Yandex.Money, a Russian money transfer service, have updated their Windows Phone app to version 2.4. The app lets users make payments, purchase virtual goods, top up their phone and more, supporting more than 220,000 services. The update brings support for the use of any credit card to make transfers and payments to other users of […]
If you’re still using your debit card and PIN at self-pay gas pumps, here’s a reminder of why that isn’t such a good idea. Florida’s Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services sent inspectors out to look for card skimmers in gas pumps all over the state. They found more than 103 of the devices. That’s only about 1.5% of the … [More]
PayPal is probably best known for helping customers use their bank accounts, credit cards, or debit cards in online transactions. But as a big financial payments company, PayPal also offers lots of other products. One of them is PayPal...Show More Summary
Sponsored Post Card fraud liability is changing and Santander Bank can help you get ready. New small business customers who sign up for a Merchant Services and a Business Checking Plus account can earn $500.
If you’re saying to yourself, “Man, Brian writes about Netflix every two weeks or so,” you’re not wrong. “Bloodline,” “Daredevil,” “Grace and Frankie,” “House of Cards,” “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”—the streaming service has clearly designed 2015 as the year their takeover of your free time becomes complete. Show More Summary
Hoopla Digital, one of our picks for best audiobook services, will now let you check out over 5,509 ebooks and 579 comics for free. All you need is a library card. Read more...
Passengers traveling to or from Denmark may have information about their credit cards, travel partners and previous destinations freely accessed by the country's Security and Intelligence Service if new legislation is passed.
You know what you really shouldn’t be doing while drunk? Besides driving, or texting your ex, impulsively flexing your credit card online. But some people want to bring out our worst tendencies, and so now, there’s an service that’ll text you links to shit you don’t need when you’re sloshed. Read more...
Mobile wallet apps have confused consumers for years and it doesn't help when long term solutions are not supported. Samsung just sent emails to Samsung Wallet owners announcing the 30 June termination of its service.
In a recent change to its iCloud syncing service, Apple has raised the total number of contacts it will store and sync across your devices before hitting the maximum allowed. Previously iCloud enforced a hard limit of syncing 25,000 contacts, but an updated support document (via iFun.de) highlights that limit doubling now to a total of […]
Although dial-up touchtone services like voicemail and calling cards have started to be replaced by modern technologies like Visual Voicemail and voice-over-IP, sometimes they’re still useful and necessary. If you find yourself frequently...Show More Summary
Samsung has set a date to shutdown its Wallet service, declaring June 30 as the last day of its existence. Wallet was a lot like Apple’s Passbook, acting as a place for Samsung device owners to place their coupons, gift cards, and membership...Show More Summary
Russia has also created a national payment system for processing credit card transactions, after Visa and MasterCard stopped providing services for some Russian banks that were subject to Western sanctions.
Very few companies ever manage to change the face of the commercial world we live in. Even fewer do so in the very first years of existence. Square, the merchant services (credit card acceptance) company co-founded in 2009 by Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey, has done just that. By using one of Square’s adorable miniature [...]
It used to be an expectation. As soon as you arrived in your big city hotel room, you'd see a card on the pillow inviting you to place an order for room service breakfast. But fewer and fewer of those cards are being hung on hotel room doors before bedtime, thanks [...]
While linking credit cards to apps and services does seem like a good idea as it helps make things more efficient, especially since you don’t have to keep entering your credit card details, it can also prove to be rather dangerous. According...Show More Summary
Abbott government to impose GST on online services like Netflix.
An audit of “Government Travel Charge Transactions” conducted by the Department of Defense found that a large number of Pentagon employees have been using their government credit cards for gambling, escort services, and other adult activities.
In discussions of the custom of tipping, you never hear typical consumers wish that they were expected or asked to tip their service providers in more industries. Yet Square, a service that lets small businesses accept credit card and direct mobile payments on phones and tablets, gives any business the opportunity to prompt customers for a tip. Of course, Square’s … [More]
Max Levchin is no stranger when it comes to revolutionizing the financial industry. He’s one of the cofounders of PayPal, the online payment service, where he served as CTO for 4 years before getting acquired by eBay for $1.5 billion. Show More Summary