Last week I bought 13 laptops from WalMart.com. There were only two problems: I didn't buy them, and they weren't being shipped to my house. I'd been hacked.
Foursquare has teamed up with Visa and Mastercard to expand its check-in deals service that lets users earn better specials by using their credit cards.
E-commerce startup Warby Parker adds American Express and J. Crew to its group of investors to continue "disrupting glasses."
Guest Post Starting today, cardholders can sync their American Express card to their Twitter account and provide shipping information once, and then they can tweet to make select purchases.
For small businesses, Twitter's offer of $100 free advertising credits might be a nice Thanksgiving weekend present.
Guest Post When the mobile app industry talks about success, we tend to tell a story of downloads. Downloads are crucial, but they’re only half the story.
Google Wallet, which just recently made big changes to support Visa, American Express, and Discover cards, is now apparently making even bigger changes. As in, back to the future changes.
If you're a gamer and you're planning to play Halo, you just might be in line for $25 free from American Express. Or a Best Buy offer for $50 ... or a free trip to E3 in 2013.
Editor's Pick Want to cut out sugar or add super-foods to your diet? Now app developers can help. Data curators Factual just added ingredient lists for over 350,000 of the most popular consumer packaged goods (CPGs) and nutrition parameters for over 150,000 of them to its Global Products API.
It's time to understand those who are different. The global economy depends on it.
Guest Post American Express is launching an integration with Apple's Passbook today. Before you get too excited, no you won't be able to pay with AmEx using Passbook, but you'll still have access to some cool features.
Guest Post Yesterday, American Express came out and said that it wasn't associated with Google Wallet. Today, PayPal is slamming the service, saying, essentially, that Google Wallet is a lousy idea.
Although you can now load an American Express card onto Google Wallet, AmEx wants to make sure consumers know that it’s not an American Express-approved product. (Disclosure: I have a very small position in $AXP.)
Bradley Minor, an AmEx spokesman, …
Smart marketers are putting a lot of thought into how to get their brands “Liked” on Facebook. But what happens after the Like?
You may be pushing out content to your followers, but with the clutter and limited shelf-life of …
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Social gaming giant Zynga has connected with credit company American Express to provide a rewards program where users can receive virtual game rewards for using their real-life American Express card.
Soon you’ll be able to apply that famous American Express slogan (“Don’t Leave Home Without It”) to your smartphone. Isis, the mobile payments venture between AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon, announced Thursday that it’s adding support for AmEx cards.
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Getting enough data to make local recommendations has proved tough. A restaurant reviewer writing for a local newspaper might write a hundred or so reviews a year. Zagat might cover several thousand in its printed books. Yelp provides near universal …
I've spent much of the last year talking about how the sites small businesses rely on to advertise and promote themselves -- think Yelp and Groupon -- are failing them. In fact, helping small businesses at the local level is extremely challenging for technology companies, for the following reasons:
Groupon faced a deluge of bad press and unfavorable comparisons this week following its accounting restatement on March 30. This morning, I searched for Groupon and got this on Google News:
Notice that Google News algorithms put the Enron logo