All posts by Natalie Rutledge

Natalie Rutledge majored in Communications at Mississippi State University. She was in sales for a number of businesses and spent nine years working as a communications advisor to various entities. Natalie can be contacted directly at [email protected]
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30% of Top Banks Meet Consumer Demands for Mobile Banking

May 26, 2016

Over half of the U.S. population is banking with their smartphones or tablets, which is 29 million more adults than last year, according to a recent J..
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Apriva Bringing EMV Technology to the Gas Pump

May 24, 2016

While retailers are beginning to scan EMV credit cards at the register, consumers still need to swipe their cards at the gas pump. Apriva and Global P..
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SWIFT Confirms Another Malware Attack

May 17, 2016

SWIFT has confirmed that hackers have once again used its system to attack a commercial bank. Belgium-based SWIFT, which allows corporations to compl..
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Birch Helps You Maximize Credit Card Rewards

May 11, 2016

Yesterday at TechCrunch Disrupt NY, Birch launched a new app that helps cardholders get the most from their credit card rewards programs. Birch is an ..
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Synchrony Financial Earns Top Honors for Technology

Synchrony Financial, the largest provider of private label credit cards in the United States, has made it onto the InformationWeek Elite 100 list of..
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Data Breach Notifications on the Rise

May 9, 2016

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced last week that data breach alerts have increased 40% compared to last year in New York alone. Pa..

Netflix Users Can Soon Pay through Google Play

May 5, 2016

Netflix announced it will soon give the option for Google Play billing for in-app purchases. Netflix users who want to stream movies and shows throug..
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Boku Brings Carrier Billing to Spotify

May 4, 2016

Boku announced it will provide carrier billing to Spotify users in Germany and Italy, which expands its current partnership with Spotify that first ..
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Mobile-Only Start-Up Bank Raises $27 Million

May 3, 2016

Varo Money, a mobile-only start-up bank, announced it has raised more than $27 million, which puts the company one step closer to seeking its own ban..
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CFPB Proposes New Guide for Student Loan Repayment

May 2, 2016

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has released a new proposal for the information student loan servicers provide students about their repayment..