3 Ways Ontario, Canada Is Leading the Charge in Mobile Payments September 27, 2013MasterCard ranked Canada as the second most prepared country in the world for widespread mobile payments adoption. Here are some of the reasons why.
How The Cards Business Is Transforming September 06, 2013Mobile capabilities, nontraditional competition and new regulations are among the trends reshaping the cards business. What does it mean for the major players -- and for banks? Automating B2B Payments: The Next Frontier May 28, 2013Business-to-business payments have lagged far behind in switching from paper to electronic payments methods, but banks and their commercial clients could benefit from emerging automated B2B payments solutions. MasterCard Uses Social Media to Rebrand Its Mobile Wallet Through Real-Time Monitoring May 03, 2013MasterCard’s Conversation Suite tool allows it to monitor social media conversations in real-time in 43 different markets and 26 different languages. MasterCard, mFoundry team up on Mobile Payments February 25, 2013mFoundry will integrate the new MasterPass digital service with its mobile banking solutions.
U.S. Judge Dismisses ATM Fee Collusion Lawsuits February 13, 2013A federal judge has dismissed antitrust
lawsuits accusing Visa Inc, MasterCard Inc,
JPMorgan Chase & Co, Bank of America Corp and
Wells Fargo & Co of conspiring to fix automated teller
machine fees. MasterCard Advisors Partners With Analytics Firm Mu Sigma On Big Data February 07, 2013The two companies announced a new partnership today to create new business intelligence by combining MasterCard’s consumer purchasing database with Mu Sigma’s analytics staff and techniques. Delaying EMV Migration Risks Significant Losses for U.S. Issuers January 25, 2013U.S. card issuers who delay migration to EMV face a rapidly increasing risk of loss, largely due to the impact of fraud migrating from countries where EMV deployment is more advanced. U.S. issuers should begin to make preparations now. MasterCard to Issue Prepaid and Debit Cards in Five African Markets January 15, 2013The company has partnered with Equity Bank of Kenya to issue 5 million cards over the next 18 months.
Adyen Issues EMV-Enabled Mobile Card Reader December 04, 2012The payments company says this is the first mobile card reader that can process both Chip & PIN and mag stripe credit cards.
MasterCard and ING Launch EMV Internet Payments Trial November 07, 2012The solution being tested in the trial supports two scenarios: Consumers shopping and paying on a phone; and shopping on a PC or tablet, and then completing the payment step on their phone. MasterCard Pushes Contactless Payments in the Middle East October 19, 2012MasterCard announced that it will soon install more than 1,000 terminals at merchants in the United Arab Emirates for its PayPass contactless cards initiative. Crowdsourcing Development of Financial Products: A New Path to Customer Engagement October 11, 2012Barclays has cut servicing costs and maintained great customer engagement with a new innovation: the social credit card. Wild Ride Ahead As Banks Tackle Mobile Payments and Digital Initiatives October 04, 2012The digitization of bank IT is driving change in the industry, forcing banks to create new business models and forge new partnerships to succeed, says Citi's Gary Greenwald, a 2009 Elite 8 honoree. MasterCard Prepaid Card Users Can Now Reload at Western Union Locations September 18, 2012MasterCard and Western Union announced today that MasterCard prepaid cardholders will be able to fill up at Western Union locations anywhere in the U.S. MasterCard Releases PayPass Developer Kit September 18, 2012The interface is available to financial institutions, merchants and third party developers to build new mobile applications that can integrate PayPass' contactless payments capability in a smartphone. Barclaycard US Joins Up With Google Wallet September 13, 2012The card becomes the latest to form a partnership with the mobile wallet.
MasterCard Forms New Rewards Program Partnership with Linkables Networks September 13, 2012The partnership will allow MasterCard to offer cardholders rewards and coupons for individual items at the SKU level for the first time. MasterCard Launches Prepaid Refill Service in Europe September 12, 2012The rePower service allows MasterCard prepaid card holders to refill their card with cash at merchant locations.
MasterCard Announces Roadmap to EMV for U.S. ATM's September 11, 2012MasterCard today announced that it will shift liability for magnetic stripe fraud beginning in Oct. 2016.