Facebook wants to be Facebank too

SHARE Facebook wants to be Facebank too

Facebook is close to receiving approval in Ireland to offer financial services to users. Facebook users would be able to store money on the social networking system and use it to pay for purchases, Financial Times reports. Facebook also has held talks with three London companies that offer international money transfer services.

Andy Ihnatko tries to wrap his head around Facebook’s $2B Oculus deal

Facebook buying WhatsApp for $19B

Mobile Payment Experiment: Can An iPhone Replace Your Wallet?

The Latest
Scores, highlights and more from Saturday’s games.
For the 24th year, volunteers gleefully gathered to offload 1,200 Christmas trees, promised to families in need, from the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Mackinaw.
Isaak Phillips also went down to Rockford with Kaiser, while Louis Crevier was called up to the NHL for the first time. Jarred Tinordi’s activation off injured reserve sparked the shuffle Saturday.
Toni Preckwinkle is known for her restrained yet clearly commanding presence, sporting a rather sensible, no flair look. Guess what Maria Pappas gave her for Christmas? “I thought Toni could use some Pappas style,” the treasurer told Sneed.