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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...

2010-06-17 18:04:00

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in global payment services, is the official sponsor for this year's World Music Awards, airing in the United States and Canada on My Network TV tonight. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/westernunion/44677/ (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100617/MM22572) (Photo:...

2010-05-06 05:00:00

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- When researching Mother's Day gifting trends, a recent survey(1) conducted by the Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in the money transfer segment of global payments, found that while sons and daughters of all ages have good intentions when it comes to finding the perfect gift, 42 percent find it hard to shop for mom. Other notable survey findings include: 73% of consumers are planning to give a Mother's Day gift this year 42%...

2010-03-08 23:01:00

NEWTON, Mass. and MEXICO CITY, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- MMT Americas, Mexico City -- MoreMagic Solutions, a leading mobile financial solutions provider, and Telcel, the largest mobile operator in Mexico, subsidiary of America Movil, announced today that international friends and family of Telcel customers are now able to recharge Telcel mobile phones, and transfer electronic airtime for Telcel's prepaid users, using the MoreMagic Solutions International Recharge Hub. From 46,000 Western...

2009-11-20 11:47:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Mobile Money Transfer & Remittances: Markets, Forecasts & Strategies 2009-2014 http://www.reportlinker.com/p0165032/Mobile-Money-Transfer--Remittances-Markets-Forecasts--Strategies-2009-2014.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire This report provides a thorough analysis of the key issues and trends influencing the Global...

2009-09-29 11:00:00

REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Microsoft Corp., in collaboration with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the U.S. Postal Inspection Service (USPIS) and Western Union, today launched a series of online public service announcements (PSAs) designed to help protect consumers from scams related to mortgage foreclosure rescue offers and promises of credit repair and advance fee fraud, also known as lottery scams. The search advertising-driven PSAs will appear on Bing,...

2009-09-23 07:00:00

NEW YORK and GENEVA, September 23 /PRNewswire/ -- WISeKey SA, a Swiss maker of digital ID management solutions, announced new initiatives aimed at winning the fight against global poverty. They include promoting the adaption of international standards in digital identity systems for electronic transactions among new computer and mobile phone users in emerging markets and developing software for secure micropayments by mobile phone users. In the past year, the company donated $1.5...

2009-09-16 15:16:00

KINGSTON, Jamaica, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados and NEWTON, Mass., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- LIME, the Caribbean's leading full service telecomms provider, and MoreMagic Solutions, a leading mobile payment solutions provider, announced today that friends and family of LIME customers, living outside the Caribbean, are now able to purchase TopUps and transfer the airtime to LIME phones, at Western Union Agent locations throughout the United States. C&W is connected to the MoreMagic Solutions IRR...

2009-08-06 08:40:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: Widely acclaimed Dominican media personality, Jochy Santos, continues his longtime partnership with Western Union and will be participating in several activities in connection with this year's 27th annual Dominican Day Parade celebrations in New York. Prior to the parade, Jochy will conduct meet-and-greets at various Western Union Agent locations in Washington Heights, the...


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