Tag Archives: Economics

31Mar/15

Europe, U.S. division over China-led bank

(BVO) – A new clash between the U.S. and China in the bid for influence in fast growing Asia.

Beijing has taken the lead in jump-starting a new government-funded infrastructure bank – the AIIB – recently gaining the support of traditional U.S. ally Great Britain for the 50-billion dollar project.
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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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17Feb/15

Prosecutor asks for Strauss-Kahn acquittal in French sex trial

The prosecutor in the pimping trial of Dominique Strauss-Kahn says the former IMF boss should be acquitted.

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17Feb/15

Civil parties in Strauss-Kahn trial drop damages claim

Civil parties in the pimping trial of Dominique Strauss-Kahn — including prostitutes and prostitution charities — drop their damages claim against the former IMF boss.

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10Feb/15

Strauss-Kahn denies knowing sex party women were prostitutes

Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn denies knowing that the women at sex parties he attended were prostitutes.
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