1SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr continue reading » Google will soon offer checking accounts to consumers, becoming the latest Silicon Valley heavyweight to push into finance.The project, code-named Cache, is expected to launch next year with accounts run by Citigroup Inc. C -1.32% and a credit union at Stanford University, a tiny lender in Google’s backyard.Big tech companies see financial services as a way to get closer to users and glean valuable data. Apple Inc. introduced a credit card this summer. Amazon.com Inc. has talked to banks about offering checking accounts. Facebook Inc. is working on a digital currency it hopes will upend global payments.Their ambitions could challenge incumbent financial-services firms, which fear losing their primacy and customers. They are also likely to stoke a reaction in Washington, where regulators are already investigating whether large technology companies have too much clout.
Team captain Robbie Keane says that we could be joint top with Italy.. The Ireland squad will return to training this morning in Versailles after last night’s heroics at the Stade de France.Group E has been blown wide open after Wes Hoolahan’s brilliant goal helped Ireland to claim a 1-all draw against Sweden in their opening game, In the night’s other action….Italy beat Belgium 2-0….which has put extra importance on our meeting with the top-seeds in Bordeaux on Saturday.
The Brazil-born Spanish international’s scored 12 top-flight goals already.Moyes says it’s not often you see a striker come from overseas, and play in such a British way.Manchester City are without the suspended Sergio Aguero and Fernandinho for their clash with Watford while Emre Caen is a doubt for Liverpool’s game away to Middlesbrough.Boro have netted only 13 times in 15 top flight matches this season.Reds boss Jurgen Klopp says he doesn’t see their opponents as lacking creativity.In the nights other matches Stoke face Southampton, Spurs meet Hull, West Brom are up against Swansea and West Ham welcome Burnley. It’s a busy night in the Premier League with 8 games taking place.Leaders Chelsea travel to Sunderland and it’s reported that Eden Hazard will miss the match through injury.Sunderland manager David Moyes says they need to stop Diego Costa to get anything from tonight’s game.