Mastercard has unveiled the next-generation credit card. The new card makes use of biometrics and features a fingerprint scanner for added security.
Security April 21, 2017
Android Pay gets new boost after Google successfully secured Visa and Mastercard into the mobile payment platform. This partnership will allow consumers to shop online with one tap, using fingerprint for authentication instead of username and password.
Google October 25, 2016
Companies such as MasterCard, Uber and HSBC have adopted systems that could render selfie photos as either alternative or replacements for passwords in both online and real-world transactions that require security.
Apps/Software October 17, 2016
Mastercard has teamed up with several banks to make in-store mobile payments more accessible. The Masterpass global digital payment service promises security, convenience and wide availability.
Business Tech July 16, 2016
It's the Instagram of banking security.
Apps/Software February 23, 2016
Even if Samsung Pay only works on a few handsets, more cards issuers are joining the party. 19 new financial institutions that issued Visa and Mastercard cards in the US just joined the mobile payment service, widening its reach.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 17, 2015
MasterCard announced an attractive promotion for Apple Pay users in London, allowing them to enjoy free public transit. Called 'Free Fare Mondays,' the offer is valid for each Monday until Dec. 14.
Apps/Software November 24, 2015
MasterCard rolled out a new program meant to upgrade a lot of Internet connected objects to mobile payment gadgets. Names such as General Motors, Nymi, Ringly, Capital One and TrackR agreed to assist MasterCard in the mobile payment program.
Gadgets October 28, 2015
Forget passwords. The next wave of identity verification will come from selfies. MasterCard's latest initiative in making payments quicker and more secure will start with its Identity Check app where selfies can be used to make purchases via a smartphone.
Apps/Software October 23, 2015
Samsung Pay rolls out in the U.S. today, Sept. 28, but only works on newer devices such as the Galaxy S6 Edge and Note 5.
Apps/Software September 28, 2015
A nationwide migration to EMV technology will soon be sweeping across the United States as part of the country’s move to discourage would-be fraudsters in committing credit card fraud.
Business September 22, 2015
Target has reached an agreement to pay Visa card issuers $67 million over the massive data breach in 2013. The company is reportedly looking to reach a similar agreement with MasterCard.
Legal August 20, 2015
Nymi, MasterCard and TD Bank are currently testing mobile payments authenticated by a person's heartbeat.
Wearable Tech August 13, 2015
MasterCard wants people to pay for things by taking selfies. Along with the new facial recognition software, MasterCard's app will also be updated to offer fingerprint scanning.
Apps/Software July 5, 2015
MasterCard is launching a face-scanning app for online purchases with an eye to significantly cut down online identity theft.
July 3, 2015
Unlike Apple Pay, Android Pay will not charge banks and credit card issuers a fee for transactions paid for using the mobile payment system.
Apps/Software June 8, 2015
While they all have similar-sounding names, these mobile payment services have major differences. What’s the best for you to use?
Feature March 6, 2015
While Apple Pay is expected to take off in the near future, some consumers are likely to not be ready to pay for things using their phones. For those people, Zwipe and MasterCard have announced a new card that uses both fingerprint scanning and NFC technology.
Gadgets October 20, 2014
For those who aren't yet ready to adopt a system like Apple Pay or Google Wallet but still want an easier way to pay for things, there's another new option. A card called Zwipe offers users NFC payment technology and fingerprint scanning in a traditional-looking MasterCard credit card.
Gadgets October 17, 2014
Chip and PIN cards are set to be used widely in the U.S. Its adoption is the country’s response to the increasing incidence of high profile breaches involving large businesses.
Business August 12, 2014
Card payment operators Visa and MasterCard have announced the formation of a new group that will work with banks and retailers to prevent credit card data theft.
Business March 10, 2014
No more 'denied transaction' messages. No more fraudulent transactions when abroad. No more headaches. These are the things MasterCard hope to achieve with the new service it has launched with Syniverse.
Business February 27, 2014
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