Articles Tagged ‘MasterCard’


MasterCard, PayPal’s Venmo hit on geolocation to drive mobile payments

February 26, 2014

With mobile payments growth progressing slowly thanks to ongoing security concerns and a lack of consumer enthusiasm, MasterCard and PayPal’s Venmo are taking a different route to the top by focusing on geolocation.

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MasterCard extends MasterPass mobile payments to in-app purchases

February 24, 2014

Starbucks Australia and Major League Baseball are among the first marketers to leverage MasterCard’s new in-application purchasing capabilities introduced today at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

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Mobile payments smackdown: Did Google Wallet just outplay Isis?

February 20, 2014

The Host Card Emulation feature in Android KitKat for driving near-field communications mobile payments just got a big boost in the form of support from MasterCard and Visa, which could spell trouble for Isis.

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Bass Pro Shop exec: Speed is linchpin in driving mobile conversions

January 15, 2014

NEW YORK – A Bass Pro Shops executive at the NRF 103rd Annual Convention & Expo said as mobile traffic continues to grow, speeding up checkout will be the determining factor in increasing conversions for retailers.

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MasterCard crowdsources #PricelessNewYear via mobile, social

December 30, 2013

MasterCard is crowdsourcing its New Year’s Eve campaign by asking consumers to contribute their priceless moments via Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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MasterCard brings NFC payments on Samsung devices to Australia

December 13, 2013

Commonwealth Bank of Australia customers who own a Samsung Galaxy S4 can now pay for purchases using the bank’s mobile application at merchants accepting MasterCard PayPass contactless payments.

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J.Crew joins forces with MasterCard for easier holiday shopping

November 5, 2013

J.Crew now lets consumers checkout online using MasterCard’s MasterPass, simplifying the shopping experience with a speedier transaction process.

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Apple has killed NFC. Next up: an Amex purchase?

October 25, 2013

With the release of the iPhone 5S and 5C, we saw the death of mobile payment as we know it, and the hundreds of thousands of NFC-enabled retailers across the world are now scratching their heads about what to do next.

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Beyond the Rack, Currys, Newegg integrate MasterPass for speedy checkout

October 8, 2013

Beyond the Rack, Currys, Newegg, lastminute.com and PC World join a list of 20,000 merchants who have integrated MasterCard’s digital platform MasterPass into their checkout systems, including on mobile.

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Visa, MasterCard, Amex mobile payments power play faces significant challenges

October 3, 2013

By teaming up to create a new standard that would streamline mobile payments, leading card networks Visa, MasterCard and American Express hope to ensure a prominent role in smartphone and tablet transactions while also driving overall adoption by consumers and retailers.

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