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Program is expected to increase the number of new autos sold, as well as boost the flow of older vehicles to auto shredders.
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President Signs Auto Scrapping Bill
Hundreds of papers containing names, addresses, Social Security numbers and salary details improperly disposedPosted on June 26th, 2009 No comments
Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority data loss incident circa 2009-06-24
Texas attorney Richard Coffman was the first to file a class action suit against Heartland Payment Systems (HPY) after its data breach was announced publicly this past January. In an exclusive interview, Coffman discusses: The status of legal actions against Heartland; What’s unique about the Heartland case; What consumers and financial institutions can expect to see going forward. After practicing several years as a CPA with two international accounting firms, Coffman received his law degree from the University of Texas in 1989.
Consumer groups are calling on the government to increase its oversight of so-called prepaid reloadable cards, as more people use them instead of traditional credit cards.
A Push to Regulate Prepaid Cards
Just weeks after Wal-Mart made a splash with its plans to deploy kiosks that could accept and then pay for used games and videos, Best Buy is now looking to do the same thing with the same kiosks.But Best Buy’s announcement indicates they’ll be doing Wal-Mart one better as their kiosk will “immediately issue a voucher that is instantly redeemable for a Best Buy gift card.” Wal-Mart said they’d consider integrating gift cards eventually.
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Used Games, Video Focus Of Wal-Mart, Best Buy
City expects to save $1 million a year with the new program.
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Boston Introduces Citywide Single-Stream Recycling Program
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RecycleBank Opens for Business in UK
Beatson Clark expects to process more than 7,000 metric tons of glass a year.
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Glass Firm Building Recycling Plant in UK
Recycling entrepreneur founded Sierra Recycling and Demolition and Sierra International Machinery.
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In Memoriam: Ben Sacco
Typical retail IT execs trying to map out their chain’s long-term coupon strategy are hoping for 20 percent off their migraines. That’s because as Web fraud—not to mention the death of newspapers across the country–is making today’s paper coupons less and less viable, the frequently-discussed replacements for paper coupons are still likely a couple of years away.
The Holding Pattern Coupon Strategy