This is a Compaq LTE 5280 laptop from the early 1990s, running a bespoke CA card. In 2016, McLaren Automotive—one of the most high-tech car and technology companies on the planet—still uses it and its DOS-based software to service the remaining hundred McLaren F1s out there, each valued at $10 million or more. Read more...
As of today—right this minute, even—you can purchase Steam games using credit cards, PayPal, and bitcoins. Rory Desmond, director of business at bitcoin payment service provider BitPay, laid out details for the company's new partnership...Show More Summary
I just received an email from a popular credit reporting service suggesting that I open new accounts. When you click the big yellow button, it takes you to various credit cards that are offering reduced interest for specific periods of time. Is it financially savvy to pay less interest on your credit cards? YES. Will […]
Today, The Criterion Collection announced that it would be partnering with FilmStruck, a new web-only streaming service from Turner Classic Movies. That’s great if you were dying to add another streaming service to your credit card bill, and very sad if you subscribe to Hulu. Read more...
Walmart has started rolling out its Walmart Pay service through its primary app for iPhone. The Apple Pay competitor allows you to scan a barcode with your phone to pay with your existing credit or debit card. It also saves all of your...Show More Summary
Russian journalist and Sputnik-Turkey's hub chief, Tural Kerimov, was recently denied entry into Turkey. His documents were confiscated by Ataturk International Airport's security services without any explanation, a move that might be connected to the Turkish government's decision to block access to Sputnik News Agency's website last Thursday.
A short but highly detailed documentary by [Krzysztof Tyszecki] explores the split-flap display system in place at the ?ód? Kaliska train station in Poland as well as the efforts needed by the staff to keep it running and useful to this day. Show More Summary
Already available in Australia and China, Apple's digital wallet service has just made its way to Singapore but only for American Express cardholders, with Visa joining the fray "soon".
SINGAPORE — Apple has launched Apple Pay in Singapore, but it's just for American Express-issued cards for now. The company announced Tuesday the mobile payment service has gone live here, becoming the sixth country after the U.S., Canada, the U.K., Australia and China to have it. Show More Summary
TD Bank is the latest financial institution to get support from Samsung Pay. Customers can now add any of their TD credit and debit cards to the payment service on their compatible Samsung phone. This announcement comes right after Regions Bank gained similar support. Show More Summary
Plastiq, the online bill pay service that charges your credit card and then sends out checks on your behalf has dropped the price of processing payments that you charge to a MasterCard from their standard 2.5% (which is still lower than...Show More Summary
ATM Card Skimming Incidents Up 546% ATM card skimming incidents skyrocketed 546% from 2014 to 2015. That figure comes from financial analytics company FICO and its FICO Card Alert Service software, which is designed to detect fraud resulting from things like debit and credit card skimming. Facebook Could Blow Up Credit [...]
TMZ has obtained the video that became a get out of jail free card for Donald Trump's campaign manager. The surveillance video shows what happened before Corey Lewandowski grabbed reporter Michelle Fields. You see a secret service agent telling her…
Samsung is making yet another effort to get new customers for its Samsung Pay service. From Friday, April 15 to May 10, anyone in the U.S. who has already signed up for Samsung Pay and makes their first three purchases will receive a...Show More Summary
Now that SoundCloud has launched its long anticipated paid streaming music service, we expect to see a flood of innovation as it rushes to find its place in a crowded marketplace. First up, a more direct audio integration with Twitter. _____________________________________ SoundCloud today announced an integration with Twitter Moments via...
Usually cash is a good idea when traveling overseas, especially if you’re not a fan of being charged for service fees and getting horrible exchange rates when withdrawing from a foreign ATM or using your credit card. However traveling with cash can be dangerous as it could be easily stolen, leaving you stranded. Show More Summary
T-Mobile is set to kill Mobile Money, the prepaid debit card program that the Un-carrier launched in early 2014. According to Fierce Wireless, T-Mobile has begun alerting Mobile Money users that the service will shut down on July 27....Show More Summary
FICO Card Alert Service reports a sixfold increase in the number of A.T.M.s in the United States compromised by skimming devices in 2015.
Mobile payment services are increasingly becoming popular. They enable users to pay on the move without having to worry about carrying cards or cash. Some services even allow users to pay for in-app purchases and online shopping. While...Show More Summary
The update introduces collectible cards containing ‘original artwork’ that users can show off to others.