War for customers with T-Mobile intensifies with new offer
AT&T is increasing the amount it is giving to customers to sign up, as well as existing customers, by offering $100 in billing credit for every new line added to an account. The extra credit will be available to both new and existing customers, and is the latest in the continuing aggressive battle for customers between the carrier and T-Mobile.
Finds inaccuracies in credit reports
Luster has released a self-titled application designed to help find inaccuracies and unverifiable information on credit reports. The app provides tools for credit file management, along with resources for contacting credit bureaus and creditors. A built-in decision tree offers suggestions on potential strategies, with analysis based on responses from credit reporting agencies.
O2 iPhone preorders
As the widespread international release of the iPhone approaches its inception, a British customer revealed that O2 – potentially other carriers as well – will allegedly offer a pre-registration service for customers who want to buy on the 11th of July. A visit to an O2 store yielded information that the carrier will offer users an early-bird registration credit check on July 1st to expedite the pickup process on launch day, according to a forum post at MacRumors
Monetra 7.0 server update
Main Street Softworks this week released Monetra 7.0, a payment server software that securely processes credit card, debit card, gift card, and electronic benefit card transactions for retail point-of-sale and eCommerce systems. It is capable of scaling from operation on custom embedded devices to fully redundant clustered server installations processing thousands of transactions per minute, transforming how payment systems are deployed, secured and managed.