Plastc promised its card device could store information from up to 20 other payment cards, saving customers the bother of carrying wallets filled with different cards.
The news comes after embattled GOP Rep. Devin Nunes recused himself from the investigation earlier this month.
The number has been flat since 2012.
MILAN (Reuters) – British Telecom has filed a criminal complaint with Italian prosecutors over an accounting scandal at its Italian unit and has handed them computer records and also dispatched its head of compliance to Milan to give evidence.
One Paris police officer was murdered and two others wounded on Thursday by a man allegedly loyal to ISIS.
After raising $120 million, the $400 internet-connected juicer is as farcical as an entire season of “Silicon Valley.”
Generally everything was going well at Pocket Gems. That’s when they decided to shift their strategy so they could work on something entirely new.
WHEN three explosive devices hit a bus carrying the Borussia Dortmund football team on April 11th, it was immediately assumed that it was another Islamist attack. Notes were found at the scene of the crime alleging that Islam was the motivation, with the author claiming a link to the terrorist group Islamic State. But prosecutors in Germany allege a completely different rationale. They say that the suspect, a 28-year-old man, had borrowed money and taken out put options, which would benefit from a decline in Borussia Dortmund shares (which fell 3% on the day after the attack).
As yet, the suspect has not been convicted. But if true, the story would seem to come straight out of Hollywood. In the film “Casino Royale”, James Bond (as played by Daniel Craig) foils a plot to blow up an airliner owned by the fictional firm Skyfleet, after villain Hugo le Chiffre had sold the company’s shares short (ie, bet on their price to fall). In “The Fear index”, a Robert Harris novel, a hedge fund’s trading programme shorts an airline’s stock just before a fatal crash. It was rumoured, after the September 11…Continue reading
Hayley Williams has found a second creative outlet with her startup, Good Dye Young.
Instagram Stories is a game-changer for entrepreneurs. Here are a few reasons why.
Foreigners rushed to ‘buy American’ in the U.S. corporate debt market in 2016 at the fastest pace in years.
DETROIT (Reuters) – A federal judge in Detroit on Friday sentenced Volkswagen AG to three years’ probation and independent oversight for the German automaker’s diesel emissions scandal as part of a $4.3 billion settlement announced in January.
Fischer attributed much of the slowness both in the economy and the inflation rate to seasonal factors.
People and process are more important to your success than that idea that you’re in love with.
“AFTER entering a competition a lucky punter wins first prize: a week’s holiday in Skegness. Second prize is two weeks there.”
For some reason this most ancient of British jokes came to Gulliver’s mind when he read about Tom Stuker in the International Business Times. Mr Stuker, it is claimed, is the world’s most frequent flyer. He is about to clock up his 18-millionth mile on United Airlines. And as the Boarding Area blog points out, 18m miles with United means just that:
United calculates million miler status based on your “butt in seat” revenue miles flown on United. That’s right, we’re not talking about 10 million award miles, or even 10 million miles taking into account elite bonuses for flying first or business class.
Mr Stuker is president of a firm that trains sales staff at car dealerships around the world. He has flown to Australia over 300 times for business and pleasure; he travels to Hawaii “three…Continue reading
Trump believes the road to disarming North Korea runs through China. But here’s the problem with that logic, writes Vox’s Zeeshan Aleem.
Landscape architects have developed open-source modeling software that uses the basics of role-playing games to help solve environmental problems.
Unconscious bias is a learned mindset. Leaders who truly want the best teams will look beyond their own experiences to attract and retain a diverse workforce.
Amazon is seeking a total of 1,300 warehouse units across Europe. The American retail giant is looking for small distribution facilities near major cities, so they can function as last-mile centers that receive and store shipments prior to their final deliveries to customers nearby. If Amazon has these warehouse units Continue reading
Chatbots are a compelling technology for entrepreneurs whose customers are among Messenger’s billion users.
CHICAGO (Reuters) – Target Corp , Wal-Mart Stores Inc and other retailers are shelving considerations to move supply bases closer to the United States in the face of a possible border tax, banking instead on killing support for the tax idea in Congres…
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. home resales rose more than expected in March to the highest level in more than a decade as more homes came on the market and were quickly snapped up by consumers.