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2011-05-12 08:30:00

WASHINGTON, May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Travel Association unveiled a plan to create 1.3 million U.S. jobs and add $859 billion to the U.S. economy by 2020 by reforming an antiquated visa process that often drives international travelers to other countries. The heart of U.S. Travel's plan is to increase staffing, reduce visa interview wait times and expand the Visa Waiver Program. "As a nation, we're putting up a 'keep out' sign," said Roger Dow, president and CEO of...

2011-03-08 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) today announced new officers elected to its board of directors for 2011. John Havermann, vice president and director of cyber programs at Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), will serve as NCSA board president. (Logo: https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101004/DC76016LOGO) "Cybersecurity education and awareness have emerged as a national priority thanks to the leadership...

2011-03-01 11:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) announced today that it has completed its acquisition of PlaySpan Inc., a privately held company whose payments platform handles transactions for digital goods in online games, digital media and social networks around the world. This move complements Visa's 2010 CyberSource acquisition and extends the company's capabilities into one of the fastest-growing segments of eCommerce - digital and mobile commerce. About Visa Visa...

2011-02-04 07:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) announced today that Byron Pollitt, Chief Financial Officer, and Jim McCarthy, Global Head of Product, will present at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference in San Francisco on Wednesday, February 16, 2011. The keynote presentation will begin at 8:15 a.m. Pacific Time and last for approximately 35 minutes. A listen-only audio webcast and replay will be accessible for 30 days on the Investor Relations web site at...

2011-01-21 08:00:00

#VisaCanada offers silver lining when Hockey Love Hurts (#HockeyLoveHurts) TORONTO, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ - To view this Social Media Release, please enter the following address in your web browser. http://smr.newswire.ca/en/visa/visa-canada-offers-silver-lining-when-hockey-love-hurts /NOTE TO PHOTO EDITORS: Photos accompanying this release are also available at http://photos.newswire.ca. Images are free to accredited members of the media/ SOURCE VISA Canada Corporation

2010-07-22 07:05:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) announced today that its board of directors had declared a quarterly dividend in the aggregate amount of $0.125 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 September 1, 2010, to all holders of record of the Company's class A, class B and class C common stock as of August 13, 2010. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell...

2010-07-21 15:10:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) ("Visa") announced today that it has completed its acquisition of CyberSource Corporation (Nasdaq: CYBS), at a price of $26.00 per share of CyberSource common stock, or total consideration of approximately $2.0 billion, to be paid with cash on hand. The acquisition of CyberSource expands Visa's online payment, fraud, and security management capabilities. The combination is expected to accelerate the growth of the...

2010-06-28 07:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, June 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) will report its fiscal third quarter 2010 financial results on Wednesday, July 28, 2010. The results will be included in a press release, with accompanying financial information that will be released after market close and posted on the Visa Investor Relations website. Visa's executive management team will then host a live audio webcast beginning at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (2:00 p.m. Pacific Time) to discuss the financial...

2010-06-15 08:12:00

PITTSBURGH, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- GiftCards.com, one of the leaders in consumer gift cards and Corporate Incentive and Rewards cards, announced today that it is launching WRL.com, Wolfe Rewards & Loyalty. WRL.com will focus exclusively on corporate reward and incentive programs while GiftCards.com will continue to serve the consumer market. WRL.com provides full service prepaid solutions and technology for corporate programs including consumer loyalty, rebates, employee recognition and...

2010-06-03 08:13:00

TAMARAC, Fla., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Shopping cart software leader 3DCart today announced its inclusion in Visa's Global List of PCI DSS Validated Service Providers, a comprehensive list of Visa-certified service providers named for passing a rigorous security screening process. Inclusion on Visa's short and exclusive list helps further validate security measures to protect credit card data and other personal information put in place by 3DCart for local and international online merchants...


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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