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2010-09-23 08:00:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- shopkick, Inc. today announced that users of its CauseWorld mobile application have crossed the threshold of more than $1 million in charity donations since its December 2009 release. CauseWorld is a free app that allows smartphone users to earn "karma points" for charity by "checking-in" via GPS to retail stores and restaurants. What was meant to be a trial application for shopkick's focus on "mobile meets retail," became its own mobile...

2010-07-07 07:15:00

NEW YORK, July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As worldwide enthusiasm for soccer soars, Citibank announces a new promotion to give away $100 worth of soccer-themed merchandise for new customers who open an eligible checking account between now and August 14, 2010. "Citibank shares our customers' excitement for the game of soccer," said Brad Dinsmore, Head of Retail Banking, North America Consumer Banking, Citi. "Our latest promotion connects fans' heightened passion for the sport with their...

2010-06-29 15:40:00

Citi Raises $28 Million During 12 Years of Supporting the March of Dimes WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CitiFinancial today added $50,000 to its more than $28 million of support for the March of Dimes to give babies a healthy start in life. "Once again, Citi employees and customers show their commitment to the health of moms and babies by supporting the March of Dimes," said CitiFinancial chief executive officer Mary McDowell during a check presentation ceremony....

2010-06-24 10:30:00

DALLAS June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Santander Consumer USA ("Santander"), an affiliate of Banco Santander, has reached an agreement with Citi to purchase $3.2 billion of CitiFinancial Auto's auto loan portfolio. In addition, Santander and Citi have entered into an agreement under which Santander will service a portfolio of approximately $7.2 billion of auto loans that will be retained by Citi. The purchase supports Santander Consumer USA's strategy to explore partnerships and transactions that...

2010-04-26 09:00:00

MOSCOW, April 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Diebold, Incorporated (NYSE: DBD) a global leader in providing integrated self-service delivery and security systems, today announced a multiyear automated teller machine (ATM) outsourcing and deployment agreement with ZAO Citibank (a full subsidiary of Citi in Russia), one of the leading banks in the country. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080725/DIEBOLDLOGO ) Under the agreement, Diebold will provide ATM outsourcing services...

2010-03-19 08:15:00

NEW YORK, March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of Citibank's "Our Promise to New York" events, the bank will host a Kids Day at Citi Field on Saturday, March 20 from 11:00am to 2:00pm. Kids Day at Citi Field will continue Citi's tradition of making the ballpark accessible for special experiences for children and the community. "Our Promise to New York" is an effort the bank launched last fall to reinforce its strong and ongoing commitment to the five boroughs, through extended branch hours,...

2010-01-27 07:30:00

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MicroStrategy® Incorporated (Nasdaq: MSTR), a leading worldwide provider of business intelligence software, today announced that it has selected Citigroup's Brian L. Fox as the recipient of the MicroStrategy Individual Excellence in Business Intelligence award. Fox was recognized today at MicroStrategy World 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Fox was recognized for his use of information dashboards to deliver advanced program...

2010-01-21 01:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Millions of Citi® credit card customers in the U.S. can now manage their card accounts via the downloadable Citi Mobile(SM) application for the iPhone® device. "This application now provides our customers with anywhere, anytime access to their credit card account information, which is important for people on the go. It will help more customers to stay connected in real-time to their finances and to make...

2010-01-04 02:30:00

NEW YORK, January 4 /PRNewswire/ -- FXall, the world's leading institutional multi-bank electronic foreign exchange platform, today announced an agreement to purchase LavaFX from Citi. The acquisition is the latest addition to FXall's offering as it continues its long established program of investment to create the best platform for clients. With LavaFX, FXall grows its institutional client base to nearly 1,000 of the world's largest hedge funds, CTAs, banks, broker-dealers, corporate...

2009-11-15 04:21:00

TOKYO, Nov. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Bain Capital today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire Citigroup Inc.'s (NYSE: C) controlling stake in Japan's leading call center operator, BELLSYSYTEM24, in a tender offer valuing the company at approximately 100 billion yen (equivalent to US$1.1 billion). Bain Capital has received committed financing for the transaction from Japan's largest banks - Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. and Mizuho...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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