Google Now, Google’s service focused on bringing you real-time information to your mobile device – including things like traffic updates, scores, stock changes, travel times, your flight status, and much more – is getting a notable update today. Show More Summary
Discover Financial Services announced its fourth quarter and full year 2014 earnings on Wednesday, January 21. The company reported a 33% year-over-year decrease in net income to $404 million for the quarter. The decline in net income was partly due to changes in the structure of the company’s customer rewards program, though they benefited from a […]
The deadline for mailing 1099-MISC forms to recipients this year is February 2, 2015. Here’s a frequent question we get here at Small Business Trends. It concerns payments you made to vendors, independent workers and service providers last year via PayPal or credit card: If my small business paid independent contractors or other businesses using...
The new Netflix slate for February offers, let’s face it, slim pickings in the way of exciting movies. The list of films that will disappear from the popular streaming service on February 1 is far more impressive than the new arrivals. Show More Summary
As Netflix subscribers prepare to hunker down and binge the new season of House of Cards, let’s remember the streaming service
Soon it may be possible to pay in Bitcoin from any merchant that uses Braintree. The service already allows participating merchants to support payments from credit and debit cards, PayPal, Venmo, and Apple Pay. Now, thanks to Braintree’s partnership with Bitcoin storage provider Coinbase, U.S. Show More Summary
While Netflix is losing a number of James Bond movies, the streaming service will make up the losses by releasing the highly-anticipated third season of the political drama series, "House of Cards" in its February roster of new movies and shows.
True Link, a startup that emerged from Y Combinator to protect the elderly from financial fraud, just raised $3.4 million from a group of investors including Cambia Health Solutions. While Cambia isn’t a traditional Sand Hill venture...Show More Summary
An Italian company is selling a new SIM card that it says will let users access the popular mobile-messaging service WhatsApp all over the world.
“This week, I received a text from my bank with my weekly balance. My driver texted me the location where he was parked. I booked plane tickets and got a text confirmation. And my doctor sent me a reminder so I wouldn’t forget my appointment the next day.” Mathilde Collin gets a lot of SMS […]
Another month, another Netflix shake-up. Must-see new winter shows Netflix has announced the shows and movies that are coming to the streaming service in February (including the third season of House of Cards). But it also announced a slew of titles it will remove (including three separate Batman... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com House of Cards
Post cards and international mail -- but not first-class stamps -- could soon be subject to higher rates
Almost a year after shipping its iPhone app, Kickstarter has released version 2.0 which includes full iPad support for the crowdfunding service’s app as well as a new design using a card interface for projects. As with the iPhone version, Kickstarter says its iPad app helps users find new projects to back and keep up with updates on […]
Apple Pay launch partner Bank of America on Thursday revealed that nearly 800,000 of its customers had signed up for Apple's nascent mobile payments initiative, bringing 1.1 million cards to the service in the last three months.
Bank of America, which partnered with Apple to rollout Apple Pay at launch last October, has announced new customer data on adoption of the iPhone-based mobile payment service. The bank’s most recent quarterly earnings reveal that nearly 800,000 of its customers have begun using Apple Pay with a total of about 1.1 million debit and credit cards activated. […]
Apple Pay is a great and secure way to pay for goods and services. Ultimately, you are using a traditional credit or debit card to make a purchase. By using Apple Pay, you don’t have to physically hand a stranger your card information and your full name. Show More Summary
Though the number of anti-choice laws enacted in states across the United States fell to 27 last year, from 52 in 2013, the country still deserves an overall "D" grade for access to abortion services, according to a report released Wednesday by NARAL Pro-Choice America. Image: Shutterstock The post Report Card: U.S. Show More Summary
Today during a lunch event, Microsoft revealed that PayPal would be releasing a new version of its credit card-swiping dongle and app for Microsoft devices like the Surface. While Microsoft already services businesses large and small with hardware and software, it hasn’t focused on being a point-of-sale system. Show More Summary
Melinda Sue Gordon/Netflix/APRobin Wright and Kevin Spacey in "House of Cards." It's pretty clear that 2015 will be a big year for original programming on streaming services. Sunday night's Golden Globes validated the platform with Kevin Spacey from Netflix's (NFLX) "House of Cards" taking top honors as best actor in a TV drama. Show More Summary
"... to anyone in San Francisco with a medical marijuana card and a wallet. Partnered with experienced budtenders at a local dispensary, Marvina combines the ease of delivery with the luxury of an expert calling the shots."An example...Show More Summary