MBNA is to be the UK’s first card issuer to offer a MasterPass powered digital wallet to its customers for online shopping.
Founded by self-proclaimed bitcoin enthusiast, Darwin Ramon, the startup, YesToBitcoins.com now allows users to settle payments on all Canadian credit cards.
SafeCharge International Group Limited, (AIM: SCH) the international provider of payments services, risk management and IT solutions for online businesses, today announces that the Group has been granted approval for Issuing Activity from MasterCard Europe.
MasterCard has announced today the launch of MasterPass™ in France and Russia expanding the MasterPass footprint to seven countries in Europe and 16 countries worldwide.
MasterCard today announced that it has granted Smartlink SA a license to host and offer a white label version of the MasterPass™ wallet to its customers.
Several Russian banks, including some subject to Western sanctions, will next week begin testing the country's new card payments system, designed to take on Visa and MasterCard.
MasterCard and Canadian bank CIBC have joined a $70 million series c funding round for Dynamics, an American outfit that makes "interactive" payment cards with buttons that users press to access different features.
A cornerstone in the foundation of a fully digitized payment system was laid today as MasterCard announced to Chinese financial institutions the launch of its cloud-based payment services for cross border payments.
Mexican fintech startups working to bring financial services to the country's underbanked are being invited to apply for a new accelerator programme and the chance to secure $50,000.
MasterCard has called on Australia to force Bitcoin transactions to go through "regulated and transparent administrators" in the same way as other participants in the country's payments system.
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