Post Tagged with: "MasterPass"

MasterCard Wants You to Masterpass All the Things [VIDEO]

MasterCard Wants You to Masterpass All the Things [VIDEO]

by September 15, 2016 at 1:50 pm 0 comments

MasterCard released a series of videos earlier this month to promote the various ways its Masterpass service can be used to buy the little things in life with a single click. You know, like buying that little black dress that just happened to catch your eye, by chance, after you spent three hoursRead More

MasterCard-PayPal Deal Echoes Visa’s ‘Exclusive’ One

MasterCard-PayPal Deal Echoes Visa’s ‘Exclusive’ One

by September 6, 2016 at 1:48 pm 1 comment

Last month it was announced that Visa had made a deal with PayPal, which gave PayPal access to payments via Visa cards at the point of sale, and today it’s finally clear why MasterCard CEO Ajay Banga was confused about the supposed “exclusivity” of the deal—because there isn’t any (unless itRead More

MasterCard Introduces Enhanced Masterpass

MasterCard Introduces Enhanced Masterpass

by August 24, 2016 at 11:01 am 0 comments

MasterCard showed off its updated Masterpass mobile wallet at The Barclays golf event this week. Banks can embed the service to form their own digital wallet, and they won’t even have to pay Apple. There are 17 initial bank partners who supported the enhanced Masterpass, updated as of last month but just now receivingRead More

Visa Checkout Hits 7 Million Users, and Visa Europe Should Push That a Lot Higher

Visa Checkout Hits 7 Million Users, and Visa Europe Should Push That a Lot Higher

by November 3, 2015 at 10:59 am 0 comments

PayPal, take notes. Visa yesterday disclosed that it has “more than 7 million registered users” for its Visa Checkout service, a PayPal competitor. PayPal counts 173 million active users. Visa Checkout was launched in Aug. 2014. MasterCard, by comparison, has not announced how many registered users it has for itsRead More

MasterCard CEO Confirms Tokenization Will Come to MasterPass ‘Later This Year’

MasterCard CEO Confirms Tokenization Will Come to MasterPass ‘Later This Year’

by June 2, 2015 at 11:02 am 1 comment

MasterCard will add tokenization to its MasterPass NFC product “later this year,” the company’s top executive said today. By adding tokenization, MasterCard will jump into the contactless fray, joining the likes Apple Pay, Android Pay and Samsung Pay. Ajay Banga, president and chief executive officer of MasterCard, told investors at a conferenceRead More

MasterCard’s Tokenization Means One Thing: Apple Is Calling the Shots

MasterCard’s Tokenization Means One Thing: Apple Is Calling the Shots

by February 3, 2015 at 12:01 pm 2 comments

MasterCard Inc. has announced that it will include tokenization in its MasterPass digital wallet. And that means one thing: Apple has rocked the payments world. It is Apple Pay, launched just last October, that is perpetuating tokenization, and MasterCard — the payments behemoth — has noticed. Ajay Banga, MC’s CEO, said thisRead More

MasterCard Ditches ‘Mobile Wallets’

MasterCard Ditches ‘Mobile Wallets’

by May 20, 2014 at 2:58 pm 2 comments

Another payments company is backing off digital wallets. MasterCard CEO Ajay Banga, speaking in a fireside chat today at the JPMorgan Chase Global Technology, Media, and Telecom Conference in Boston, talked mobile payments and said, “I don’t want to be in the wallet business.” Banga said that he didn’t thinkRead More

MasterCard’s Simplify Commerce Takes on Stripe

MasterCard’s Simplify Commerce Takes on Stripe

by June 28, 2013 at 12:49 pm 2 comments

MasterCard is taking a step into Stripe’s territory with Simplify Commerce, touted as a simple way to accept payments online. Aimed at small and micro-merchants their developers, Simplify Commerce includes APIs and SDKs for multiple programming languages. It also works with the Android and iOS mobile operating systems. “The offeringRead More