National Geographic and First Bankcard Launch New Visa® Card with Exclusive Discounts, Special Access and Member Benefits


WASHINGTON (April 16, 2015)—The National Geographic Society, one of the world’s largest nonprofit scientific and educational organizations, and First Bankcard, a division of First National Bank of Omaha and a leading issuer of credit cards, announce the launch of the new National Geographic Visa® Card. Cardholders earn exclusive savings on National Geographic products and experiences while supporting the Society’s global exploration, conservation, research and education programs with every Read more [...]

Merrill Lynch Announces Relationship With Virtuoso® to Offer Clients Access to the World’s Leading Travel Advisory Network


Dateline City: NEW YORK High-touch Travel Service Provides Expert Resources to Help Clients Achieve Leisure Goals During Retirement and Throughout Their Lives Merrill Lynch today announced an exclusive relationship with luxury travel network Virtuoso® to provide clients with access to the world’s leading travel advisors. The relationship Read more [...]

Hold the Phone: U.S. Consumers Wouldn’t Last One Day Without Access to Their Smartphone


Dateline City: CHARLOTTE, N.C. Nearly Half of Americans Turn to Digital Devices as Their Primary Method of Banking, Bank of America Survey Finds Almost one in two (47 percent) U.S. consumers admit they wouldn’t last a day without their smartphone, and many consider their devices more important than daily staples such as coffee and television, Read more [...]

Lucy Hale Announces American Rag ALL ACCESS Project


Cooling down after a serious sweat session, Lucy Hale picked up a smoothie at Robeks in Studio City, California on Thursday (April 10). The "Pretty Little Liars' star wore a tank top, turquoise shorts, and a black cap with her black jacket tied around her waist as she gave a little wave to awaiting cameramen outside. That same day, the 24-year-old actress/singer announced a new project with American Rag to give fans more as her debut album hits stores. The ALL ACCESS program offers fans direct access Read more [...]

Expanded Verizon Financial Network Boosts Global Trading Capabilities, Accelerating Access to Leading Capital Markets


NEW YORK and LONDON – To help trading firms and other financial institutions access global financial exchanges quickly and more efficiently, Verizon Enterprise Solutions today announced the expansion of its Verizon Financial Network to more than 50 new markets, services and data centers in Europe and in North America. Financial services companies will benefit from secure and on-demand access to markets and applications, in addition to increased flexibility and scalability. The Verizon Financial Read more [...]

Apple Expands Worldwide Access to Educational Content


CUPERTINO, California—January 21, 2014—Apple® today announced iBooks® Textbooks and iTunes U® Course Manager are expanding into new markets across Asia, Latin America, Europe and elsewhere around the world. iBooks Textbooks bring Multi-Touch™ textbooks with dynamic, current and interactive content to teachers and students in 51 countries now including Brazil, Italy and Japan; and iTunes U Course Manager, available in 70 countries now including Russia, Thailand and Malaysia, allows educators Read more [...]

Judge allows access to emails about Arizona immigration law


Opponents of SB 1070, considered the country's toughest state law against illegal immigration, may examine correspondence to see whether it contains racial overtones, the ruling says. TUCSON — A federal judge has given opponents of Arizona's sweeping anti-illegal-immigration law access to emails, letters and memos between supporters of SB 1070 and legislators to see whether there are racial overtones in the messages. Nation - latimes.com Read more [...]