PURCHASE, N.Y. – July 17, 2017 – Mastercard (NYSE: MA) today announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Brighterion, Inc., a leading software company specializing in artificial intelligence. This acquisition will further expand its suite of capabilities that deliver an enhanced customer experience and security. Artificial intelligence plays a critical role in enabling …
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PURCHASE, N.Y. – May 11, 2017 – Mastercard is joining forces with payments industry leaders to enhance and expedite the consumer checkout experience leveraging the company’s M/Chip Fast technology. M/Chip Fast prioritizes the parts of a transaction critical to security to speed chip checkout times. Verifone intends to incorporate M/Chip Fast into its products deployed …
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This morning, Mastercard announced its financial results for the first quarter. During our conference call with the financial community, we highlighted strong volume and transaction growth. In addition to solid performance in the quarter, we also announced the completion of two acquisitions. They complement and strengthen our participation in new payment flows and help deliver …
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South African Trials Demonstrate Convenience and Security JOHANNESBURG AND PURCHASE, N.Y. – April 20, 2017 – Mastercard today unveiled the next generation biometric card, combining chip technology with fingerprints to conveniently and safely verify the cardholder’s identity for in-store purchases. South Africa is the first market to test the evolved technology, with two separate trials …
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Last week was Global Money Week and I had the honor to participate in an event in Amsterdam on payments and youth. It was a fantastic event, and not only because I had the pleasure of meeting H.M. Queen Maxima, a strong advocate on all aspects of inclusion. I also got to hear first-hand what …
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