Catch Up with Coup

The first week of July has given us unpredictable weather, The Ashes and a wealth of top stories that have caught our attention...

The hotly anticipated Apple Pay is set to reach UK shores next week, allowing customers to pay for goods and services using an iPhone or Apple Watch via the Wallet app. The UK is the first territory to receive the service outside the U.S.

David Cameron could be looking to ban Whatsapp and Snapchat as part of new legislation. Dubbed the Snoopers Charter, the Government allegedly wants to stop people sending encrypted messages. "In our country, do we want to allow a means of communication between people which we cannot read?” said Cameron in January. If passed, the new law could come into force later this year.

To celebrate it’s 20th Birthday, Amazon will hold a day of deals set to rival Black Friday. ‘Prime Day’ will feature 24 hours of exclusive deals for Amazon Prime members on July 15th.

Harper Lee's Go Set a Watchman, which is due to be published on July 14th, has become the most pre-ordered title on Amazon since the final Harry Potter book, according to the online retail giant.

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg us to join the board of SurveyMonkey, the online company formerly run by her late husband who died in an accident in May. In a statement Sandberg said; “I’m looking forward to working with the board and this amazing team and help to realize Dave’s vision of building a lasting company that will impact the way we all do business for years to come.”

Earlier this week, Coup caught up with Christina Mercando, CEO and founder of Ringly to find out more about the tech inspired cocktail ring which alerts you to important notification from your smartphone.

And the youngest sister in the Kardashian-Jenner family Kylie Jenner has announced she will be turning beauty blogger as she prepares for the launch of her own online beauty tutorials.