How sharing economy sites offer credit card scammers a new opportunity. Sharing economy services have made headlines by seamlessly connecting buyers and sellers of services from transportation and lodging to dogwalking and housecleaning. The peer-to-peer rental market alone was estimated last year to be worth upwards of $26 billion. Read Full Story
I now regularly find that when I buy something from a cashier — especially small ticket items — that I have the option of tipping the salesperson. There will be a cup for tips, or the space to write a tip into the credit card transaction. If I buy a gelato, or a newspaper in […]
Is American Express a credit card company? Yes. But if you speak to CMO John Hayes, he’ll tell you that American Express is first and foremost a service company. How do Hayes and his marketing team push the boundaries of marketing as service? By fostering workplace curiosity, taking up their customers’ interests and extending benefits to non-members.
As tech-savvy thieves target your credit card data, everyone from the U.S. Secret Service to Apple is fighting back
In 2013, fraudsters racked up a whopping $11 billion in credit card charges. The U.S. Secret Service and merchants nationwide working toward a solution to alleviate fraud stemming from point of sale systems and online shopping.
Almost two months later, the service has the support of dozens of new services and banks.
Passbook for iPhone may be a great tool for managing boarding passes, reward cards, and more, but some people just aren't comfortable with it being able to see their location. You can manage location notifications for specific Passbook...Show More Summary
Apple today confirmed to the New York Times that its mobile payment service, Apple Pay, has expanded in recent weeks to include more than a dozen new banks and retailers. This expansion in the mobile payment service follows an earlier surge in new pa...
Apple Pay now supports 90% of U.S. credit cards in terms of purchase volume, the technology company said Tuesday. Banks like SunTrust, Barclaycard and USAA recently began working with Apple to support the service, and as of Tuesday 10...Show More Summary
Apple Pay now supports cards that “represent about 90 percent of the credit card purchase volume in the United States,” Apple has told The New York Times. Apple has repeatedly and consistently announced Apple Pay partnerships with more companies — ten more banks will back the mobile payment option today. Show More Summary
On the same day that Apple Pay reached a sign-up rate of 90% of US bank cards by transaction volume, Samsung is reportedly planning to launch a rival mobile payment service that would work with 100% of cards and payment terminals on day one. Re/code suggests that the company is in talks with LoopPay, a startup […]
With the list of Apple Pay-supported companies growing more every week, Apple has revealed that the new mobile payments service now supports cards representing about 90 percent of the credit card purchase volume in the United States....Show More Summary
What are Twitter Cards, and how do they work? They enable publishers to attach media experiences to tweets — beyond the 140-character limit. They can help you drive website traffic, introduce new products and services, share rich content such as videos, and improve engagement.
A new report has found that underground hacker markets are booming with counterfeit documents, credit cards, hacker tutorials and excellent customer service, despite attempts by the Federal Government to close them. The Dell SecureWorks Inc. “Underground Hacking Markets Report 2014? … Continue reading ?
Today is it: traditionally, December 15 is the highest-volume shipping and mailing day of the entire year. The U.S. Postal Service will process 640 million cards, letters, postcards, periodicals, catalogs, and packages today alone. FedEx is doing its part, processing 22.6 million packages today. Show More Summary
Launching the first day of the Milepoint 12 Days of Christmas Gift Giveaway today is a prize in the form of a $500.00 Hyatt gift card, which is valid towards the payment of Hyatt goods and services such as lodging, food and beverage,...Show More Summary
Darnell Dockett wants Kurt Warner to come back and Jared Lorenzen offered his service to the Cardinals via Twitter.
This is a great giveaway from my friend Grace in New York and her two companies, Pink Olive (her 3 shops based in the East Village, Park Slope and Williamsburg) and Olive Box (an online box service that you can have delivered to you monthly filled with inspirational surprises). Two of you will win $100 […]
Ten-year services phase commences for operating and maintaining the system
Small businesses using Square's popular iPhone- and iPad-connected credit card readers combined to sell more than $100 million worth of goods and services in a single day, the company announced on Wednesday.