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Banks have returned to the pre-2008 world of automatic credit-limit increases for credit cards used by already indebted people

"Proactive credit line increases" (PCLIs) are when your credit card company increases your credit limit without your asking for it; it was very common prior to the 2008 crisis, but the post-crisis rules largely put a stop to it. Now, banks have figured out regulatory loopholes that allow them to throw PCLIs at their most ...

Walmart launches two new credit cards offering 5% back on digital purchases

Walmart is partnering with Capital One to launch a new credit card program, which rolls on September 24, and includes both co-branded and private-label cards. The former, the Capital One Walmart Mastercard, includes 5% back on purchases made on Walmart.com or paid for in-store using Walmart Pay (the latter for the first 12 months.) The ...

Week in Review: Equifax, Capital One and your ****** desire for justice

Hello, weekenders. This is Week-in-Review, where I give a heavy amount of analysis and/or rambling thoughts on one story while scouring the rest of the hundreds of stories that emerged on TechCrunch this week to surface my favorites for your reading pleasure. Last week, I talked about the Facebook FTC fine, the Sprint/T-Mobile deal getting ...

Friend of alleged Capital One hacker believes she ‘had no malicious intent’

07.31.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

The hacker, named Paige Thompson, is alleged of stealing the information of over 100 million American customers. The hacks occurred in March and were found in July.Read more here. Read more...More about Tech, Mashable Video, Cybersecurity, Banking, a... ...

Capital One hacked, over 100 million customers affected

Capital One was hacked, the company has disclosed. The breach was first discovered on July 19th. A notice about the data breach is currently being broadcast from the company’s home page. Here’s what we know so far: Capital One believes the breach exposed credit card application data for those who applied between 2005 and 2019. ...

From liberal arts PhD to pre-IPO startup CEO with Shift’s Toby Russell

Transitioning between different types of professional roles can be challenging — new expectations arise, and fresh ways of seeing the world are required to be successful. A few weeks ago, I interviewed Anjul Bhambhri of Adobe about how she transitioned from engineering into product, where she now leads the company’s customer experience cloud. This week, ...

Capital One CTO George Brady will join us at TC Sessions: Enterprise

When you think of old, giant mainframes that sit in the basement of a giant corporation, still doing the same work they did 30 years ago, chances are you’re thinking about a financial institution. It’s the financial enterprises, though, that are often leading the charge in bringing new technologies and software development practices to their ...