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  • Virtual Currency Rewards: Plink Pays You Facebook Credits To Eat Out

    Virtual Currency Rewards: Plink Pays You Facebook Credits To Eat Out

    Buy a hamburger and get rewarded with Facebook Credits to spend on a virtual cow. That’s the mouth-watering promise of startup Plink, which is launching a virtual currency loyalty rewards system for restaurants. You register a credit card with Plink, and then when you make purchases at Taco Bell, 7-Eleven, Dunkin Donuts, or one of Plink’s other clients you’ll get Facebook… Read More

  • Google Buys Mobile Visual Search Startup Plink

    Google Buys Mobile Visual Search Startup Plink

    Google has purchased mobile visual search startup Plink for an undisclosed sum, the UK-based company has just announced on its blog and Twitter account (via The Guardian). The company’s two founders, PhD students Mark Cummins and James Philbin, will work on Google Goggles and help enhance the search giant’s visual search applications. Read More