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April 17, 2014

MasterCard has entered into an agreement to acquire Pinpoint Pty. Ltd. , an Australian provider of loyalty and rewards services to financial institutions across the Asia Pacific region.

April 9, 2014

Japanese online giant Rakuten has teamed up with First Bankcard to launch the Rakuten Rewards MasterCard Program, which provides cardholders with reward points for using their credit card to shop on Rakuten.com and elsewhere.

April 9, 2014

Japanese online giant Rakuten has teamed up with First Bankcard to launch the Rakuten Rewards MasterCard Program, which provides cardholders with reward points for using their credit card to shop on Rakuten.com and elsewhere.

March 28, 2014

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. filed suit with the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Arkansas suing Visa for $5 billion, alleging that the financial services company overcharges on the credit and debit card swipe fees it charges retailer.

March 7, 2014

Visa Inc. and MasterCard Inc. are teaming up to create a new group that will focus on improving payment system security.

March 5, 2014

Walgreens and Roush Fenway Racing have launched a partnership to stage "The Race Around America" interactive promotion, presented by Balance Financial Prepaid MasterCard from Walgreens.

March 4, 2014

As recent events demonstrate, the magnetic stripe-based payment cards used by the vast majority of U.S. retailers, banks, payment processors and card issuers are vulnerable to fraud. The Europay, MasterCard, Visa (EMV) standard used by the rest of the developed world stores sensitive customer data on an encrypted chip, rather than on a magnetic stripe, making payment card fraud much more difficult. Erik Vlugt, VP product marketing for electronic payment solutions vendor VeriFone Inc., recently shared insight on the advantages EMV can offer U.S.

March 4, 2014

As recent events demonstrate, the magnetic stripe-based payment cards used by the vast majority of U.S. retailers, banks, payment processors and card issuers are vulnerable to fraud. The Europay, MasterCard, Visa (EMV) standard used by the rest of the developed world stores sensitive customer data on an encrypted chip, rather than on a magnetic stripe, making payment card fraud much more difficult. Erik Vlugt, VP product marketing for electronic payment solutions vendor VeriFone Inc., recently shared insight on the advantages EMV can offer U.S.

March 4, 2014

The data security breaches at Target and Neiman Marcus have put a white-hot fire under the push for the adoption of microchip-based credit-card technology to replace the traditional (and, many would say, backward) U.S. standard of magnetic strip cards.

March 4, 2014

The data security breaches at Target and Neiman Marcus have put a white-hot fire under the push for the adoption of microchip-based credit-card technology to replace the traditional (and, many would say, backward) U.S. standard of magnetic strip cards.

February 26, 2014

The National Retail Federation is officially recognizing the financial institution JPMorgan Chase & Co. for its decision to issue Europay, Mastercard and Visa (EMV)-compliant payment cards that require customers to enter a personal identification number, as well as store their personal data in an encrypted microchip.

February 26, 2014

The National Retail Federation is officially recognizing the financial institution JPMorgan Chase & Co. for its decision to issue Europay, Mastercard and Visa (EMV)-compliant payment cards that require customers to enter a personal identification number, as well as store their personal data in an encrypted microchip.

February 25, 2014

MasterCard and Syniverse are partnering to deliver a number of mobile and payment services for consumers to use when traveling abroad.

February 25, 2014

MasterCard and Syniverse are partnering to deliver a number of mobile and payment services for consumers to use when traveling abroad.

February 24, 2014

MasterCard has unveiled MasterPass in-app payments, designed to enable consumers to make secure purchases within a mobile app.

February 24, 2014

MasterCard has unveiled MasterPass in-app payments, designed to enable consumers to make secure purchases within a mobile app.

January 28, 2014

MasterCard is unveiling a new omni-channel promotion called “Priceless Surprises.”

January 28, 2014

MasterCard is unveiling a new omni-channel promotion called “Priceless Surprises.”

December 12, 2013

MasterCard plans to expand its world headquarters in Purchase, N.Y., suburbs and open a technology lab in Manhattan, the Associated Press reported.

December 12, 2013

MasterCard plans to expand its world headquarters in Purchase, N.Y., suburbs and open a technology lab in Manhattan, the Associated Press reported.

December 2, 2013

Logic dictates that the easier it is for customers to pay for goods, the more likely they are to purchase them. Long lines, fumbling for cash or a payment card, and even the simple act of waiting for an associate to ring up a sale at a traditional fixed POS terminal are all impediments to converting sales from busy and distracted consumers. 

November 27, 2013

MasterCard and global online payment provider Ogone are partnering on the integration and deployment of MasterPass.

November 27, 2013

MasterCard and global online payment provider Ogone are partnering on the integration and deployment of MasterPass.

November 21, 2013

MasterCard Advisor’s latest MasterCard Spending Pulse survey found that there are some product categories that won’t see the biggest spending uptick on Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

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