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Ditch your Oyster, London Tubes to accept contactless payments from September

Ditch your Oyster, London Tubes to accept contactless payments from September

By 25 July 2014

Transport for London has announced that London's Tube network will accept contactless payments from 16 September. London's Overground, DLR and Tram networks will also support the payment system. Buses do already. That effectively means that you can ditch... >>

Amazon ‘Kindle Unlimited’ will be the Spotify subscription service for books

Amazon ‘Kindle Unlimited’ will be the Spotify subscription service for books

By 16 July 2014

Amazon is currently testing a subscription service for books that it calls "Kindle Unlimited". The Kindle Unlimited service will cost $10 per month and deliver ebooks and audiobooks to subscribers, much like Spotify does with music. In total there will... >>

London tubes next to accept contactless and smartphone payments instead of Oyster

London tubes next to accept contactless and smartphone payments instead of Oyster

By 22 April 2014

EE and Vodafone are in talks with Transport for London to allow commuters to use their NFC-enabled phones to pay for tube fares. London Underground ticket barriers are capable of reading the NFC chips in smartphones and contactless payment cards, much... >>

Oyster continues down path to become Spotify for books thanks to $14 million investment

Oyster continues down path to become Spotify for books thanks to $14 million investment

By 15 January 2014

Oyster, the book subscription service rather than the London Underground travel pass, has raised $14 million in investment in order to further expand its company and plans to become the go-to place to read digital literature. The service offers access... >>

65ft automated yacht that needs a crew of one debuts

65ft automated yacht that needs a crew of one debuts

By 16 January 2009

Fancy sailing around the world, but worried you haven't got enough mates to help you with all that sail hauling, rigging and general sailing stuff that you have to do? Oyster, a company that specialises in making ocean fairing sail boats has come up with... >>