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Microsoft Remembers It’s 2022, Says It Will No longer Accept Check Payments

“Microsoft has told customers it will no longer be accepting payment by check as it looks to modernize its accounting systems. The Register uncovered an advisory from the computing giant issued to direct-bill partners transacting through its Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) program in the US and Canada confirming that it would not accept check payments […]
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Google Cloud Assembles Web3 Team to Leverage Emerging Metaverse

“Google Cloud Platform is putting together a Web3 specialist team to take advantage of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. The cloud computing services suite says its new Web3 team will focus on building services for developers running blockchain applications. In addition, the team will also provide blockchain services to enterprises and customers looking to leverage the […]
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Microsoft Reportedly Working On Rival Amazon Go Tech For Cashier-Free Stores

“Microsoft is reportedly working on technology that could be used to power check-out free retail stores. Reuters reports that the software giant has been talking to Walmart about using the tech, which will rival Amazon’s own Go initiative. Amazon first launched its cashier-free convenience store in the company’s hometown in Seattle last year. Shoppers can simply grab items and leave, […]
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Mastercard Launches Next-Generation Identity Technology with Microsoft to Help More Consumers Shop Online Safely

“Mastercard on Monday announced the launch of an enhanced identity solution designed to improve the online shopping experience and tackle digital fraud in a new collaboration with Microsoft Corp…Mastercard has directly addressed these needs by enhancing its Digital Transaction Insights solution with next-generation authentication and real-time decisioning intelligence capabilities. The solution pairs Mastercard’s network insights with the […]
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Ethoca to Bring Digital Receipts to Consumers Through Collaboration With Microsoft

“Ethoca, a Mastercard company, today announced an expansion of its collaboration with Microsoft that will bring Microsoft customers simple access to their digital purchase receipts through their banks’ mobile applications, enabled with Ethoca’s Digital Receipts service. Today’s digital consumer is demanding more transparency about their online purchases to eliminate transaction confusion and simplify the overall […]
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Microsoft Pay is now available with Masterpass

“Microsoft Pay now supports Masterpass by Mastercard, so that consumers can use their Microsoft account for fast and secure checkouts at their favorite retailers that accept Masterpass, without the need to reenter their information. This work further advances Mastercard and Microsoft’s shared goal to help optimize the payment experience for customers and merchants alike.”
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LaterPay Launches Payment Model Offering for SaaS Companies, Signs Up Microsoft Germany as Technology Partner

“Using LaterPay Pro, Microsoft Germany partner aConTech Enterprise IT Solutions will allow its customers to offer the Microsoft Azure Backup service without first having their customers register and pay upfront, a process that results in high abandonment rates. Customers will only be prompted to register and pay after meeting a 250 euro threshold. As part […]