Consumers around the United States are loading credit and debit cards from Bank of America, Capital One, Citi and Wells Fargo onto their iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus for use with Apple Pay. One of the first questions being asked is, “Where can I use it?” MasterCard has the answer – MasterCard Nearby.
MasterCard has raised the stakes for developers participating in the Money20/20 hackathon by chucking in a VIP Las Vegas experience and six-month access to its Startpath incubator programme for the winning team.
US mobile payment outfit Mozido has completed the first phase of a $400 million funding round with support from MasterCard as it looks to expand its geographical footprint through a series of strategic acquisitions.
MasterCard today announced that it has appointed Safdar Khan to lead its growing Islamic payments business in Southeast Asia with immediate effect.
MasterCard has partnered with BSkyB-owned The Cloud to offer cardholders visiting Britain free access to more than 22,000 WiFi hotspots.
Sarah Quinlan, senior vice president, market insights, MasterCard Advisors, talks about trends in the spending pulse review and what has surprised her in the report.
Today MasterCard will demonstrate its newest digital innovations including MasterPass, MasterCard Digital Enablement System (MDES) and wearable technology during a press event at the grand opening of its new technology hub in New York City.
MasterCard is bringing contactless acceptance to ballpark food and beverage concessions at the 2014 World Series through a partnership with mobile technology leader MLB Advanced Media, enabling fans to make payments using a variety of NFC-enabled devices and services, including the newly introduced Apple Pay.
Ted Iacobuzio, vice president - global insights, MasterCard, explains the digital evolution index, how it helps to segment markets, identify opportunities and the metrics it uses.
Jason Lane, group executive, European market development, MasterCard, speaks about key developments in payments technology, opportunity of the internet and what's next for the payments industry.
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