Roundup: Mastercard Fined $648M, Booking Woes, Extended Warranty Credit Cards, Hulu Gets Cheaper, Target Goes Hi-Tech

This is a list of news from around the web which I came across in the last few days. I found these articles interesting and somewhat related to the travel and deal content you regularly see here at Sirsyed College. Sometimes just interesting and not related at all, but I hope you enjoy them just the same. If you come across any interesting articles, please .
News Roundup

Mastercard Fined $648M Over X-Border EU Interchange Fees

Mastercard was slapped with a $648.3 million fine by the European Union, which alleged that the payments company raised the costs of card payments artificially. Read more here.

Why I Almost Smashed My Computer Booking My Last Trip

Sometimes we love making the least complicated things difficult.  Knowledge isn’t always power it seems! Read more here.

Credit Card Benefits: Extended Warranty Protection Review

Most credit cards offer a free Extended Warranty benefit. If your new laptop, phone, or refrigerator malfunctions, and you’re past the 90-day manufacturer warranty, the credit card might kick in where the manufacturer does not. Read more here.

Hulu drops to just $5.99 per month after Netflix’s price hikes

Hulu just announced that it will lower the price of its base, ad-supported subscription plan to $5.99 per month — down from the current $7.99 — beginning on February 26th. Read more .

Target will soon support Google Pay, Samsung Pay, and other contactless payments at checkout

Target has announced that it is, finally, going to support contactless payments at checkout. Long, long overdue, this news obviously means that you can use Google, Samsung, and Apple Pay, as well as NFC cards, at the payment terminals. Read more here.

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