In today’s CardFlash News Que: EBANK (debit cards); MasterCard (Media-Saturn); LOYLOGIC (PayPoints); and WISEKEY (conference).
EBANK – EBank Namibia officially launched its EBank Easy and EBank Smart debit card offerings to the public. These debit cards, issued by EBank Namibia under a principal license awarded by MasterCard, give clients access to millions of retailers and ATMs that accept MasterCard payment cards nationally and internationally in over 210 countries.
MASTERCARD – MasterCard and Media-Saturn, the holding company of Media Markt and Saturn, are joining efforts in a move that will allow shoppers at Europe’s best known consumer electronics retail brands to use their preferred MasterCard® payment solutions at its shops across Europe. These efforts will provide consumers with greater choice over the way they want to pay in Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, Belgium, Greece and Italy. Other countries may be included at a later stage.
LOYLOGIC – Loylogic, the leader in global e-commerce and e-payment solutions for loyalty programs, has developed a brilliant browser add-on for Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer for its innovative PointsPay solution. The browser add-on can be installed from PointsPay.com. It allows PointsPay members to conveniently load their PointsPay Visa card without having to move away from their online shopping experience. PointsPay is a payment system that enables members of participating loyalty programs to redeem points and miles online and in store at over 38 million merchants worldwide. Members can use their loyalty points and miles to shop instantly, easily and securely. Whether online or in-store, they can enjoy the freedom of redeeming them for whatever they want, wherever they are.
WISEKEY – WISeKey, the leading Cybersecurity Company was selected by the World Economic Forum for its 2015 Annual Meeting of the New Champions in Dalian. Since the global financial crisis, economies around the world have experienced lower growth in their productive capacity. Without technological progress, investment in productive capital and proactive responses to demographic shifts, the world will face a future of slow and imbalanced growth.