Prepaid Financial Services (PFS) is proud to announce the launch of the iKort Prepaid MasterCard - the first prepaid MasterCard in Iceland that can be used in stores, at home and abroad, or to shop online or by phone.
Commuters using the London tube network can now tap their contactless bank cards on the ticket barriers to pay for their journeys, further displacing cash on the capital's transit system.
MasterCard Advisors, the professional services arm of MasterCard, today announced the appointment of Pierre Burret as Head of Delivery, Quality & Resource Management for Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa and Eric Schneider as Region Business Lead for Asia Pacific.
Shashi Verma, director of fares & ticketing, TfL and Huw Davies, head of emerging payments, MasterCard discuss the launch of contactless payments for London's tube networks, how MasterCard has been working with TfL to launch the programme, and the vision for the future of payments in transport.
MasterCard has lost a seven-year battle with the European Commission over the validity of its interchange fees for cross-border card payments, following a decisive judgement at the EU's highest court.
MasterCard has set a six-year timescale for all European merchants to replace their existing point-of-sale terminals with contactless-enabled tills by 2020.
Paying with mobile devices is about to become even more Priceless™. Today, Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) unveiled Apple Pay that will enable MasterCard cardholders to use their iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch for everyday purchases.
Habib Bank Limited (HBL), Pakistan's largest commercial bank, and MasterCard today announced a partnership which will pave the way for the introduction of MasterCard's innovative payment tools in Pakistan that will provide a safe, simple and secure payment experience to cardholders.
As students go back to school, graduates are headed to work. MasterCard is proud to welcome its latest class of University Hires. 92 recent graduates were recruited from around the world to make their mark on MasterCard.
MasterCard has selected the first class of seven European startups to participate in its Start Path accelerator programme.
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