Following a troubled relationship with tech giant Apple, Westpac Bank customers can finally use iMessage to send and receive money. The Australian bank’s customers can now make P2P transactions within iMessage by clicking on a Westpac icon that appears on the keyboard within iMessage. Westpac, which was previously using Israeli fintech PayKey to provide P2P features within iMessage, was required to shut down the feature following demands by Apple that it do so.
The Commonwealth Bank of Australia today unveiled its own chatbot Ceba that performs more than 200 banking tasks. Some of these tasks include activating cards, paying bills, receiving bank statements card etc. Check out the video of how Ceba works. Ceba will first be rolled out to 6.2 million NetBank and CommBank app users in the coming weeks and will be gradually be rolled out to the rest.
EXCLUSIVE – After a successful 2017, Goldman Sachs’s consumer lending offshoot Marcus is hoping for a better 2018 by expanding its products beyond personal loans and savings offerings. Now, Marcus will be providing home improvement loans ranging between $3,500 to $40,000 for periods of three to six years. Marcus previously offered loans topping out at $30,000. The new offering fits in with Goldman Sachs’s larger plan of using Marcus as the foundation for a larger retail banking line.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".