Category: News Updates

While financial institutions have responded to the October 1 deadline Visa and MasterCard set for the transition away from magnetic-stripe card security to chip security, retailers have not. Merchants who do not implement chip payment terminals are now liable for fraudulent purchases made in their stores. Roughly $8 billion in fraudulent card purchases are made…

With several traumas over the holiday weekend, local hospitals are in need of O- blood. The  Blood Bank of Delmarva is in immediate need of Type O- blood donors. o- is a universal blood type, which can be safely transfused to all patients.  “Over the holiday weekend the hospitals we serve experienced numerous traumas which translated…

MyFreeTaxes Delaware offers online tax-filing service to help individuals get the task done accurately, thoroughly and quickly. It is a free service through a collaboration between $tand By Me, the state of Delaware and United Way of Delaware. Any Delaware resident with a household income of $62,000 or less in 2015 is eligible. “Tax deadlines…

EDiS Company of Wilmington will bring two nationally recognized speakers to Wilmington next month. Richard Florida, a global leader in economic competitiveness, will discuss building an entrepreneurial economy for Delaware. Florida is the director of the Martin Prosperity Institute at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management. He is also a global researcher professor…

RANDALL CHASE, Associated Press DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware cybersecurity task force moved its inaugural meeting into a closed “emergency” executive session Wednesday because of what its chairman called a “mix-up” about the sensitivity of information presented in an FBI briefing. James Collins, chief information officer for the state and chairman of the Cyber…

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Legislation that would increase Delaware’s current $8.25 minimum wage by $2 over four years has stalled in the General Assembly. The bill, which passed the Democrat-led Senate in January, was roundly criticized by small business owners and other opponents Wednesday at a House economic development committee hearing. With the committee poised…