The inaugural MasterCard Masters of Code global hackathon competition has concluded in San Francisco with the winning team from Malaysia.
In today’s CardFlash News Que: B2 (Chase); JCB (Malaysia); FIT PAY (wearables); and WIRECASH (Cuallix).
Campu Bank, a major bank in the Kingdom of Cambodia and JCB have inked deal launch a JCB merchant acquiring service to accept JCB cards at about 650 locations including their merchant terminals and ATMs in Cambodia.
Starting October 30, UnionPay International, the exclusive sponsor of Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA), will offer multiple exclusive privileges, including that of buying tickets in advance, to its cardholders.
Great Indian (GI) Retail Group, one of India’s and South East Asia’s leading electronic payment and retail-assisted e-commerce groups, has been acquired Germany’s Wirecard.
Visa has integrated token technology into Visa Checkout, the company’s online check out service used by merchants and consumers globally. Additionally, Visa is working with merchants to apply token technology to “cards-on-file.”
Visa Checkout in Brazil is real. The first merchant to offer Visa Checkout is Futebolcard, the Brazilian service which allows soccer fans to purchase tickets for games in 12 different stadiums.
A new MasterCard study reveals digital wallets are the main topic of discussion online when it comes to payments innovation in some of the world’s biggest emerging markets including India, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nigeria and the UAE.
3dcart announced a program with Visa Checkout to help small businesses launch their online stores. For a limited time, new and existing 3dcart customers can receive a one-month extension toward their hosting plan on their billing cycle when they enable Visa Checkout as a payment service on their website.
The number of Chinese outbound tourists in 2014 totaled 107 million, a year-on-year growth of 19.5%, making China the largest tourist exporting country in the world for three consecutive years. This bodes well for China UnionPay which is almost exclusively rules the payment card for these tourists.
New research reveals account takeover fraud, in which fraudsters steal an established account with personally identifiable information (PII) attached to it, continues to beat credit card fraud. Account creation fraud has increased by more than 100% since February 2015.
Colombians, Thai and Panamanians worldwide have more options now to send credit to mobiles in their native countries. In less than one minute they can now refill their family’s and friends’ cell phones on MobileRecharge.com. In the last month, three more networks have been added on MobileRecharge.com to facilitate international mobile top ups to Avantel Colombia,