Payment innovation is everywhere.  Just these past few weeks we’ve seen or read about Apple Pay,  heartbeat payment authentication, and even the world’s first integrated online donation platform. Tonight, Thursday, November 6, as part of  CNBC’ s First and Next 25,  MasterCard CEO Ajay Banga  joins Sandy Weill and Jim Cramer on a special episode: “The Next 25″. They will have a conversation …
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Earlier today, we announced our third quarter earnings, delivering strong results despite a mixed economy. In this most recent quarter, we reported net revenue growth of 13 percent, driven by a double-digit increase in both gross dollar volume and processed transactions. And, we saw net income increase by 15 percent, while earnings per share were …
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Jesse Berst is founder and chairman of the Smart Cities Council. When I talk to people about smart cities, it’s pretty easy for them to understand how smart sensors on roadways can help ease traffic congestion. Or how smart electric meters can help consumers be more energy efficient. But they have some trouble making the …
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