New Payments Security Task Force Survey Notes Accelerated Move Toward More Secure Technology New York, May 4, 2015 – The Payments Security Task Force (PST) today provided an update on financial institutions’ plans to issue chip-enabled credit and debit cards in the U.S., strengthening forecasts originally issued in August 2014. Eight financial institutions, representing approximately …
Read More

Complementary 2-Month Subscriptions Available Until September 30, 2015 PURCHASE, N.Y. – May 4, 2015 – MasterCard joins the elusive commodities of time and money and helps U.S. businesses save both with the latest version of its popular, professional site, MasterCard Business Network™ 2.0. The new site is built on feedback from hundreds of small- and …
Read More

Payments Security Task Force, PCI Security Standards Council and the EMV Migration Forum Launch Educational and Pre-Qualification Process for Resellers and Software Vendors New York – April 30, 2015 – The Payments Security Task Force today joined with the PCI Security Standards Council and the EMV Migration Forum to launch a chip education curriculum and …
Read More

First-quarter net income of $1.0 billion, or $0.89 per diluted share First-quarter net revenue increase of 3%, to $2.2 billion First-quarter gross dollar volume up 12% and purchase volume up 12% Purchase, NY, April 29, 2015 – MasterCard Incorporated (NYSE: MA) today announced financial results for the first quarter of 2015. The company reported net income …
Read More

PURCHASE, N.Y. – April 27, 2015 – MasterCard today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Applied Predictive Technologies (APT) for $600 million, subject to customary purchase price adjustments. Applied Predictive Technologies is a leading cloud-based analytics provider. APT’s Test & Learn® platform helps companies tailor investments and maximize bottom-line impact by …
Read More