Credit Benchmark raises $20m, Apple Pay launches and an exclusive look at Hive connected Home

This week we filmed from Hive Connected Home for the launch of Hive Active Heating 2.

Rakuten acquires a 100% stake in Fi, s.me. Entrepreneur First raises £8.5 million in funds to help talented individuals create innovative products and Balderton Capital leads a $20m series B round for Credit Benchmark. Apple pay launches with 3 major banks on board. Plus the Director of British Gas Connected Homes talks Hive Active Heating 2.

All this and more in your week in tech.

Download of the week

This week’s download of the week is Babylon, this app acts as your very own personal health service allowing you to video call your GP and also get your prescription delivered straight to a pharmacy near you. Available for download now on iOS and Android.

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