The smartphone becomes our most beloved gadget – “The Mastercard Impact of Innovation study” reveals attitudes and appetite for digital in all areas of life Budapest, Hungary, September 27, 2016. ­— More than 90% of consumers use their smartphone more than any other device,  Mastercard’s Impact of Innovation study [i] reveals. Consumers would also rather …
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Report adds insights into purpose of travel and local spend To tweet this news, copy and paste http://mstr.cd/2cLcjyw to your Twitter handle with the hashtag #GDCI16  BANGKOK – September 22, 2016 – Bangkok is the top-ranked destination city by international overnight visitor arrivals according to the annual Mastercard Global Destinations Cities Index released today. The …
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Mastercard Send Delivers Real-Time Payments for Marketplaces Using Stripe’s Instant Payouts PURCHASE, NY – September 19, 2016 –Today, Mastercard and Stripe announced that Mastercard Send is speeding payments for U.S. sellers on Stripe marketplaces using the instant payouts feature from Stripe. Getting paid as a caregiver, dog walker or hairstylist just became a lot faster …
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Project Will Identify Ways Technology Sector Can Address Public Sector Challenges CHICAGO – September 15, 2016 – The City of Chicago today announced a pilot project in partnership with the Global Cities Business Alliance (GCBA) and Mastercard to improve the city’s digital infrastructure. “This partnership will help solve the technology challenges Chicago faces today and in …
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Chip Cards in Market at 88 Percent as Chip-Active Terminals Reach 33 Percent Purchase, N.Y. – September 12, 2016 – As the one year anniversary of the shift to chip approaches in the U.S., Mastercard today unveiled data confirming the positive impact the technology is having on issuing banks, merchants and consumers. To date, chip …
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