Visa and MasterCard agree to settle swipe fee class action for $6.2 billion

Visa and MasterCard agree to settle swipe fee class action for $6.2 billion. Visa and MasterCard, along with some top US banks, have agreed to pay as much as $6.2 billion in a class action settlement with US retailers over swipe fees. The settlement ends a 13-year old suit brought by the nation’s leading merchants, which claimed that Visa…

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How This One Surprising Solution Could Close The Funding Gap For Female Entrepreneurs

How This One Surprising Solution Could Close The Funding Gap For Female Entrepreneurs. When it comes to equal pay, sometimes the quickest step forward is to become the boss. Such is the case when women decide to launch their own businesses, and despite setbacks for women, a recent study shows that women small business owners are optimistic about the future.…

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Avoiding A Data Disaster

Avoiding A Data Disaster. Data security breaches are frequent news. Risk Based Security’s recently released Q1 2018 Data Breach QuickView Report, indicates that there have been nearly 700 breaches already this year, from January 1 to March 1, 2018. It also states that this number is a decrease from the year before, when the number for…

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