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2010-04-30 11:47:00

ST HELIER, Jersey, April 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - First Game Just 40 Days Away - Are Your Travel and Hospitality Plans Finalised? - What Difference Could a Concierge Service Make? For football fans everywhere, the event of a lifetime is now less than two months away, but once you arrive in South Africa, will your travel plans shape up, or will the contents of your wallet turn out to be your Achilles heel? More than 460,000 Britons visit South Africa every year,...

2010-04-29 15:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CyberSource Corporation (Nasdaq: CYBS), a leading provider of electronic payment, risk management, and payment security solutions, today announced financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2010. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/19990513/CYBRSOURCELOGO) First quarter revenue was $76.6 million, a 27% increase compared to $60.5 million in the same period the previous year. On a GAAP basis, net income for...

2010-04-21 06:31:00

SAN FRANCISCO and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) ("Visa") and CyberSource Corporation (Nasdaq: CYBS) ("CyberSource") today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for Visa to purchase CyberSource, a leading provider of electronic payment, risk management and payment security solutions to online merchants at a price of $26.00 per share, or total consideration of approximately $2.0 billion to be paid with cash on hand....

2010-03-22 16:44:00

Donovan Launches Soccer-Themed Personal Finance Game at L.A. High School LOS ANGELES, March 22 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of an ongoing global financial literacy effort, Visa Inc. has joined with Los Angeles Galaxy Captain Landon Donovan to launch a new FIFA World Cup(TM) branded educational video game to Venice High School students. This free game was developed with help from Donovan himself, who is recently back from a successful stint playing in England and ready to start the MLS season at...

2010-03-11 12:32:00

ARLINGTON, Va., March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Stanley, Inc. (NYSE: SXE), a leading provider of systems integration and professional services to the U.S. federal government, today announced that it has been selected as one of two prime contractors on the 10-year multiple award, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity Global Support Strategy (GSS) contract by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs (DoS CA), to provide business process support services for both...

2010-02-23 17:02:00

REDLANDS, Calif., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Winter Olympics is one of the biggest sporting events of the year and Visa is one of the biggest sponsors. Visa wanted to make sure that not all of the action took place in Vancouver - they wanted to bring the Olympic story to the world's leading financial center, New York City. CBS Outdoor knew just who to turn to - they partnered with Virtual Images - The 3D Company to help Visa bring the Winter Olympics to Grand Central Station using the...

2010-02-18 08:32:00

PRINCETON, N.J., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- BullMarket.com (http://www.bullmarket.com), an online investment newsletter focused on long-term growth and income-generating stocks, has provided subscribers with coverage of credit card stocks, including Visa (NYSE: V), MasterCard (NYSE: MA), American Express (NYSE: AXP), Capital One (NYSE: COF), and Discover Financial (NYSE: DFS). All paid and trial subscribers to BullMarket.com can now receive immediate access to the newsletter's exclusive daily...

2009-12-01 04:19:00

ST HELIER, Jersey, December 1 /PRNewswire/ -- As people's lives become more frenetic in a world of increased global travel, the old-fashioned hotel concierge has been replaced by something more aligned to the needs of today's high net worth individual - Lifestyle & Travel Assistance Services. Virtual concierge services have sprung up over the years offering a personalised service, but they can be restrictive in terms of the number of countries covered or limited to only entertainment...

2009-11-17 01:00:00

PARIS, November 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Oberthur Technologies, a world leader in prepaid and contactless payment technologies has delivered the European Union's first prepaid Visa contactless card for the Banca Popolare di Sondrio in Italy. The "Carta di Ateneo" is an innovative dual interface payment card that combines Visa-certified contactless and EMV payment as well as access control and personal identification features. Issued in conjunction with KCCS Key Client Card...

2009-09-24 06:35:00

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- RushMyPassport.com, a subsidiary of Expedited Travel, LLC, finished its second year in business with an impressive set of achievements under its belt. In only two years, RushMyPassport.com has grown dramatically, helping more than 65,000 customers while earning praise and recognition from many well-known, influential members of the news media. For example, The Wall Street Journal voted RushMyPassport.com best in both speed and service. "We were...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.