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Massive Network Crash Temporarily Renders Visa Cards Useless in UK and Europe Massive Network Crash Temporarily Renders Visa Cards Useless in UK and Europe

Despite the prevalence of credit cards and payment services like Venmo and Apple Pay, when things go wrong, cash is still king. And today, Europe and the UK got a really good reminder of that after a network crash prevented millions of Visa credit and debit card holders from making any transactions.

American Express Admits to Theft of Customer Data Three Years Late [Updated] American Express Admits to Theft of Customer Data Three Years Late [Updated]

American Express has warned its customers that they may have had their personal information stolen during a data breach—which happened in 2013.

If you have an American Express card, you can buy stuff directly from Twitter now. You tweet to buy. Seriously.

7 Ways to Replace Your Wallet with Your Phone 7 Ways to Replace Your Wallet with Your Phone

You don't have a Nexus S 4G, or Sprint or the Citi Mastercard required for Google Wallet. But that doesn't you mean you don't wanna live in the future, using your phone to pay for stuff. Here's how to do that right now, no matter what phone you've got.

Credit Card Companies Are Clamping Down on Medical Marijuana Purchases Credit Card Companies Are Clamping Down on Medical Marijuana Purchases

If purchasing (medical! honest!) marijuana legally is more your style than swapping bitcoins over the internet, you may need to change credit card companies: Credit.com discovered that despite it being legal in some states, lenders aren't so open-eyed, man.

American Express Fashions New Android and iOS App Payment System

An American Express Serve app for both Android and iOS has been created for online purchases, paying bills and even person-to-person payments. The master account holder can create sub-accounts with spending limits—good for children, for example.

How to Make Your Credit Card Obey Your Every Desire How to Make Your Credit Card Obey Your Every Desire

Credit cards are great to pay for shiny things and get further in debt. But you can also make their concierge services to obey your every desire, from finding an out-of-stock gadget to a bathtub full of cheese. Here's how.

If You Get Screwed By Busted Gear at Circuit City, American Express Might Save You If You Get Screwed By Busted Gear at Circuit City, American Express Might Save You

While Consumerist wasn't terribly optimistic about your credit card company helping you out if you bought a shattered HDTV, the HD Guru and a Giz reader note American Express specifically will save your ass.

American Express My WishList Holiday Super Deals Get December 1st Launch American Express My WishList Holiday Super Deals Get December 1st Launch

My WishList is, if you remember from last year, American Express's holiday e-shop deals promotion, and we've just learned it'll be launching December 1st this year. Basically American Express has this "holiday e-tail" site where they sell gadgets at crazily bargainous prices, in a kind of "get one if you're lucky…

A Cashless Future Society? (1968)

The July 24, 1968 Las Cruces Sun-News (Las Cruces, NM) ran this piece by Jack Lefler about the possibility of a cashless society that would use a single identification card.

A Million Rich People's Personal Info Sold for $65 on eBay A Million Rich People's Personal Info Sold for $65 on eBay

I don't know how many times people have to sell other people's personal information on eBay for everyone to learn about security, but apparently it's not enough yet: an ex-employee sold his company-provided computer on the auction site for $65, carrying banking data belonging to more than a million people. The new…

American Express My WishList Post-Black-Friday Super Deals Go Live Nov. 27 American Express My WishList Post-Black-Friday Super Deals Go Live Nov. 27

We just got the advance word on the American Express holiday My WishList deals, running from November 27 to December 13. If you recall, Amex sells certain hot products for super cheap in very limited supplies, but you have to go to the site and try to buy it on a certain day (and yes, with an American Express card).…

American Express $200 iPhone Price Rebates Coming In American Express $200 iPhone Price Rebates Coming In

The $200-ish American Express Price Protection for iPhones we told you about a week ago is starting to roll in for a couple readers. American Express is handling this on a case-by-case basis (at least, that's what they've been telling customers), but some people are getting their money back. Couple that with the $100…

American Express Honoring Price Protection For iPhones American Express Honoring Price Protection For iPhones

Like we mentioned in our posts yesterday, if you purchased an iPhone on a credit card with a price protection plan, you can call them up and see if they will honor their return policy protection with the iPhone price drop. In our case, we've personally confirmed that American Express is offering the drop. All you have…

Dealzmodo: 60 Sony Blu-ray Players for $475 Dealzmodo: 60 Sony Blu-ray Players for $475

American Express has their own version of a Woot-off every year around the Holidays: a bunch of people scrambling to bid on something that's less than half its MSRP. Today they've got the Sony BDP-S1 Blu-ray player for $475. Regular price, $999.

Flaunt Your Wealth With The AMEX Butterfly Card Flaunt Your Wealth With The AMEX Butterfly Card

It's no Black Card, but it's still something you can whip it out to impress passersby. The American Express Butterfly Card is a standard credit card that's available to members of AMEX's Gold Card members. What makes it so special, what makes our hearts sing, is that it folds in half, letting you store it inside of a…

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