription drugs price comparison telehealth What's HotGoodRx Inc., the Santa Monica, Calif.-based

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Deep Dive: How America Eats – A Comparison Between Grocery Stores And QSRs

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American dining habits are changing, and so is how consumers spend money on food. Millennials and younger portions of the population are now turning to convenient, customizable and healthy fare in search of sustenance that fits into their daily hustles. Rather than gathering around the dinner table for a home-cooked meal that could take hours to prep, many are turning to meal kits and takeout.

Revolut launches 'Essentials', a price comparison service

The Paypers

UK-based fintech Revolut has launched a price comparison service, ‘Essentials’, in collaboration with Decision Tech

Trulioo Launches ID Document Verification With Facial Comparison Technology

Let's Talk Payments

Trulioo and Mitek join forces to offer a comprehensive global identity verification solution for fraud prevention and AML/KYC compliance Vancouver, B.C. – (May 15, 2017) – Trulioo, the leading global. Authentication Biometrics News news US

The power of graph technology for insurance price comparison

Bobsguide

Emil Eifrem of Neo Technology explains how Wobi, Israel’s best known price comparison website for pensions and insurance, is using graph technology to enhance its service and stay ahead of the competition. Graph databases are helping the financial sector innovate new and exciting services

Core beta factor comparison redux

Manage Your Bank, Not Your Model

The OCC recently published its Fall 2014 Semiannual Risk Perspective. One highlight in the document was information the OCC compiled from supervisory reviews performed in 4Q 2013 and 1Q 2014. The OCC's goal was to collect and analyze the range of practices used to measure IRR. The data collected included repricing assumptions for five deposit categories in a +/-100 bp shock analysis. A link to their data is shown to the right.

Core beta factor comparison redux

Manage Your Bank, Not Your Model

The OCC recently published its Fall 2014 Semiannual Risk Perspective. One highlight in the document was information the OCC compiled from supervisory reviews performed in 4Q 2013 and 1Q 2014. The OCC''s goal was to collect and analyze the range of practices used to measure IRR. The data collected included repricing assumptions for five deposit categories in a +/-100 bp shock analysis. A link to their data is shown to the right.

InsurTech Comparison Sites transform to Robo Brokers as Insurance value chain shifts

Daily Fintech

Delving into the 156 InsurtTech ventures in our database , we see a lot of comparison sites. Comparison sites also have a proven revenue model. In this post we look at where the puck is headed in more mature markets and why these comparison sites will have to morph to a more sophisticated Robo Broker model. If I give you a comparison of prices from different insurance companies, I can make money sending the resulting click to the insurance company.

Yelp: Google Hasn’t Done Enough To Highlight Rivals

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In an effort to appease EU regulators, Google is now attempting to boost rivals like Kelkoo , a French price-comparison search service. Last week, Google announced a new Ad placement on its search pages: Comparison Listing Ads (CLAs). Merchants who are working with the small number of Google-approved CSSs (Comparison Shopping Services) taking part in this program will benefit from the additional qualified traffic that these CSSs provide,” Kelkoo said in a blog post.

NerdWallet acquires British comparison site Know Your Money

The Paypers

US-based personal finance company NerdWallet has acquired UK-based comparison site Know Your Money

Jijini finance comparisons

Bankelele

Here’s hoping they expand their product range into other areas like telephone rates, credit cards, mortgages and enable loan rate comparisons at different banks using APR. Jijini Markets is a new site I stumbled on that compares Kenya financial products. Jijini Markets screenshot. The rates are quite good and up to date E.g. just compared the ones for 3-month fixed deposits at various banks.

How Banking Comparison Sites Impact Consumer Search and Your Website

The Financial Brand

The post How Banking Comparison Sites Impact Consumer Search and Your Website appeared first on The Financial Brand. NerdWallet, Credit Karma, The Points Guy and others rock bank and credit union ranking in financial services Google searches. Digital Marketing Guerilla & Non-Traditional

Data collection underway for 2016 ATM Comparison Guide

ATM Marketplace

Participation is free and, this year, the guide will expand to cover intelligent teller machines and self-service retail banking devices in addition to traditional ATMs

LendingTree Agrees to Buy Rival Comparison Shopping Site

American Banker

LendingTree has agreed to pay up to $130 million to acquire the credit-card shopping site CompareCards. consumer-finance breaking_news national-regional credit-card dealmaking-strategy

PayPal’s Honey Deal Shows Appeal Of Price-Tracking Apps

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That includes barcode scanning and price comparison apps. For instance, “ Shopbrain lets users scan a product in-store and receive an instant price comparison on over one billion products from 10,000 stores,” according to NBC. Retail Acquisition comparison shopping discounts ecommerce Honey News PayPal price tracking Rewards shopping What's HotIn retail these days, it’s all about the ecosystem, and it’s also sometimes about rewards and discounts.

Google Shopping Rivals Question EU Rule Compliance

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Shopping comparison website operators sent a letter to the European Union’s Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager late last week contending that Google isn’t complying with a ruling by the EU in regards to how it should display shopping services. According to a report in CNET citing the open letter, the shopping comparison website rivals contend the auction-based system for deciding which shopping services are on display hasn’t fixed the issues.

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Comparison-Shopping Sites Expose Banks' Digital Achilles' Heel

American Banker

As the search and advertising giant prepares to close Google Compare, banks should take note of two major lessons: even a well-known brand name doesn’t guarantee a smash hit. And two, online credit applications — which can be advertised on such lead generator services — need to be easier to fill out. digital-banking mobile bank-technology

Kelkoo Ready To Bring Google Fight To The US

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British price comparison site Kelkoo is ready to take its complaint against Google to U.S. The comments come as Kelkoo and other companies believe that EU efforts to ensure competitive fairness have been inadequate, as it has accused Google of unfairly promoting its own comparison shopping service. Google advertising Antitrust Laws Competition fines Kelkoo News price comparison shopping What's Hot

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A comparison of portfolio and investment management systems for hedge funds

Bobsguide

Hedge fund managers are finally embracing the opportunities generated by the evolution of tech solutions, according to a report released by EY late last year. More than half of hedge fund managers are now innovating to improve their operational efficiency and enhance their processes. With new

Goodbye, Google Compare: Which Startups Are Competing In Car Insurance Comparison?

CB Insights

In March 2015, Google officially entered the US insurance market to much fanfare with launch of its auto insurance comparison engine, Google Compare. Less than a year later, Google has announced that it is pulling the plug, according to media … Continued. Insurance Tech