Google Acquires BeatThatQuote for $61.5 Million

Google has broken new ground in the personal finance realm with the purchase of UK price comparison website BeatThatQuote for $61.5 million. BeatThatQuote, launched in 2005, provides price comparisons for UK loans, insurance, legal services, utilities and other financial products. It was named one of the UK’s fastest-growing websites by Nielsen in 2007. By adding price comparison results to search, …

Victoria Scott-RichardsGoogle Acquires BeatThatQuote for $61.5 Million

Most Expensive Apps on the Android Market

The Android Market was opened in 2008; a mere day after Google released the initial version of its mobile operating system. Additionally, unlike the App Store’s maximum price of $999.99, Google only allows developers to charge up to $200 for their Android Market apps. In December, 2010, Business Insider published a list of the most expensive Android apps. Here are …

Victoria Scott-RichardsMost Expensive Apps on the Android Market

Myers Sells his Superyacht Senses to Larry Page of Google

Senses are the 59 meter luxury super yacht which had been cruising around the world with its Kiwi owner Sir Douglas Myers for some years now. The news is that Myers, who described Senses as an adventure boat, has sold the luxury motor boat to the Google co-founder Larry Page. Senses had been listed on the Boat International website for …

Victoria Scott-RichardsMyers Sells his Superyacht Senses to Larry Page of Google

2011 Bentley Continental GT announced!

The Bentley Continental GT has been updated for 2011 , although the VolksWagen-owned British firm is touting it as an all-new model. The new model features facelifted front and rear ends, a slightly re-done interior, an upgraded V12 and the promise of a new V8 base engine. New features include sculpted aluminium front wings and boot lid, new headlamps with …

Victoria Scott-Richards2011 Bentley Continental GT announced!

Apple Heads Termed As Most Valuable Brand

Apple is a brand that has faced major setbacks before and bounced back every time to become the world’s most valuable brand. According to the Forbes magazine Apple heads the list of most valuable brands today with a net worth of $57.4 billion. Microsoft was beaten with a small margin to the second place which has a net worth of …

Victoria Scott-RichardsApple Heads Termed As Most Valuable Brand