Masabi brings more payment options for mobile bus tickets in Denver

Masabi recently announced that Bustang riders in Denver now have new options to pay for tickets when using the Justride Bustang mTicketing app with the addition of Masterpass and Apple Pay, according to a press release. To use Masterpass or...

Venmo officially launches companion debit card

After a year of tests, Venmo Monday officially launched a companion debit card to its popular mobile person-to-person app. The card, which is MasterCard-branded and contactless, is in limited release. Perspective users can join a waiting list for the card...

Mobeewave's brings mPOS product to the UAE

Network International, a payments product provider that services the Middle East and Africa, is set to rollout Mobeewave’s patented in-person contactless payment acceptance platform in the United Arab Emirates, according to a press release. MasterCard and IDEMIA also are involved...

Wirecard partners with Visa to drive digital financial technology

Wirecard and Visa this week announced they have signed a partnership agreement to collaborate on new products in the field of digital financial technology, according to a press release. Wirecard said that by combining its digital payment platform with Visa's...

Chase, PayPal partner for mobile wallet promo

As of today, Chase Freedom has added a new quarterly category — PayPal — and has brought back a customer favorite — Chase Pay and grocery stores — from April through June. According to a press release, the new category...

Study: Online card payments set to more than double by 2022

The number of card payments made online worldwide is set to jump from 29 billion in 2016 to 70 billion in 2022, according to RBR's annual survey of global payment cards. The RBR analysis reveals that the total number of...

Visa, Dynamics aim to provide a more "intelligent" payment card

Visa and Dynamics have unveiled the Dynamics Wallet Card, which the companies describe as a connected payment card that has the ability to access multiple card accounts, and has a programmable on-card display that enables account information, such as alerts...

JCB, iZettle launch London card acceptance awareness campaign

JCB International has partnered with mobile point-of-sale provider iZettle to launch an awareness campaign regarding JCB card acceptance across Europe.  As part of the campaign, London's famous black cabs will sport JCB and iZettle logos to raise awareness.

BigCommerce helps merchant partners with Visa Checkout integration

BigCommerce, a cloud e-commerce platform for businesses, and Visa have announced a new partnership to provide Visa Checkout to BigCommerce merchants, according to a press release. This integration enables the more than 28 million accounts already enrolled in Visa Checkout...

Payment card use grows worldwide

The number of card payments worldwide increased 14 percent in 2016, to 310 billion, though card numbers grew at a significantly slower rate of 8 percent. This indicates that consumers worldwide are increasingly choosing cards to make purchases, according to...

London's Judopay reaches deal with Visa for in-app payments

London-based Judopay, an m-commerce payments platform, is partnering with Visa to use the CyberSource payment management product to offer consumers a better digital payment experience and greater choice in how they pay in mobile: via payment cards, card-on-file, wallets and...

Chicago Transit Authority eliminates prepaid debit account from transit cards

The Chicago Transit Authority is eliminating the prepaid debit account function on its Ventra transit cards and will instead transition riders to a closed-loop card, according to a press release. The CTA said it will ditch the prepaid debit account,...

China UnionPay, banks unite over new mobile payment app

China UnionPay this week partnered with over 30 commercial banks and payment institutions to launch Mobile QuickPass, which the network calls the unified app for China's banking industry, according to a press release. The network said that by integrating mobile...

Amex latest card network to nix signatures for authentication

American Express is the latest card network to eliminate the requirement for merchants to collect signatures for all purchase transactions at the point of sale beginning in April 2018, according to a press release. Discover last week announced it will...

Discover axes signatures for credit, debit purchases

Beginning in April 2018, Discover will no longer require signatures at the point of sale for credit and debit transactions on the Discover Global Network in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. The card network said in a press...

Reserve Bank of Australia concerned about rising merchant costs for contactless payments

The Reserve Bank of Australia is concerned about merchants' rising costs to accept contactless payments as more consumers in the country choose to pay with smartphones, according to local media reports. And the RBA is threatening more bank regulation if...

MasterCard, PayPal expand partnership outside US

MasterCard and PayPal are significantly expanding their longstanding partnership into Europe, Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean and the Middle East and Africa that's meant to enhance customer choice, optimize the consumer experience and make MasterCard a clear payment option...

Swarovski's new VR app lets users buy goods via Masterpass checkout

MasterCard and Swarovski launched a virtual reality shopping app for the Atelier Swarovski home décor line, a collection of functional and decorative crystal home accessories. The app immerses consumers in a tastefully decorated home where they can browse and purchase...

Study: Mobile payments reach tipping point in some countries

Mobile wallet adoption is on the rise globally, and the U.S. and Europe are catching up with fast-growing economies in Asia and Latin America where mobile wallets have already become the dominant payment platform, according to new benchmark data from ACI Worldwide and Aite. The research shows that 17 percent of U.S.

MasterCard helps to turn smartphones into POS terminals in Poland

MasterCard has unveiled a pilot project in Poland that enables merchants to use only an NFC-enabled smartphone to accept contactless payments, according to a press release. MasterCard is working with Elavon, Polskie ePłatności and Mobeewave on the project. Mobeewave earlier...

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