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How Mastercard Is Waging Its War on Cash

How Mastercard Is Waging Its War on Cash

Mastercard isn’t shy about its ‘war on cash’ agenda This campaign is leading to exciting new innovations in contactless payment tech, with voice, gait, and facial recognition Businesses can leverage this movement to understand customers better than ever before Whether it’s a surging uptake of cloud given the demands of a newly-remote workforce o.

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Mastercard Launches Virtual Testing Environment for Central Bank Currencies

Mastercard Launches Virtual Testing Environment for Central Bank Currencies

Mastercard announced on Wednesday the release of a proprietary tool targeted to central banks that wish to test their Central Bank Digital Currency, or CBDC. Over 70% of central banks are entertaining the idea of a digital currency in some form, a Bank of International Settlements report noted.

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European Commission Approves Mastercard’s €2.85bn Nets Deal – FinTech Futures

European Commission Approves Mastercard’s €2.85bn Nets Deal – FinTech Futures

The European Commission (EC) has approved Mastercard’s €2.85 billion acquisition of Nets’s account-to-account (A2A) payment business.

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Ajay Banga, Architect of Mastercard’s ‘Multi-Rail’ Strategy, Will Step Down as CEO in January

Ajay Banga, Architect of Mastercard’s ‘Multi-Rail’ Strategy, Will Step Down as CEO in January

Ajay Banga, chief executive of Mastercard Inc. for the past decade and the strategist who converted what had been mostly a consumer card network into a player in non-card and real-time payments, said Tuesday he will step down Jan. 1 as CEO.

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Mastercard Lets Transgender Users Choose Names on Their Cards (If Banks Agree)

Mastercard, one of the two dominant U.S. payment networks, is introducing debit and credit cards that will let transgender users select whatever name they want – as long as the bank that issues the card and extends the accompanying credit line goes along.

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Mastercard Will Now Allow Transgender Customers to Use Their Preferred Names on Debit and Credit Cards

Mastercard MA, has adopted a new policy aimed at reducing a major source of stress for transgender and non-binary consumers. The company is introducing the True Name card, which will allow card holders to choose for their preferred name to appear on their credit and debit cards even if it does not match their legal […]

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6 Solid Reasons to Add Mastercard (MA) to Your Portfolio

6 Solid Reasons to Add Mastercard (MA) to Your Portfolio

Estimates for Mastercard Incorporated MA have been revised upward over the past 30 days, reflecting analysts’ optimism on the stock. The stock has seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for 2018 and 2019 earnings move 0.2 and 0.1 north over the same time frame. Shares of this Zacks Rank 2 (Buy) company have rallied nearly 16.

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Mastercard SpendingPulse: Online Shopping Shines Bright This Holiday Season

Mastercard SpendingPulse: Online Shopping Shines Bright This Holiday Season

PURCHASE, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dec 21, 2018–Consumers are on track to spend more online than ever before this holiday season, according to Mastercard SpendingPulse. U.S. e-commerce sales trotted off to a strong start just before Thanksgiving, and grew 18.3 percent year-over-year in the period from November 1 through December 19.

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MasterCard Awaiting RBI Nod; Will Delete Indian Cardholders’ Data From Global Servers

MasterCard Awaiting RBI Nod; Will Delete Indian Cardholders’ Data From Global Servers

MasterCard has told the Reserve Bank of India that it will start deleting the data of Indian cardholders from its global servers, reports PTI. It said that as of October 6, all new transactions are being stored at its technology centre in Pune. It did not mention when the deletion of data will begin.

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Mastercard: Mobile Payments Now a Quarter of All UK Shopping

Mastercard: Mobile Payments Now a Quarter of All UK Shopping

December 11, 2018 By: Steven Anderson We’ve known for some time now that the United Kingdom (UK) is absolutely enamored with mobile shopping and mobile payments as well.

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Mastercard, Microsoft Team on Digital Identity

Mastercard, Microsoft Team on Digital Identity

Mastercard and Microsoft announced Monday (December 3) a strategic collaboration to improve how people manage and use their digital identity. In a press release, Mastercard and Microsoft said that currently verifying an identity online is dependent on physical or digital proof which is managed by a central party.

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Quicken, US Bank Launch Co-branded Mastercard With Mobile Payment, PFM Features

Quicken, US Bank Launch Co-branded Mastercard With Mobile Payment, PFM Features

Quicken Inc. has launched a co-branded MasterCard with U.S. Bank, featuring contactless payment and which integrates directly with the company’s personal finance software and mobile app, according to a company release.

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