Pledgeling, the easiest way to donate to charity, today announced it was selected by Swagbucks to handle the company’s employee giving program. Each quarter, Swagbucks gives its employees $50 to donate to the charity of his or her choice.
Elo, the largest Brazilian credit card brand, has inked a del with Discover to allow acceptance of Elo Global Cards for international purchases and cash access outside of Brazil on the Discover Global Network, which includes Discover Network, Diners Club International and the PULSE network.
San Diego-based iWallet has linked up with NEXT Biometrics Group ASA to introduce a turnkey biometric identification solution, iWallet Password, based on NEXT Biometrics’ NB-3010-U ergonomic USB desktop fingerprint reader, a ready-to-use peripheral with USB interface designed to entirely replace passwords when logging into notebooks and tablets.
China’s UnionPay International and Thailand Bankers Association signed a Chip Card Standard License Agreement in Bangkok this week. According to the agreement, the chip card standard of UnionPay will be introduced to the local banks as the standard of Thailand’s banking industry.
American Express has launched Serve Cash Back, a new prepaid debit Account option that will earn Accountholders 1% cash back on purchases. Consumers who spend in line with the 2012 – 2013 U.S. Department of Labor national averages for gas, groceries, dining out, clothing, transportation and entertainment using the Serve Cash Back Card could potentially earn more than $400 annually2 when earning 1% cash back.
New research confirms the in-store experience is important in all major purchase decisions, with an overwhelming majority of shoppers buying in person. At the same time, shoppers continue to carefully research major purchases of $500 or more, including financing options.
Worldpay reports Britain’s bookies have kicked off this year’s Barclays Premier League with a bang. Following a quiet two months , the opening weekend of the new season provided a timely reminder of how much love the nation and punters have for the ‘best football league in the world’.