A friend of mine had his car stolen when trying to sell it to someone he met online. He handed over the keys to the potential buyer for a test drive and the moment he turned his back to make the buyer a cup of tea, the car was gone. He never received payment for …
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Can you imagine a world without the tooth fairy? A proponent of a cashless society, I still think there is something sweet and naïve about tucking one or two dollars under your child’s pillow each time they lose a tooth.  My youngest child is already 12 years old so you’d think I’d be well past …
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It’s not every day that a CEO and CFO talk about investing millions of dollars into a part of the business that doesn’t generate direct profits. But that’s exactly what we did when we took advantage of the recent U.S. tax reform to make a focused investment – half a billion dollars – into our …
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Overwhelming success of contactless cards peaks shopper demand for wearable payments February 22, 2018 – One quarter (24%) of Europeans 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. Contactless spend on Mastercard and Maestro grew by 145% …
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There are more than 35 million citizens in México City, Bogotá or Santiago, yet there is no single app or website to use to find destinations. There’s no one stop shop to learn about local merchants, scout discounts, find events or venues, or simply be in the know about public transport or services. This is …
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