This article originally appeared in New York magazine. Just before the February 2013 debut of House of Cards, Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos revealed his game plan for the streaming service. “The goal,” he told GQ, “is to...Show More Summary
The library awarded him the card "in recognition of his valuable service to the campus."
Just before the February 2013 debut of House of Cards, Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos revealed his game plan for the streaming service. “The goal,” he told GQ, “is to become HBO faster than HBO can become us.” More than a few TV-industry insiders dismissed Sarandos’s statement as bluster,... More »
Apple Pay rolled out in the U.K. this month, and today the service got a bit better, as Apple now supports HSBC and First Direct credit and debit cards in the country. That brings the total supported U.K. banks and card providers to nine — including Natwest, Santander, Nationwide, RBS, Ulster Bank, HSBC, First Direct, MBNA, and American […]
Windows 10 comes bundled with the Microsoft Solitaire Collection, gathering a bunch of variations on the eternally popular card game. But included withing the game are ads for other products and services — and if you want to remove the ads, Microsoft is charging $1.49 a month (or the bulk discount of $9.99 a year). Show More Summary
Apple Pay — or ?Pay if you're fancy — is Apple's mobile payment service. It stores your credit and debit card information on a Secure Element and lets you use it to pay online via apps on the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPad Air 2, or iPad...Show More Summary
Citi will refund roughly $700 million to 7 million consumers who paid for add-on credit card services like debt cancellation from 2003-2013 and pay a $35 million civil penalty for deceiving consumers with sale pitches, federal regulators have announced. The post Citi will refund $700 million for deceptive marketing of credit card add-on products appeared first on Elliott.
Samsung Pay is an upcoming mobile payment service for Samsung devices that aims to replace your physical cards and wallet, something quite a few companies have attempted. And it won’t work if your device is rooted. ISIS/Softcard did the same thing, not allowing the service to function if the device is rooted. And it [...]
Sure, we’ve all heard of the Grocery Shrink Ray, but gradually shrinking consumer products doesn’t just apply to physical items. Warranties can shrink, and the services that you receive as part of an account or a subscription can shrink too. Readers are reporting that their Discover card benefits will shrink as of next week, so we have bad news … [More]
The company has also expanded its on-demand home services platform, bringing it to a total of 15 urban areas in the U.S. In March, Amazon quietly launched a little-known exclusive for Prime members: an Amazon credit card with a 5% cash back program, in what might be an effort to lure customers away from rival retailer Target. Read Full Story
Amazon increasingly sees Prime as its future. This subscription service costs consumers $99 per year and offers a myriad of benefits like free 2-day shipping, streaming video, Kindle rentals, and now 5% cash […]
The iPhone has never offered expandable storage, users who want more storage have to rely upon cloud storage services or other solutions but it’s never as easy as popping in a microSD card. PhotoFast has come up with one such solution...Show More Summary
On the Web: The History of the Credit Card [Infographic] - Financial Services Club Blog - "Bearing in mind that credit cards are about to disappear as mobile wallets take over, I thought it would be nice to share this infographic ofShow More Summary
I love your products; a patron of your services. I own a MacBook Pro, an iPhone, a former iPod owner and it's only right that I own an Apple Watch at some point in the future. Even my dad purchases iTunes cards at an alarming rate. I'm...Show More Summary
Last week, hackers breached CVS’s photo site, so the company shut down its photo service to deal with potential credit card theft. But CVS wasn’t the only company affected. Now, Costco, Sam’s Club, Rite Aid, and dozens of other retailers...Show More Summary
Less than a week after CVS took down its CVSphoto.com site while it investigates a possible credit card breach, at least four other retailers including Costco and Sam’s Club have suspended online photo services following notification by...Show More Summary
Uber is once again dipping its toe into the world of innovative social science. Folks may recall that earlier this year it commissioned Alan Krueger, one of the country’s leading labor economists and formerly President Obama’s chief economist, to do an analysis of Uber drivers’ pay. Show More Summary
At one time, CVS did a ton of photo business, back when people would drop off film for one-hour processing. They haven’t exactly been a powerhouse since then, but now their online photo printing service is offline all together. Why? An all too familiar reason: it got hacked. Show More Summary
CVS has shut down its online photo service, warning its customers that there may have been a data theft and to call their banks if they get suspicious credit card charges. Read more...
(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) CVS shut down its online photo center Friday and alerted customers who visited CVSphoto.com that the independent vendor managing online payments for the site may have suffered a credit card breach. CVS has not yet revealed how many customers were impacted by the breach. "We have been made aware that [...]