News tagged with debit card

PayPal fattens digital wallet

PayPal on Tuesday pulled out a revamped digital wallet service amid rumors it is poised to introduce a plug-in gizmo that will let small businesses accept credit card payments using smartphones.

Mar 13, 2012
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Verizon reverses on $2 fee for one-time payments

(AP) -- After a customer backlash, Verizon Wireless on Friday dropped a plan to start charging $2 for every payment subscribers make over the phone or online with their credit or debit cards.

Dec 30, 2011
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4 personal finance technology trends for 2012

(AP) -- If you're one of the holdouts still paying bills with checks, tracking your accounts with pen and paper or clipping coupons from the newspaper, 2012 could be the year you take the digital plunge.

Dec 23, 2011
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Japan orders Sony to improve data security

Sony was told by the Japanese government on Friday to strengthen its data security as the electronics and entertainment giant reels from a series of attacks by hackers.

May 27, 2011
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Soon the government check won't be in the mail

(AP) -- Before too long, the government check will no longer be in the mail. Officials have settled on the dates when millions of people will no longer be able to get their Social Security and other benefit checks by mail.

Dec 21, 2010
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Electronic payments crowd out checks in US: Fed

Electronic payments have surged in the United States to more than 75 percent of all noncash payments as check usage continues to fall by the wayside, a Federal Reserve report showed Wednesday.

Dec 08, 2010
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