Overwhelming success of contactless cards peaks shopper demand for wearable payments February 22, 2018 – One quarter (26%) of British shoppers expect to start using “tap and go” contactless payments with a smartwatch, bracelet, keyring or other forms of wearable payments, according to new figures from Mastercard. In the UK, contactless spend on Mastercard grew …
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Banks in Europe will offer biometric solutions as of April 2019 as part of the company’s renewed efforts to improve the shopping experience Waterloo, 22 January 2018 – Mastercard announced today that consumers will have the capability to use biometrics, such as fingerprints or facial recognition, as a way to identify themselves when they shop …
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The way we pay and shop continues to evolve at speed, thanks to rapid advances in technology and positive regulatory changes driven by the EU’s PSD2 (Payment Services Directive).  The vision of a safe, secure and simple digital payments landscape is happening all around us. Ann Cairns, President, International Mastercard explains the role of the …
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Could this be the year when we say goodbye to the need to dive for your change in pockets or handbags, say so long to the frantic searching for your purse, wallet or card?  Thanks to the incredible speed with which new technologies are adopted, physical wallets could soon be a thing of the past …
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The 4th industrial revolution is here. And it is digital. Unlike any other time in recent history, society is witnessing an intense interest in digital transformation. What is changing is nothing less than how consumers interact: with their families, friends, communities and businesses. Together, technology innovation, changes in consumer expectation and new regulation are the …
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