This Week In Credit Card News: Mobile Payment Wars Heat Up; Transactions Verified By Your Heartbeat

Samsung Enters Mobile Payment Wars With Samsung Pay Samsung is taking on Apple and Google with its own mobile payment system. The company announced Samsung Pay, a new contactless payment system that lets people buy products in physical stores with their phones. While Apple's Apple Pay and Google's Android Pay rely [...] Forbes - Personal Finance Read more [...]

This Week at MoMA: April 20–26

While MoMA’s exhibition galleries usually get all the attention, this week several talks and performances take center stage. Check out the diverse roster of programming this week: • Tonight, Modern Mondays presents An Evening with Shezad Dawood, featuring the New York premiere of the London-based multimedia artist’s first feature film, Piercing Brightness. Rabih Mroué. Riding on a Cloud. 2013. Photo: Joe Namy • On Tuesday and Wednesday, the latest installment of MoMA’s renowned Elaine Read more [...]

This Week In Credit Card News: Establish Credit For Your Kids, Will Chip Cards Solve Fraud?

Walmart Exec: New Credit Card Design Won't Solve Fraud There's been some hope that improved credit card technology might finally lead to greater security and a reduction of credit card fraud. One idea has been credit cards with embedded chips, which can encrypt data during transactions, making the process more secure. [...] Forbes - Personal Finance Read more [...]

This Is the Nixon Speech Don Draper Was Watching on Mad Men

Contains extremely mild spoilers for the mid-season premiere of Mad Men Few things can place a fictional story on a real-world timeline better than a Presidential speech can. In the case of the Sunday night mid-season premiere of Mad Men, the background appearance of a speech by Richard Nixon dates one scene precisely, at April 30, 1970, around 9 p.m. Eastern, when Nixon addressed the nation. It also dates the scene, though somewhat less precisely, to a time of what even the President of the United Read more [...]

This Week In Credit Card News: Secret Credit Card Benefits, Thieves Target Elite Cards

Fraudsters Target Elite Credit Cards Twice as Often So-called elite credit cards have nearly twice the fraud rates as other types of regular plastic, according to Forter, which makes fraud prevention software for online retailers. Forter found people who commit credit card fraud tend to burn the midnight oil. Most fraud [...] Forbes - Personal Finance Read more [...]

Jamie Dornan actually stalked a woman and this is NOT an April Fools

Jamie Dornan has revealed that before finding stardom on Fifty Shades of Grey he was roaming the streets stalking women. If you're like us, we've already gotten over it because, you know, it's Jamie effing Dornan, but for those of you put off by the burly Irish hunk's past life it was all for his role on The Fall, honest. The married father of one recently admitted that he's a tad worried that he's always playing "sick psychopath b******" too well, and now we know why. To understand just what Read more [...]