Capital One Glitch Leads To Multiple Account Charges

January 4, 2018

By PYMNTS No one likes being charged more than once for a transaction — one of the vagaries of living in a technology-fueled world — especially when it comes to commerce and banking. The Washington Post reported that a number of Capital One customers, as of Wednesday (January 3), found multiple charges (the same one, that is) levied on their accounts. The newspaper reported that it was not yet known…

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Tiger to start 2018 season at Torrey Pines

January 4, 2018

12:39 PM ET Tiger Woods will make his 2018 debut at the Farmers Insurance Open later this month, his first official PGA Tour event since he missed the cut at the same tournament a year ago. Woods, 42, has won the event that is played at Torrey Pines near San Diego seven times, the last in 2013. He also won the 2008 U.S. Open at the venue, the last of…

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In AAP Settling For 2 Guptas For Rajya Sabha, A Debt And Thank You Note

January 4, 2018

New Delhi: After 18 people, including ex-Reserve Bank chief Raghuram Rajan said no, Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party named one senior party leader Sanjay Singh and two little known men, evidently added hurriedly to its list of three nominees for the Rajya Sabha from Delhi. Many asked – “Who are these two Guptas.” The announcement was made by Delhi’s Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia a day before the last date…

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LSU LB Key to forgo senior year for NFL draft

January 4, 2018

11:34 AM ET LSU linebacker Arden Key will forgo his senior season and enter the 2018 NFL draft, he announced on Thursday. Key posted the news on his Twitter account on Thursday morning. pic.twitter.com/GMtsVtsgOZ — OptimusKey_ (@ArdenKey49) January 4, 2018 Key, a junior, was one of the SEC’s top pass rushers in his three seasons at LSU. He had 17 sacks in his first two seasons but saw his his…

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Neiman Marcus CEO Stepping Down

January 4, 2018

By PYMNTS Karen Katz, CEO of Neiman Marcus Group, will be stepping down from her post, where she has served since 2010, according to news from The Wall Street Journal. The retailer has been beset with debt from two leveraged buyouts over the last several years and will be looking for an outsider to fill the vacant role. Katz will retire from her executive duties, but will retain her board…

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Motivating Mobile In 2018

January 4, 2018

By PYMNTS Another year, another chance for the mobile wallet players to attempt to get consumers to change their in-store payment habits away from plastic cards and towards the phone as a payments form factor. It has been slow going so far. Despite there being a “…” Pay for every day of the week, none have broken through enough to even make it to a 10 percent usage rate among…

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Kickstarting A Direct-To-Consumer Wine Business

January 4, 2018

By PYMNTS Describing a business as “a mediocre corporation” usually doesn’t generate a stellar review. A small subset of workers and entrepreneurs in Dallas, however, work at a company that intentionally branded itself that way. “We really tried to lower expectations with the brand,” A Mediocre Corporation FounderMatt Rutledge said. A Mediocre Corporation is an incubator pursuing its passion for experimentation in eCommerce by building out and testing new types…

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Police ready for Trump's trip to CFP title game

January 4, 2018

10:35 AM ET Associated Press ATLANTA — An Atlanta police official says the agency is working with the U.S. Secret Service ahead of President Donald Trump’s visit to the city for Monday’s college football title game. Atlanta police spokesman Carlos Campos said in a Thursday statement to ESPN that “we’re aware of his visit” and are working with the agency charged with protecting the president. Campos said any further comment…

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Kumar Vishwas At Centre Of Conspiracies To Topple Delhi Government: AAP

January 4, 2018

New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party today hit back at rebel leader Kumar Vishwas, alleging he was at the “centre” of conspiracies hatched to topple the Arvind Kejriwal government in Delhi after the municipal polls. The poet-politician was at the receiving end of the stinging attack a day after he gave vent to his ire against Mr Kejriwal over being denied a Rajya Sabha ticket. AAP’s Delhi convenor Gopal Rai…

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Sri Lanka hire performance psychologist

January 4, 2018

9:01 AM ET Andrew Fidel Fernando Sri Lanka Cricket have hired the services of performance psychologist Dr. Phil Jauncey on a short-term basis, at the behest of new head coach Chandika Hathurusingha. Jauncey has previously worked with Hathurusingha on the Bangladesh national team, completing at least two stints in Dhaka. His work with the Sri Lanka side began on Wednesday, and is expected to last 10 days. The team hopes…

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