With the announcement of Apple Pay, mobile payments received a major shot in the arm.  And with good reason: Apple was a key player that had the potential to change the dynamics of the market.  Apple collaborated with financial institutions and payment networks (including MasterCard) to deliver a secure, at-scale mobile payments technology. This is …
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As someone who is fairly integrated in the Electronic Dance Music “EDM” culture, it is exciting to see that MasterCard is getting involved in this space by partnering with SFX Entertainment. As EDM continues to globally gain momentum and popularity, a new music norm has surfaced – music festivals. These festivals represent a mini community …
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The MasterPass Masterplan

July 24, 2014 12:08

When we launched MasterPass in February 2013, we sought to create a smarter solution to power better shopping experiences. Our vision was to provide consumers shortcuts to the things that matter most to them.  The first step toward that was to create a convenient, simple, fast and secure online checkout capability. Since then, we’ve enabled …
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For years, we’ve successfully – and happily – used credit cards as our go-to way to pay in stores and online. But you may have recently noticed people at the register or in the store aisle using phones and other devices to pay. These people are taking advantage of digital wallets, which allow consumers to …
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