Archive for July, 2008

Peanut Labs to Provide Acclaim Games With Additional Revenue Stream Beyond Advertising

Acclaim Games, a leading online multiplayer gaming community, and Peanut Labs, provider of unmatched Gen-Y sample for market researchers, today announced the integration of Peanut Labs’ Sample3.0 sampling methodology into the Acclaim Games community. (27 mins ago)

Press Release:fitch:sri Lanka Nations Trust Bank At ‘a

Fitch Ratings-London/Singapore/Colombo-08 July 2008: Fitch Ratings has today affirmed Sri Lanka-based Nations Trust Bank PLC’s National Long-term rating at ‘A’. At the same time the agency has assigned an ‘A- rating to NTB’s proposed subordinated debenture issue of up to LKR1.5 billion. (1 hour ago)

Hannaford It Breach Still Reverberating

Banks and consumers are still smarting from the data breach suffered at Hannaford Bros. from December 2007 to March of this year. In the latest developments, two Vermont banks and one New Hampshire institution reportedly said they plan to replace credit cards for customers whose data was stolen. (10 mins ago)

Mubadala, Waha Capital and Fullerton join forces to create new finance company in UAE

Mubadala Development Company PJSC , Waha Capital PJSC, A.A. Al Moosa Enterprises LLC and Fullerton Financial Holdings Pte Ltd today announced that they have signed an agreement to incorporate a new finance company headquartered in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates , to be called ‘Dunia Finance LLC’. (19 mins ago)

Credit Card Overhauls Seem Likely

Proposed regulations changes are strongly opposed by the credit card industry, which has long beat back any regulatory constraints. (58 mins ago)

The Sky’s No Longer the Limit

More banks are slashing credit limits on our plastic.?Six ways to keep the spigot open. (3 mins ago)

ANZ gets nod from central bank

HA NOI The Australia and New Zealand Banking Group has been granted in-principle approval to set up a wholly Viet Nam incorporated operation. Following the move, the bank will open at least four new outlets in Viet Nam by the end of this year. (45 mins ago)

Travel Distribution & Self Service Technology Trends In Asia Pacific

The power of wholesalers and intermediaries in Asia Pacific still exists and travel suppliers morph distribution models to make possible what the consumer wants, for example, co-packaging air content with rooms to create dynamic content, concluded participants at a recent marketing round table discussion. (50 mins ago)

Drop in use of credit cards

CONSUMERS are managing to meet day-to-day living costs without having to resort to using credit cards, a payments body said yesterday. (21 mins ago)