Stripe has just introduced an update to its Checkout services. The company says it streamlines accepting credit card payments on your website or mobile app. Stripe allows credit card payments without storing customer information on your servers. Show More Summary
Mayor Rahm Emanuel said at a news conference Monday the program will make it easier to park without the hassle of having to find a farebox and enter cash or a credit card [ more › ]
However bad your spending habits may be, chances are it's better than that of the average national government. The political class around the world has been running the credit cards up with such glee, you have to wonder how officials plan to pay the loans back (that's rhetorical—of course they don't plan to pay them back). Show More Summary
Melyssa Ford has some credit card issues when she realizes the bar isn’t open at Demetira Lucas’ party.
Some of my best friends are digital rights advocates. They worry about privacy, tell me “all systems are connected” and that I should stop using credit cards or electronic payments to prevent governments from building dossiers aboutShow More Summary
Another Day, Another Retailer in a Massive Credit Card Breach The latest hack target is the beauty supply chain Sally Beauty, a retailer that draws customers from salons and other stylists. A new batch of 282,000 stolen debit and credit cards were posted for sale this week on underground marketplaces. [Bloomberg Businessweek] Now May Be [...]
Financial, Retail Industries Keep Cybersecurity Mistakes and Punishments Secret Even as cyberthreats grow in frequency and sophistication, the system for ensuring payment card security in the United States remains a closely guarded arrangement among the credit card networks who set it up, the banks who process payments for merchants and the merchants themselves. Banks and [...]
It looks like the rise of the "as a service" model, where people can buy software, platform access, security and more from a cloud-based provider for a fixed term, may have spawned its Damien: cybercrime as a service. The latest report...Show More Summary
Steven Senne/AP By ERIC TUCKER WASHINGTON -- The data breach at Target (TGT) that exposed millions of credit card numbers has focused attention on the patchwork of state consumer notification laws and renewed a push for a single national standard. Most states have laws that require retailers to disclose data breaches, but the laws vary wildly. Show More Summary
By Sam's Investment: Barclays (BCS) is a major global financial services provider engaged in personal banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking and wealth and investment management with an extensive international presence in Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asia. Show More Summary
I carry both the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card and the Ink Plus business card. Both have fantastic signup bonuses, a $0 fee the first year, and great earning – Sapphire Preferred earns 2x points on travel and dining, plus a 7% annual...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON – The data breach at Target Corp. that exposed millions of credit card numbers has focused attention on the patchwork of state consumer notification laws and renewed a push for a single national standard. Graphic credit: PBS NewsHour Most states have laws that require retailers to disclose data breaches, but the laws vary wildly. Show More Summary
Prepaid cards are marketed mostly at the unbanked, and at consumers who can’t get credit cards or at least can only get cards like this. I find them useful, but if I’m going to use them my patterns are going to be different than the typical customer. Show More Summary
The biggest offer in the frequent flyer world right now is, I think, the 100,000 mile signup bonus for the Citi Executive / AAdvantage World Elite MasterCard. The card comes with: 100,000 American Airlines miles after you make $10,000 in purchases within 3 months of account opening. Show More Summary
Citibank is offering two credit cards for Australian residents that come with big Qantas Frequent Flyer bnonuses. Only 1.4% of this blog’s visitors last month came from Australia. So what makes that relevant (at least to 98.6% of you)? Big credit card bonuses are no longer strictly a U.S. Show More Summary
The Pad & Quill Little Pocket Book is a beautifully crafted wallet case for the iPhone 5 and iPhone 5s. The luxurious top-grain leather on the outside, a hand-finished wooden cradle and room for your credit and ID cards, and cash, on the inside, and an elastic strap to keep it all closed. Show More Summary
Credit card companies MasterCard and Visa say they've formed a new cross-industry group to enhance payment system security. The group plans to focus on cards that are supposed to be more difficult to counterfeit. Jericka Duncan repo...
AFP/Getty Images/Frederic J. Brown Over the past decade or so, waves of computer-aided identity theft have washed over the U.S. Since the first big hack attack on ChoicePoint in 2005, through more recent data breaches at Evernote, LivingSocial,...Show More Summary
The credit card industry gets short shrift when it comes to history.
People don't care about privacy as much as they care about being surprised. Most people have used credit cards for decades—giving the credit card company tons of intimate data about their habits. We go to doctors and therapists and tell...