Tag Archives: Business/Finance

02Mar/15

Visa and Samsung Bring Mobile Payments to the New Samsung Galaxy S6

Visa technology facilitates secure consumer payments with the new Samsung Galaxy S6
Mobile payment service by Samsung available in the U.S. starting summer 2015
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02Mar/15

Visa and Airtel Extend Mobile Payments to Seven African Countries

BARCELONA, Spain–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) and Bharti Airtel, a leading telecommunications services provider with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa, today announced a partnership to bring innovative mobile payment services to seven markets in Africa including Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Rwanda, Seychelles and Tanzania.
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02Mar/15

Visa, Pizza Hut and Accenture Develop Connected Car Commerce Experience

Leading global brands combine innovative payment and mobile technologies to create in-car purchase experiences that are secure, convenient and easy
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28Feb/15

New Google Mountain View Campus Design

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Vice President of Real Estate Dave Radcliffe and architects Thomas Heatherwick and Bjarke Ingels proposed Master Plan for the new campus in Mountain View, California. With the proposal, the focus is on creating space for people, nature and ideas to thrive.

23Feb/15

Fashionistas descend on London

(BVO) – A fashion show – with a difference.

Naomi Campbell strutted her stuff at Somerset House in aid of her Fashion Against Ebola campaign.

A host of famous faces joined her including the Duchess of York and designer Vivienne Westwood – all raising money for a new ebola hospital in Sierra Leone.

London Fashion Week is now officially underway.
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23Feb/15

How many times can HSBC say sorry?

(BVO) – Can it get any worse for HSBC? On this evidence probably not.

Europe’s biggest bank reporting a 17 percent drop in annual profit as a tax evasion scandal at its private banking business in Switzerland continues to deepen.
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16Feb/15

Sweet tributes to Nutella billionaire

(Reuters Business Report) – He spent five decades building the Ferrero brand into a global chocolate and confectionary empire.

Some called Michele Ferrero a real life Willy Wonka having created Nutella, Kinda Eggs and of course Ferrero Rocher.
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13Feb/15

Africa’s largest economies feel the heat

(BVO) – South Africa’s parliament descends into chaos.

Protesters stormed the building, demanding President Jacob Zuma pay back some of the taxpayers’ funds used for a $23 million upgrade of his rural home.

It’s been a turbulent time for the economy, too.
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