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Mastercard and Visa Seek to Get the Most out Of the Digital-Payments Boom

“The greatest accolade a payment system can aspire to is to be forgotten about. “People don’t want to make payments,” says Diana Layfield, an executive on Google’s payments team. “They want to do what a payment facilitates.” The industry’s biggest battles therefore often happen in the shadows. The latest struggle, which sees card networks, tech firms […]

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Mastercard, IDEMIA and MatchMove Pilot Fingerprint Biometric Card in Asia to Enhance Security and Safety of Contactless Payments

“Mastercard has teamed up with IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, and MatchMove, a Singapore-based fintech, on their first pilot in Asia of a biometric card that uses a fingerprint to authorize transactions at in-store payment terminals. The card, with the product name F.CODE Easy, takes the seamless and intuitive experience of biometric authentication […]
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Mastercard expands Mastercard TrackTM in Asia Pacific with TrackTM Card to Account Transfer solution offering greater payment options for businesses

“Today, Mastercard announced a new business-to-business payments solution in Asia Pacific with the launch of Mastercard Track™ Card to Account Transfer, allowing businesses to use commercial cards to pay Suppliers regardless of whether they accept card payments. The new solution in the region will help businesses manage cash flow, eliminate manual work and expand payment […]
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Mastercard Partners with Samsung, Airtel and Asante to Drive Digital Inclusion in Africa Through Pay-On-Demand Services

“Mastercard announced a partnership with Samsung, Airtel Africa and Asante Financial Services Group (“Asante”) to launch a Pay-on-Demand payments platform and drive the digital economy across Africa. Mastercard’s strategy is based on collaboration and partnerships that drive innovation and this is another example. By enabling digital access to everyday products and services for under-served consumers […]
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Is Your Business Ready for the Digital Future? Mastercard Launches Small Business Digital Readiness Diagnostic to Help Businesses Go Digital

“As small businesses accelerate digital transformation efforts in response to the pandemic, today Mastercard is announcing the U.S. launch of the Small Business Digital Readiness Diagnostic , a free online tool to help entrepreneurs future-proof their businesses for a digital world. The new Diagnostic tool is an expansion of Mastercard’s Digital Doors curriculum, which helps […]
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Mastercard Delivers Greater Transparency in Digital Banking Applications

“A new initiative from Mastercard and managed by Ethoca, the company’s collaborative fraud and dispute resolution technology, aims to eliminate this confusion and improve the customer experience. All merchants are encouraged to visit logo.ethoca.com and upload their logos for inclusion in online banking and payment apps. The merchant logos will be linked to corresponding transactions, […]
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ACI Worldwide and Mastercard to Collaborate and Advance New Payment Solutions and Experiences for Customers

“ACI Worldwide (NASDAQ: ACIW), a leading global provider of real-time digital payment software and solutions , and Mastercard, the global multi-rail payments technology company, today announced that they will partner to provide a wide range of real-time payment solutions globally. They will initially collaborate to offer best-in-class central infrastructure, payments localization and access solutions to […]
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Mastercard Expands its Digital First Card Program Amid Growing Demand for Digitally Driven Money Management Solutions

“Directly addressing today’s generation, who does everything – from ordering meals to scheduling doctor’s appointments – on their mobile phones or online, Mastercard today announced the expansion of its Digital First Card Program in North America. Mastercard is partnering with payment processors including CoreCard , FIS , Fiserv , Galileo , i2c , Marqeta , […]