Mastercard

China’s fight with Visa and MasterCard goes global

For Myanmar’s first generation of bank customers, there is little difference between a Visa card and one from China’s...

World News

5 Things You Didn't Know About Mastercard Inc

Most consumers know <b>Mastercard Inc</b> (NYSE: MA) as the plastic rectangle in their wallet that they can whip out in a moment's notice to make a purchase. Others might know that the Mastercard logo emblazoned on their credit and debit cards just represents the payment network used to move money from the …

Investing

Mastercard Biometric Credit Card

Chip cards make our day-to-day transactions more secure. They also make them more frustrating. The Mastercard Biometric Credit Card aims to be even …

Shopping

Mastercard Introduces Credit Cards With Fingerprint Scanners

Depending on the country you are in, regulations regarding your credit card’s security may be different. In some areas you may have to sign whenever …

Credit Cards

Mastercard Still Wants to Change the Way You Pay

It’s relatively easy to create wacky new payment technologies. The trick is convincing people to use them. Even though you can now check out with …

Amazon Dash

Credit Cards with Built-in Fingerprint Scanners Coming Soon

MasterCard is developing plastic credit and debit cards with a built-in fingerprint reader, the company announced on Thursday.<p>The biometric cards …

Authentication

Mastercard is coming up with credit cards that have fingerprint scanners

Mastercard is coming up with credit cards that have fingerprint scanners built into the card, the Verge reported.<p>The card is not bigger or thicker in …

Technology (India)

Mastercard's Biometric Payment Card: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Payments giant <b>Mastercard</b> announced today it is undergoing trials for a new payment card. A first in the industry, the company has embedded a …

MasterCard Wants to Turn Your Thumbprint Into a PIN Number [UPDATED]

On Thursday, MasterCard announced a “next generation biometric card” which embeds fingerprint recognition into debit cards. That may not be good news.<p>…

Security

Amazon’s fulfilment centre could be in Sydney … Mastercard unveils fingerprint scanning credit card … Masters sites sale cleared

<i>By Dominic Powell and Emma Koehn</i>As Australians wait hungrily for more updates on online retailer Amazon’s debut down under, Fairfax reports its giant …

$20 Staples Gift Card With $300 MasterCard Purchase

Staples is offering their deal where when you buy $300 in MasterCard gift cards, you can get a $20 Staples gift card by easy rebate this is valid …

Personal Finance

2 Great Dividend Stocks That Could Double Their Payments

These outstanding businesses are poised to deliver a powerful wealth-building combination of rapid dividend growth and strong share-price …

Investing

Housing Finance eyes growth in MasterCard deal

In Summary<p>HFC customers will now be able to access over 36.9 million POS terminals in over 210 countries and territories.<br>• The launch of the Mastercard …

Kenya

Mastercard Releases Masterpass Bot for Intuitive Consumer Experiences

Mastercard announced today at the Facebook Developer Conference the release of its newest customer service strategy — a Masterpass-enabled bot via …

Automation

Earn 10% Cash Back at Grocery, Gas & Restaurants

I’ve had the Sears store credit card for over 20 years. Recently, the card converted to a Sears MasterCard where it is now accepted everywhere, not …

Sears

MasterCard seeks fintech start-ups

Applications for the MasterCard Start Path Global 2017 Class close next week.<p>Applications are open, to later-stage start-ups from SA and across the …

FinTech

Discover your Platinum Debit upgrade

Activate your new card in moments<p>Upgrade to a Platinum Debit MasterCard® at no extra cost.<p>Your exclusive Platinum Debit privileges at no extra …

Platinum

Is Story-Making the Next Evolution of Brand Storytelling?

People love stories. It’s practically embedded in our DNA. Stories mean the difference between passion and disinterest, between moving an audience to …

Storytelling

Mastercard wins approval for £700m Vocalink deal

The UK’s competition authority has approved Mastercard’s £700m acquisition of payments technology company Vocalink, after Mastercard allayed …

Banking

Mastercard Inc to Acquire NuData Security: What Investors Need to Know

Mastercard hopes to bolster its security offerings with this passive biometrics specialist.<p>Making transactions more secure without taking away from a …

Investing

American Express: Bullishness Will Certainly Prevail

American Express has seen a huge rally since November 2016.<p>Can it surpass its 2014 high and get closer to the $100 level?<p>I expect yes, driven by its …

Investing

Moat Of Credit Card Processing Industry Explained

Credit card processing is a great business to be in with a strong moat and pricing power.<p>Competition within the industry is fierce, yet the whole …

Investing

$10 instant rebate on Mastercard Gift Cards at Office Depot / Office Max

This week, Office Depot/Office Max is offering a <b>$10 instant rebate</b> on the purchase of <b>$50</b> on select gift cards. Qualifying cards include American …

March 2017 Net Worth Update: $464,400 (+2.1%)

This is a very special and sentimental ‘net worth update’ for me because it’s going to be my last update, on Young and Thrifty.It is also a special …

Personal Finance

Mastercard buys NuData Security, aims to beef up IoT payment security

Mastercard said it is acquiring NuData so it can integrate its technology into its fraud management and security products.<p>special feature<p>Mobile …

Internet of Things

Mastercard acquires Nudata Security

Mastercard (MA -0.6%) announces it acquired fraud detection firm NuData Security for an undislosed amount.<p>The company says that it will integrate …

Fortune 500

Mastercard 2017 Masterindex survey on Pan-European E-Commerce Trends

Mastercard’s 2017 Masterindex survey on pan-European e-commerce trends reveals that Europeans are avid online shoppers!<p>The survey of consumers in …

eCommerce

Better Buy: PayPal Holdings vs. Mastercard

The shift to digital payments is offering plenty of growth opportunity for these two payment providers. One company has a small edge.<p>The shift in …

Investing

Top U.S. court won't reinstate $5.7 billion credit card accord

The U.S. Supreme Court refused to revive a $5.7 billion settlement of retailer claims that Visa and Mastercard improperly fixed credit card swipe …

Personal Finance

The 3 Stocks With the Best Businesses We've Ever Seen

It doesn't get any better than this.<p>A great business is extremely difficult to disrupt. Competition has the tendency to drive down profits, but a …

Investing