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Tom Gara / Corporate Intelligence:
Mastercard and Visa to switch from swipe-and-sign credit cards to PIN based cards by Oct 2015   —  October 2015: The End of the Swipe-and-Sign Credit Card … It's a payment ritual as familiar as handing over a $20 bill, and it's soon to go extinct: prepare to say farewell to the swipe-and-sign of a credit card transaction.
Feb 7, 2014, 1:40 PMIn context
Tom Gara / Corporate Intelligence:
Details of the ‘Mega Conspiracy’ Behind Megaupload … Some lively new details arrived today in the long saga of Megaupload, the file-sharing site whose founder, Kim Dotcom, is currently suing the New Zealand police while the U.S. government attempts to extradite him to face charges of criminal conspiracy.
Dec 20, 2013, 10:35 PMIn context
Tom Gara / Corporate Intelligence:
Computer Rental Company Aaron's Agrees to Stop ‘Monitoring’ its Customers … It's not just giant internet companies and the world's spy agencies that those concerned about their privacy need to be worried about — unwelcome intrusions can come from much less obvious places.  —  From an FTC announcement today:
Oct 22, 2013, 8:30 PMIn context
Tom Gara / Corporate Intelligence:
How Facebook's IPO Created the Best-Paid County In America … It's not very often that the actions of a single company register in national economic statistics, but Facebook Inc. 's 2012 initial public offering appears to have hit the mark.  —  The federal Bureau of Labor Statistics …
Jul 3, 2013, 1:55 AMIn context
Tom Gara / Corporate Intelligence:
Paid Tweeters Beware: The FTC is Watching   —  In 2000, when regulators at the Federal Trade Commission last took a look at how its consumer protection rules should be applied online, the internet lived almost exclusively in browser windows, social networks didn't exist, and tweeting was what birds did on sunny afternoons.
Mar 12, 2013, 6:35 PMIn context
Tom Gara / Corporate Intelligence:
Ted Leonsis Back in a Dotcom Driver's Seat at Groupon … With Groupon's founder Andrew Mason getting booted from the CEO spot, the company now has two new co-CEOs, at least on an interim basis during the search for a replacement.  And one of them has a notable history in dealing with the challenges …
Feb 28, 2013, 7:50 PMIn context
Tom Gara / Corporate Intelligence:
Exclusive: First Look At Sheryl Sandberg's New Book … Sheryl Sandberg has made it, by any definition of the term: chief of staff at the Treasury Department by age 30, VP role at a little start up called Google at 32, leaving Google for Facebook to become its chief operating officer, a job she still holds today.
Feb 5, 2013, 8:05 PMIn context
Tom Gara / Corporate Intelligence:
Exclusive: Eric Schmidt Unloads on China in New Book … Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt is brutally clear: China is the most dangerous superpower on Earth.  —  Corporate Intelligence reviewed preliminary galleys of Schmidt's new book, “The New Digital Age,” (Random House) which debuts in April.
Feb 1, 2013, 5:50 PMIn context
Dennis K. Berman / WSJ Blogs:
Sizing Up a Softbank Takeover of Sprint   —  Japanese mobile carrier Softbank — the country's premier technology investor — is mulling a takeover of the struggling US wireless carrier Sprint Nextel Corp. in a deal expected to exceed $12.81 billion.  —  An early read on what such a deal would mean.
Oct 11, 2012, 7:55 AMIn context

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