Groupon's Helping Turn the Internet Into One Big Pawn Shop

The place you'd go to flog your ex-fiancée's engagement ring is now online, thanks to the Groupon founders. Apparently they want to pull the shame out of pawning your belongings for a quick cash-loan, with their new investment, Pawngo. » 6/07/11 12:00pm 6/07/11 12:00pm

Is Capital One Offering Different Loans Based on Your Browser?

A fellow named Devin was looking to grab a car loan from Capital One to pay off his new ride. Normal stuff. Not normal? The bank's website apparently offering different interest rates based on which browser he used. Algorithm discrimination! » 11/02/10 8:40pm 11/02/10 8:40pm

Amazon Will Let You Loan Kindle Books to a Friend — But Publishers Can…

Amazon will add a neat new feature to its Kindle e-book program later this year, designed to let you loan Kindle e-books to your friends, either via Kindle devices or the Kindle app for the iPhone, iPad, Android, etc. » 10/22/10 4:43pm 10/22/10 4:43pm