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Transfer gossip: Who could move in the January transfer window?

BBC News

The January window is about to open and the transfer rumours will start to hot up. Will Premier League leaders Chelsea add to their squad? Are Manchester United missing a defender? Flip the cards to see if the player has been linked with your team - and how much they might cost.


Venmo temporarily halts instant money transfers

Engadget

Did you need a friend to pay you back on Venmo as soon as humanly possible? You might have to twiddle your thumbs for a little while. Venmo has temporarily pulled its instant transfer feature in order to make a "few changes" to the service. You can still use regular bank transfers, but that won't help much if you need that money to pay a bill. Venmo didn't go into detail when asked about the pause, but said it was done to handle "technical issues."


Revamped NCAA Waiver Policy Helps Transfers Play Right Away

U.S. News

"By enacting a new rule that allows such allegations to be described as mitigating circumstances instead of egregious behavior, the NCAA has encouraged member institutions to settle these matters without the student-athlete's previous school having to admit to any wrongdoing," Mars said. "Over time, this more collaborative approach to addressing waiver requests is likely to result in more positive outcomes for student-athletes. What's more, the new rule's endorsement of cooperation between the two schools will undoubtedly result in speedier decisions by the NCAA staff."


Arsenal Transfer Rumors: Julian Draxler, 4 Others Linked To Gunners This January?

International Business Times

There may be added pressure on Arsenal to make a big transfer move this winter after one of the Premier League's top teams got an early jump on the competition. The transfer window opens on Jan. 1 and closes at 11:00 p.m. GMT on Jan.


Venmo increases fees on instant money transfers

Engadget

Effective November 6th, Venmo patrons who use Instant Transfer to move money from their Venmo accounts to their debit cards will notice increased service fees. Instead of a flat $.25 per transfer, Instant Transfer fees will be set at 1% of the total sum. The sliding fee scale is a change that patrons who move large sums of money will want to take notice of. For example, a $50 transfer will now cost you $.50 in fees, while a $1000 transfer will short you ten bucks. The convenient Instant Transfer option, which is available 24 hours a day 365 days a year and only takes about thirty minutes to complete is quite appealing.