For all of us, travel is a way to escape from the day-to-day grind. Yet, for nearly 300 million people across the globe – representing one in every 10 jobs – travel-related activities provide work and income, making the tourism industry one of the largest global employers.  Over the last 50 years, the industry has …
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 The annual “Mastercard Valentine’s Day Index” highlights money is no object when it comes to creating a special experience Share this news using the hashtag #LoveIndex http://newsroom.mastercard.com/?p=59335 February 13, 2017 – Whether it’s a small romantic gesture or an extravagant surprise for that special someone, it would appear shoppers around the globe are feeling loved up, spending …
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Millions of Europeans Lack Access to the Global Economy, but the Road to Inclusion is a Digital One Waterloo, Belgium – December 12, 2016 – Mastercard today announced findings from new research into those who are financially excluded across Europe, finding a third (33%) are employed full time and 35% are aged 18-34. 138 million [1] …
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Decision Intelligence™ leverages machine learning technology to increase approvals for genuine transactions and deliver overall better consumer shopping experience PURCHASE, N.Y. – November 30, 2016 – Mastercard today introduced Decision Intelligence, a comprehensive decision and fraud detection service. The solution uses artificial intelligence technology to help financial institutions increase the accuracy of real-time approvals of …
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If you live in the U.S., you’re hearing more about chips and chip cards. Chip technology has been at the core of consumer peace of mind in more than 150 countries around the world for years.  It has reduced both counterfeit and lost/stolen fraud, eliminating the inconvenience of getting new cards for consumers and saving …
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