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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

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

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 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

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 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 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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Visa, Mastercard Offer Tourist Card Fee Cut in EU Antitrust Probe

Visa and Mastercard have offered to trim the fees merchants pay on card payments by tourists in the European Union in an attempt to stave off possible fines after a long-running antitrust investigation, people familiar with the matter said.

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Mastercard President on How and When Payments Caught Fire

His thinking began to change as eCommerce began to gain ground. David Yates was working at First Data, running its international business, and online retail, as he recalled in a new PYMNTS interview, was really starting to lift off.

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Visa, AmEx, Mastercard Face Antitrust Charges in Brazil

Visa, American Express and Mastercard are among the payment companies that are the subject of an inquiry by Brazilian regulators. According to a report in Bloomberg citing the Brazilian Administrative Council for Economic Defense or CADE, the Brazilian regulators are looking to see if the credit card companies ran afoul of payment network rules.

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Mastercard Opens Global Tech Hub in Sydney

The Sydney suburb of St Leonards is the new home to the Australian Mastercard Global Tech Hub, which was formally opened today by NSW Treasurer Dominic Perrottet. Mastercard said that the hub will host some 550 of its employees, as well as serve as a centre of collaboration with the company’s partners.

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