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MasterCard is working on a selfie payment app

by: Rob Triggs9 hours ago
MasterCard is set to begin testing a new mobile payment application, which uses your phone camera to perform facial recognition and fingerprint scanning.
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Samsung Pay delayed until September

by: Nirave GondhiaJune 3, 2015
Samsung has been forced to push back its Samsung Pay mobile payments service from July to September and will instead launch its alongside the Galaxy Note 5.
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Everything you need to know about Host Card Emulation

by: Gary SimsFebruary 20, 2014
Visa and MasterCard are pushing mobile payments using HCE. In Europe it is a natural step from the existing contactless payments systems but in the US it is a big jump from the traditional swipe and sign system currently in use. Here is run down of some of the things you should know about Android, NFC and Host Card Emulation.
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Despite CEO’s comments, Visa has no plans for digital wallet fee – yet

by: Andrew GrushMarch 21, 2013
Recently Mastercard announced a new program that would impose digital wallet operator fees. In response to the move, Visa's CEO Charlie Scharf said that these kinds of fees are “totally appropriate”, but is Visa actually planning a similar move?
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U.S. Cellular offering $300 Mastercard for new U.S. Cellular family plan customers

by: Andrew GrushJanuary 29, 2013
Thinking about switching your family over to U.S. Cellular? If so, now is certainly the time to do it. As an incentive, U.S. Cellular is running a promotion that gives new subscribers a $300 Mastercard debit card.
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Mastercard, ING testing new mobile payments solution

by: Kristofer WoukNovember 8, 2012
With so many methods for mobile payments being put through the wringer, why not add another one? MasterCard and ING Group have introduced a new payment method that interweaves both mobile and internet payments. Sound confusing? We're just getting started.
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MasterCard releases mobile payments SDK, hopes the world pays attention

by: ŠtefanSeptember 18, 2012
Raise your hands, how many of you have been dreaming about one day being able to pay for everything with nothing but a tap from your mobile phone? It's a fantasy we all want to see come to fruition, but there have quite a few number of hiccups. MasterCard, in an attempt to get the ball rolling on mobile payments, has just released an SDK that's compatible with Android and BlackBerry smartphones.
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Everything Everywhere to launch contactless NFC payments with Mastercard

by: Simon HillAugust 30, 2012
Everything Everywhere and Mastercard are teaming up to bring contactless NFC payments to the UK. They have a five-year plan to foster adoption of the new system and enable people to pay for goods and services with their smartphones.
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Mastercard partners with Deutsche Telekom for mobile payments in Europe

by: LucianJuly 9, 2012

Mastercard was one of the first in the financial world to adopt mobile payments, and they were the first credit card company to embrace Google Wallet (Visa support came a few months later). So it’s obvious they are serious about leading this market, because they think this is the future. But they may want something more than just partnering with their competitors and to make it universal for all users. They want control of the market (versus their competitors), as do many carriers, who also want to get involved in this market because they think the potential for huge revenues is high.

Mastercard is trying to push their own mobile payment system in Europe, by partnering [...]

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MasterCard PayPass certifies 17 smartphones for NFC use, including the HTC One X and the Nexus

by: AdrianMay 7, 2012

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By now, we should have been able to make contactless payments with pretty much any mobile phone, at just about any supermarket or restaurant. Or at least that’s what many of us expected for 2012. Unfortunately, NFC payment technology has been slow to progress over the past couple of years.

There are still relatively few smartphones enabled for NFC use, while mobile payment systems, like Google Wallet, have been experiencing security issues of all sorts. However, we have some good news to report today on this front – MasterCard has announced the certification of 17 new smartphones for its PayPass Ready program.

By far, the most [...]

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