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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Looking to win over your loved one this Valentine’s Day? Try ‘date night’ experiences  Share this news using the hashtag #LoveIndex February 9th, 2018 – People around the world continue to say “I love you” by investing in experiences over material goods, as new data shows sentimental spending has increased by 6% since 2015, with the …
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For many people, paying with a card is still associated with a “swipe” or a “dip”; however, for the owners of more than 370 million contactless cards accepted in over 8 million locations in 111 countries, they pay with a tap. Mastercard first introduced contactless cards back in 2003 to give consumers a safe and …
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Combining payments and mapping technologies to benefit enterprises, cities and people on the move LAS VEGAS – January 9, 2018 – Mastercard and HERE Technologies today announced an agreement to jointly create more connected experiences for people on the move. This partnership comes as people look to take advantage of new technologies to make purchases …
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The global agreement expands the partnership to now include Canada, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean and the Middle East and Africa Purchase, NY – October 5, 2017 – Mastercard (NYSE: MA) and PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) today announced a significant expansion of their longstanding partnership into Canada, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean and the …
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