Thursday, February 29, 2024
Lloyds Banking Group remained the largest mortgage lender in 2019 based on gross lending, increasing its market share by 1.4% last year. Meanwhile, Nationwide BS moved into the top spot in the buy-to-let market, increasing its market share by...
PayPal has seen an increase in the number of over 50s using its services between March and April this year, the first time this age group has been the firm's fastest growing segment. The increase comes as the COVID-19 pandemic...
Google has provided another update on how it handles so-called 'infinite scroll' web pages stating that "Googlebot doesn't scroll". Last month we reported on comments from Google's Developer Relations Manager, Martin Splitt who urged caution to website owners looking at...
Google has announced that it will shortly be rolling out support for 'special announcement' website markup, enabling organisations to deliver announcements relating to COVID-19. The new type of markup, part of the Schema.org structured markup movement, enables website owners to...
Starting in July, Google will ban the use of so-called 'clickbait' copy in advertisements shown on their network. Speaking on the announcement, the search giant said that the new policy will ban any "advertisement which uses sensationalist or clickbait text...
Admiral is issuing £110m worth of refunds to its car and van insurance customers in response to the nation following government advice to stay home. Admiral says it's issuing the refunds in recognition of its customers' decision to follow government...
Spanish banking group, Santander has launched PagoFX, an app that lets customers transfer money abroad. The new service is delivered via a mobile app that will let UK debit cardholders from any bank send money abroad using real-time exchange rates. Reuters...
Facebook Ads has announced that it will be removing the 28-day attribution model from its platform. The change will come into effect on 12th October. The change is likely to affect many Facebook advertisers, particularly as the 28-day attribution model...
Listen to the podcast interview What is developer-first banking? When you visit the Weavr website for the first time, you're greeted by an intriguing message; 'welcome to developer-first banking'. What is 'developer-first banking'? I posed this question to my latest guest on...
Starling and OakNorth banks have been added to the British Business Bank's list of lenders under the CBILS (Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme). Both Starling and OakNorth join more than 45 lenders now approved for the scheme. Their lender status...