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2009-06-30 07:00:00

Visa to Make A Minority Equity Investment in Monitise SAN FRANCISCO, June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Visa Inc. (NYSE: V), the world's largest retail electronic payments network,(1) today announced that it has entered into a strategic alliance with Monitise plc (LSE: MONI.L) to facilitate the delivery of Visa mobile payments and related services to consumers around the world. Concurrent with the strategic alliance, Visa has agreed to make a minority equity investment in Monitise, subject to...

2009-05-18 06:02:00

Passport Health, Travisa Alliance to Improve Total Care for International Travelers BALTIMORE, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Extending its commitment to provide clients with a streamlined continuum of care, Passport Health (www.passporthealthusa.com), the nation's largest provider of travel medical services and immunizations, today announced a partnership with the nation's leading expeditor of Passports and Visas: Travisa (www.travisa.com). "We are thrilled to have Travisa as a partner,"...

2009-05-01 08:59:00

CHICAGO, May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- "Options News," hosted by www.ONN.tv Chief Investment Strategist Jud Pyle and "Mark2Market" host Kevin Cook, reviews the latest developments in the options and stock markets. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090323/AQM046LOGO) Today's program reports on XLY, XRT put buyers, earnings reports from HIG and MET, and a stronger than expected Chi PMI index. Kevin and Jud also look ahead to earnings reports from Mastercard (MA) and Chevron (CVX)....

2009-02-20 11:01:00

PITTSBURGH, Feb 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Wolfe.com, LLC, parent company of GiftCards.com, the leading provider of prepaid Visa debit cards to consumers and corporations, has announced its acquisition of Swapagift.com. Founded in 2003 as a gift card trading exchange, Swapagift.com allowed customers to buy, sell and trade unwanted gift cards. Today, through its Certified Partner program, Swapagift.com is the leading buyer of unwanted merchant gift cards in the secondary market. The acquisition...

2009-02-19 07:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) will participate at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference. -- Byron Pollitt, Chief Financial Officer, will present on February 26, 2009 at 9:00 a.m. PST. -- Elizabeth Buse, Global Head of Product, will be the Keynote speaker on February 27, 2009 at 8:15 a.m. PST. Each presentation will be webcast live and a replay will be archived for two weeks on the investor relations web site at http://investor.visa.com...

2009-02-05 05:31:00

SINGAPORE, February 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Quoprro Global, a subsidiary of Cox and Kings India Ltd, formally inaugurated its first centre in Singapore on Wednesday, February 4th. The company has won the mandate to start visa and passport services for the Indian High Commission in Singapore. As per the mandate given by the Indian High Commission, Quoprro Global will accept all visa applications for India from Singapore nationals and other foreign nationals resident in Singapore, as well as...

2009-01-26 15:05:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend in the aggregate amount of $0.105 per share of class A common stock (determined in the case of class B and class C common stock on an as-converted basis) payable on March 3, 2009 to all holders of record of Visa's class A, class B and class C common stock as of February 13, 2009. This press release does not constitute an offer of any securities for...

2008-12-18 12:12:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced today that it is expanding the categories of non-U.S. citizens required to provide digital fingerprints and a photograph upon entry to the United States through the US-VISIT program. US-VISIT records biographic and biometric information to conduct security checks and verify the identities of international visitors to the United States. Expanding enrollment in US-VISIT is a positive step...

2008-09-23 09:00:33

With the back to school season well underway, results from Visa Canada's new Practical Money Skills survey shows that parents can play a pivotal role in helping their teenage children become more financially responsible. Surveying more than one thousand Canadian students in their final year of high school, the survey shows that respondents frequently turn to their parents (77 percent) for information on financial planning. Respondents were also more likely to develop and maintain a budget...

2008-08-25 06:00:46

By Thomas Frank WASHINGTON -- Aviation and business leaders are assailing a Homeland Security plan to require millions of visitors a year to register online at least three days before flying to the USA. They say it will keep travelers away and damage the U.S. image abroad. A program taking effect Jan. 12 aims to tighten security by giving authorities more time to check for terrorism links and immigration issues among people from 27 friendly nations -- including Spain, Great Britain and...


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'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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