CPI Card Group expands its “green” manufacturing initiative by using wind power to runs its Colorado plant. BofA introduces the new “Brighter Planet VISA” from Bank of America enables cardholders to earn one “EarthSmart” point for every $1 spent in purchases. VeriFone’s stock collapses after the Company reported that its financial reports for this year were not accurate. MasterCard introduces the first prepaid travel card with contactless technology. Discover Financial Services says it will take a $422 million impairment charge related to its “Goldfish MasterCard” and “Goldfish VISA” credit card business in the U.K. for the quarter ending November 30th. Metavante inks an agreement to offer its merchant clients full-service processing for all Discover Network card transactions. Omaha-based Planet Group has signed an agreement to acquire AZ-based Opticard Payment Services. Bankrate acquires Memphis-based Nationwide Card Services for $26.4 million in cash with a $7.0 million earn-out over the next two years. Payment card hologram specialist American Bank Note Holographics signs a deal to be acquired by communications specialist JDSU for $138 million in cash plus stock. GE indicates it is looking to sell or form a partnership for some of its GE Money services including its U.S. private-label credit-card business. Discover Financial Services buys the discover.com domain name, formerly used by Discover magazine, for $5 million. The European Commission decides to force drastic reductions on MasterCard Europe’s default cross-border interchange fees. Hypercom enters final negotiations to acquire the e-Transactions business line of Thales.