Google plans to offer checking accounts next year

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google is planning to offer checking accounts within its Google Pay app, The Wall Street Journal reports. Its “Cache” project, which could launch as soon as next year, will be offered in partnership with Citigroup and a small Stanford University credit union. Google says that the accounts will be branded up front as coming from these banks, which will handle the financial backend and regulatory compliance. Google executive…

"Google plans to offer checking accounts next year"

Bose discontinues Sleepbuds due to faulty battery, will offer full refund to all customers

Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Bose is fully discontinuing its Sleepbuds, the $250 earbuds that were designed to be worn during sleep to help drown out disturbances and other unwanted noise. Returns of the product will be accepted until December 31st, and customers are being promised a full refund. Bose has posted a notice about the Sleepbuds on its website, where the company recounts their development, Indiegogo campaign, and commercial release. “We knew…

"Bose discontinues Sleepbuds due to faulty battery, will offer full refund to all customers"