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2012-05-21 02:31:29

KABUL, Afghanistan, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Roshan, Afghanistan's leading total communications provider, and Western Union, a leader in global payment services, have today jointly launched the Western Union Mobile Money Transfer service in Afghanistan that enables Roshan's M-Paisa customers to receive money from abroad. Roshan launched M-Paisa in 2008, and became the first company to bring mobile financial services to the people of Afghanistan. Now, M-Paisa customers in Afghanistan can...

2012-05-20 22:22:11

DUBAI, UAE, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- - Focus on growing demand beyond developed markets - Companies to explore collaboration on products, distribution and co-marketing Allianz SE and Western Union Company (NYSE: WU) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop, design and distribute insurance products in several countries around the world. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120514/531122 ) (Photo:...

2012-05-13 22:21:28

DUBAI, UAE, May 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Western Union Offers Tips to Help Consumers Avoid Becoming Victims of Property Rental Scams You have scoured hundreds of online classifieds looking for the perfect apartment rental. After weeks of clicking, one listing catches your eye-the place is perfect and, most important, the price is right. Before you put any money down on that great deal just remember: sophisticated scammers use the Internet, and particularly free...

2012-03-13 07:50:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Pennystocksinsiders.com (PSI) has issued insider trading reports and Equity Research for the following companies: Human Genome Sciences (NASDAQ:HGSI), Alpha Natural Resources (NYSE:ANR), Western Union (NYSE:WU), Cemex (NYSE:CX), NVIDIA (NASDAQ:NVDA), and ArcelorMittal (NYSE:MT). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120307/HK65974LOGO ) (Read full report by clicking the link below, you may need to copy and paste the...

2012-02-09 08:05:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Insiderslab.com has issued insider trading reports and Equity Research for the following companies: Hartford Financial Services (NYSE:HIG), Western Union (NYSE:WU), Annaly Capital Management (NYSE:NLY), and Freeport-McMoRan (NYSE:FCX). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100419/HKM001LOGO ) (Read full report by clicking the link below, you may need to copy and paste the full link to your browser.) Report Highlights:...

2011-02-01 08:39:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MoreMagic Solutions, a leading global mobile commerce and financial services solutions provider, today announced that it has completed the certification process in the Western Union Mobile Vendor Program. Consequently, mobile operators who partner with MoreMagic and Western Union will be able to offer their subscribers the option to send or receive money through the global Western Union money-transfer system. Western Union has certified...

2010-11-22 16:26:00

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in global payments, found in a recent survey conducted with Wakefield Research that six in ten consumers agree that Black Friday sales are not as big of a deal as they're made out to be. According to the survey, the real reason shoppers are skipping Black Friday sales is not because they prefer to shop online, but instead because in-store sales did not meet their expectations. More than...

2010-11-09 11:00:00

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in global payment services, and six-time Grammy-Award winning recording artist John Legend today joined forces to officially launch the 2010 holiday giving season with 50 Days of Giving and a private performance in New York City. To kick off 50 Days of Giving, a national campaign designed to help raise charitable-giving awareness, Western Union announced an initial total of $100,000 in grants...

2010-10-07 08:00:00

BOSTON, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- MoreMagic Solutions, a global leader of mobile payment and mobile money transfer solutions, today announced that it has been selected by Western Union, a leader in global payment services, to participate in Western Union's Mobile Vendor Program for mobile wallet and mobile banking platforms. MoreMagic Solutions provides products and services that enable mobile financial transactions between financial institutions, businesses and consumers worldwide through...

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2010-09-10 10:41:43

Cybercriminals are creating approximately 57,000 new websites every week, often using established brand names in order to dupe computer users into downloading viruses or disclosing private information such as banking accounts or social security numbers. Those findings are the result of a new, three-month long study by PandaLabs, the anti-malware research department of Panda Security. The PandaLabs researchers, who announced their findings on Thursday, report that the hackers "exploit...