Cubic, along with Transport for London (TfL) received another major honor for London’s contactless bankcard system. After winning the ‘Technological Innovation’ award at the 18th annual Rail Business Awards. The premier event recognizes excellence and innovation in the United Kingdom’s rail sector. This is the eighth major award for Cubic and TfL’s contactless system. Launched…
CardFlash News Briefs: PEPPERMINT (funding); INAUTH (expansion); HYPERWALLET (milestone); and NFCC (Synchrony).
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.
Starting Monday MasterCard cardholders using Apple Pay can travel for free around London over the next four consecutive Mondays. Customers using MasterCard with Apple Pay need to touch in and out on London’s transport network using their Apple device and they will have their fares refunded by MasterCard on any of the Fare Free Mondays.
PayPal and Braintree named the $100,000 USD grand-prize winner of its 2015 BattleHack Series. The 24-hour BattleHack World Finals took place at PayPal Headquarters in Silicon Valley and hosted 14 teams of developers from across the globe, all winners of their regional BattleHack competitions.
Banks everywhere are responding to digitalization by integrating online banking with mobile technologies to meet the needs of customers across all channels, from tablets to smartphone users. Next week Wincor Nixdorf will be showcasing this technology its device – CINEO C2020.
MasterCard will kick off its Masters of Code competition via a London hackathon on November 14-15. London is the last of 12 global hackathons with 3,000 of the world’s best developers battling for USD 100,000 worth of prize money if they can come up with an innovation that uses MasterCard’s payments platform and benefits city dwellers.
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.
South Africa’s Bidvest Bank has luanched a multi-currency world currency card, powered by MasterCard. The new card is a prepaid travel payment card that features the ability to load up to 17 currencies onto a single card at any time.
North American Bancard (NAB) has ankled Tim Oneacre as general manager of its subsidiary Electronic Payment Exchange (EPX), a full-service payment processor that provides both front- and back-end payment solutions.
CardWeb.com’s CardExecs database of payments industry movers and shakers today features Matt Cole, President, Cubic Transportation Systems and Senior Vice President, Cubic Corporation.
MasterCard has launched a unique six-month partnership program for startups including Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa and Latin America, as well as in Canada. Start Path Global builds on Start Path’s efforts over the past 18 months having provided a variety of operational support, partnership, or investment for over 40 startups developing the next generation of commerce solutions, including Nymi, ZenCard, BillHop and Gone.