All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Rewards’

Starbucks Offers Rewards Points to Lyft Riders and Drivers

Starbucks and Lyft have just announced a partnership that will see both riders and drivers earning rewards points for using Lyft. There are basically four major aspects of the partnership. First, My Starbucks Rewards members will earn stars (reward points) for taking Lyft rides. Second, Lyft drivers will be given the option to become My Starbucks Rewards loyalty program gold …

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Rewards Programs: Grads Do Good While Making Good On Debt

Typically, a rewards program is about “getting back what you give”. You might hear “loyalty program” and immediately think of forking over your credit card anyplace from the airport kiosk to a retail queue. Indeed, there’s much to be said for stretching our hard earned money as far as we humanly can when we dole it out – whether it’s …

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Your Xbox 360 Achievements Aren’t Totally Worthless Anymore

If you’ve been consistently building up your Xbox 360 Gamerscore for years, you’re about to get rewarded…kind of. Microsoft has just launched an all new rewards program for Xbox gamers. It’s called MyAchievements and allows your Gamerscore to be used for some modest prizes. “You’ve been faithfully building your Gamerscore for years now. To reward you for your dedication, we’ve …

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Square Inc. Introduces Loyalty and Rewards System for Customers

We’ve been following Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey’s new startup, Square Inc. for awhile now, and most recently we have seen his company grow in size to reach over 2 billion users. The service is currently processing $6 billion in mobile payments annually and is accepted at over 20,000 retail outlets and is growing everyday. Now the company is introducing a …

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UK Police Tap Facebook In Search For Missing Teen

Police in the UK are hoping that social media can help put a spark in a missing persons case that appears to have gone cold. Cambridgeshire officials have turned to Facebook in a attempt to draw out information regarding the case of a 17-year-old teen who has not been seen in over three months. Alisa Dmitrijeva was last seen around …

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Google Panda Update: $25,000 Reward If You Can Get This Site Recovered

If you’ve been following the Panda saga for a while, you may remember hearing the story about One Way Furniture, a furniture store that was victimized by the Panda update. It got a fair amount of media coverage, including by NPR and the Wall Street Journal. We mentioned them in our first coverage of the DaniWeb story. “I was sort …

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Facebook Bug Bounty Program: Get $500 For Finding Holes

Facebook announced today via its Facebook Security Page, that it is launching a security “bug bounty program”. The program will see the company paying users that disclose security bugs that have previously gone undiscovered. “If you believe you’ve found a security vulnerability on Facebook, we encourage you to let us know right away,” the company says. “We will investigate all …

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PlayStation Network Back This Week, Sony to Give Out Presents

The PSN saga may be coming to an end, as Sony’s Senior Director of Corporate Communications Patrick Seybold made what is surely his most crowd-pleasing statement of the whole ordeal.  Seybold announced via PlayStation blog that the PSN and Qriocity services will begin restoration sometime this week. It has been almost 2 full weeks since the PSN was shut down …

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eBay Bucks Moves Out Of Beta

eBay said today it is launching its first-ever rewards program called eBay Bucks.

Any eBay user who lives in the U.S. and is a registered member of the site can participate in the eBay Bucks program. eBay Bucks offers shoppers 2 percent back on most items purchased through the site with PayPal.

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