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PayPal will broadcast its first Super Bowl ad this year. The 45-second television commercial will air Sunday, February 7 during the 1st quarter of the legendary championship game.
The inaugural MasterCard Masters of Code global hackathon competition has concluded in San Francisco with the winning team from Malaysia.
Clip, empowering merchants to accept all payment methods in Mexico has snagged another US$8 million in funding.
MasterCard’s global hackathon will hold its grand finale in San Francisco on December 4 and 5. The Masters of Code competition will include the winning teams from each of the 12 regional events.
After a haircut in its IPO earlier this week, to $9.00 per share, Square’s first day of trading yesterday soared more than 60%, closing at $13.07. It was expected to price in the $11 to $13 range but there has been growing skepticism among institutional investors in regard to tech unicorns.
Globe Sherpa and the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) unveiled a new smartphone application for Muni fares systemwide. With the new MuniMobile app, a rider’s fare may be purchased on most smartphone devices.
In today’s CardFlash News Que: EPVAR (APS); CHASE (UAL); DADEPAY (Nature’s); and TANGO (DRE).
In today’s CardFlash News Que: US BANK (ScoreBoard); CARDFELLOW (Dharma); MASTERCARD (Thailand); and ETA (TRANSACT).
San Francisco-based Snapcard, Bitcoin wallet & bitcoin payment processor, has teamed with UniPAY, an e-wallet company and payment service provider based in the country of Georgia.
MasterCard and Cardlytics inked an agreement to deliver targeted card-linked services to US banks of all sizes. The new partnership will match Cardlytics card-linked marketing solutions and advertising expertise with MasterCard’s bank partners and its offers and rewards platform to deliver a solution that is unsurpassed in the loyalty business.
Barclaycard US has kicked off a special game and sweepstakes promotion where fans have the opportunity to win a trip for two to Super Bowl 50 in the San Francisco Bay Area, as well as once-in-a-lifetime experiences, regular season game tickets, NFL merchandise, and much more.