ThreatMetrix has named Armen Najarian as chief marketing officer. Najarian joins with more than 15 years of B2B and technology marketing experience, primarily with cloud-based software and data-driven solutions for the enterprise.
MasterCard is firmly aboard the Samsung Pay bandwagon and ready for the September 28 launch. Earlier this year at Mobile World Congress, MasterCard announced its global partnership with Samsung to bring Samsung Pay to MasterCard cardholders and just last month we shared the news says it will be powering Samsung Pay when it launches in Europe.
U.S. cards-in-force (CIF) for Visa and MasterCard credit cards increased 9.0% year-on-year (YOY) while CIF for debit cards rose 7.7% YOY, in the second quarter, according to CardData. Visa is leading U.S. credit card CIF in YOY growth, while MasterCard leads U.S. debit cards CIF YOY gains in 2Q/15.