Using technology to share history | News

A trio of students at Russell-McDowell Intermediate School are nearing total completion on a project that will help inform visitors to the Greenup County War Memorial. Zaina Razak, Xander Everman and Jimmylee Mullins have worked throughout the year to create webpages for each piece of equipment and exhibit at the memorial. The final pieces of … Read more

Goldman ‘deal guy’ behind Apple, GM cards leaves for fintech start-up iCreditWorks

iCreditWorks CEO Scott Young, former chief commercial officer of Goldman Sachs Marcus. Courtesy: Goldman Sachs A Goldman Sachs executive known for securing some of the industry’s biggest credit-card deals in recent years has left to join early stage start-up iCreditWorks, CNBC has learned. Scott Young, who was chief commercial officer of Goldman’s Marcus consumer business, … Read more

Nvidia, SEC reach deal on cryptocurrency disclosures in 2017

A sign is posted in front of the Nvidia headquarters on May 10, 2018 in Santa Clara, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Nvidia will pay $5.5 million as part of a settlement with the SEC that it did not properly inform investors about how cryptocurrency miners were stoking demand for its graphics cards. Nvidia … Read more

Elon Musk says Twitter may charge businesses and governments

In this photo illustration, Twitter account of Elon Musk is seen on a smartphone screen and Twitter logo in the background. Pavlo Gonchar | Lightrocket | Getty Images Elon Musk has said that businesses and governments may soon need to pay a “slight cost” to use Twitter just weeks after announcing he plans to buy … Read more

Cards Are Still Worth Playing

Investors in credit-card companies have beat the odds lately. Now they will have to decide whether to cash in their winnings or keep rolling the bet. Shares of many companies in the business of card payments have held up in a turbulent year. Discover Financial Services DFS 3.04% and Visa V -1.11% are down a … Read more

Concerto Launches Platform to Reimagine Credit Card Programs; Receives $21 Million From Matrix Partners, PayPal Ventures and GoldenTree Asset Management | News

AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 2, 2022– Concerto, a new company created to power credit card partnerships that enhance the user and product experience for consumers and businesses, today unveiled its next-generation card issuing and loyalty platform. The Concerto platform is purpose-built and designed to support the creation and management of co-branded credit card programs. It launched … Read more

Japan’s Geisha Turn To TV Gigs, Curry Ads to Revive a Declining Art

KYOTO, Japan—On Christmas Day last year, three dozen geisha danced, sang and talked before several hundred guests at a luxury hotel in Japan’s ancient capital. Their ancient sisters would have been shocked. For centuries, Kyoto’s geisha reserved their art for a moneyed few behind closed paper doors. Dressed in ornate kimono, they danced in customary … Read more

Why Chinese bankcard chips may not ease Putin’s economic pain | Business and Economy

Cut off from international payments systems by Western-led sanctions, Russia has turned to China to obtain the microchips it needs to meet surging demand for its domestic bank cards. But while Chinese manufacturers may be able to provide a quick fix for Russia’s besieged financial institutions, they are unlikely to be able to substantially ease … Read more

Chipotle creates a $50 million fund to invest in early-stage tech companies

Photo courtesy Chipotle Mexican Grill Chipotle Mexican Grill on Tuesday announced the creation of a $50 million fund to invest in early-stage technology companies to help its customers and employees. The new venture fund, dubbed Cultivate Next, will be financed by Chipotle and seeks to give a boost to “seed to Series B stage companies,” … Read more