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  • AmEx Now Allows Uber Users To Pay For Rides With Rewards Points

    AmEx Now Allows Uber Users To Pay For Rides With Rewards Points

    With a new integration into the Uber iOS app, AmEx card members who have enrolled in the Membership Rewards program in the U.S. can choose to earn 2x points using their AmEx card to pay for the ride, or they can use their points for Uber rides. Read More

  • How T-Mobile’s New Mobile Banking Service Compares With Simple And Amex Serve

    How T-Mobile’s New Mobile Banking Service Compares With Simple And Amex Serve

    T-Mobile today announced its intentions to get into the business of providing banking services to its wireless customers, and any others who want an alternative to traditional banking accounts. The new platform will compete with, and also potentially boost, other, less-known mobile banking services, like those provided by a banking startup called Simple, for example, or Amex’s Serve. Read More

  • Amex Launches Pay By Tweet, Turns Purchases Into Adverts

    Amex Launches Pay By Tweet, Turns Purchases Into Adverts

    Amex has extended its Twitter sync feature to enable customers who have synced their Amex account information with Twitter to also pay for certain products by tweeting purchase hashtags. Amex launched its original Twitter Sync feature last March — to allow customers get discount deals by tweeting offer hashtags. Now the card company has gone a step further by integrating payment into… Read More

  • You Can Now Use American Express Membership Points To Buy Facebook Ads

    American Express this morning announced that customers will now be able to pay for Facebook ads using Membership Rewards points, which the company says are used by millions of American Express small business and consumer Cardmembers. Cardmembers can redeem Membership Rewards points for Facebook Ads through AmEx OPEN’s Facebook Page or the Membership Rewards program website. Each $6,750… Read More

  • After Visa, American Express Takes On PayPal With Digital Payments Platform

    Following in the footsteps of rival Visa, American Express this morning announced a digital payment and commerce platform dubbed Serve, enabling U.S. consumers to make purchases and person-to-person payments online, via mobile phones and at AmEx’s network of millions of merchants. Serve integrates a variety of payment options into a single account that can be funded from a bank… Read More

  • Foursquare's SXSW: Version 3.0, Party, Concert, 18 New Badges, And A Genius Amex Deal

    Foursquare's SXSW: Version 3.0, Party, Concert, 18 New Badges, And A Genius Amex Deal

    Of all the startups launching things at SXSW this year, the most closely watched may be Foursquare, since they’re a company that got their beginning at the conference two years ago. And it’s looking like they’re not going to disappoint. A couple weeks ago they gave a hint of what they had cooking: “NEW APP + NEW BADGES + PARTIES + CONCERT + MOAR”. Now we know a… Read More

  • AMEX Digital BD-P1 – a cheap Hong-Kong made Blu-ray player

    DVD wasn’t a success until that first Christmas when players were available for less than $40 and Blu-ray’s success probably weighs on a similar price barrier. Chinese manufacturers are certainly here to help and prices are slowly dropping to the Wal-Mart-acceptable level with the AMEX Digital BD-P1 as the latest no-name player that might be headed to the retailer. On paper, it… Read More

  • CrunchDeals: Amex My WishList goes live today

    Amex is once again enticing card holders with the My WishList site that’s pretty much the equivalent to blue balls. The discounts are outrageous starting at 24 percent on up to 80. It opens up today and you can score a Panasonic 42-inch HD Plasma for $700 on the 30th of this month or how about that Dell XPS M1330 notebook for $900? Feeling a bit more dangerous? How about the BMW K 1200… Read More