Shoppers can now use MasterPass, the digital commerce platform from MasterCard, to safely and seamlessly pay for in-store or face-to-face purchases at over 2,000 iKhokha retailers and service providers in South Africa using their smartphones or tablets. This follows a collaboration announced today by MasterCard and mobile commerce provider, iKhokha, which sees MasterPass’ digital checkout…
About 75% of U.S. adults own smartphones or tablets, and 70% of them would be interested in their financial institution providing more personalized service to them on their mobile device when they enter a branch of their bank or credit union or use an ATM if they grant permission. Mercator Advisory Group’s most recent Insight…
Data breaches are the new normal. IT departments have to tackle constantly evolving security threats and many are struggling to keep up. Users continue to be the biggest threat to enterprise wide security, and in 2016, we’ll see a shift towards smart interoperable security tools which take the decision of what and when to encrypt out of their hands.
Since launching in August in Korea, Samsung Pay has reached KRW 250 billion in accumulated transaction volume and over 10 million in accumulated number of transactions. This week Samsung Pay has expanded to transportation.
Germany-based Wirecard unveiled boon, a new payment solution for Android smartphones operating in four European countries. The app is now available via the Google Play Store in Germany, the Netherlands, Austria and Belgium with more to come.
There is a windfall of US$380 billion in annual revenues waiting for banks to tap by targeting micro-enterprises and bringing unbanked and underbanked adults into the formal financial system.
Five interconnected forces are set to disrupt retail, presenting retailers with powerful challenges and opportunities. Economic, demographic, technology, urban and consumer forces are combining to create new markets, transform consumer expectations and reshape the rules of retail.
CardFlash News Briefs: HYPERWALLET (loyalty); CARDINALCOMMERCE (patent); MYPINPAD (study); and PARKMOBILE (Pittsburgh).
The 20th annual SESAMES Awards, which rewards the best innovations in the fields of secure payment solutions, identification and mobility. During this year’s CARTES SECURE CONNEXIONS event, 11 winners have been awarded.
In today’s CardFlash News Que: VECTOR (Sequent); AOC (3Delta); VODAFONE (Wallet) and UNIONPAY (Hong Kong).
Cardtek has been selected by MasterCard Payment Transaction Services (formerly Trevica S.A.), a payment processing company fully owned by MasterCard, to provide their HCEXpert solution.
Telekom Germany is launching Deutsche Telekom AG’s (DTAG) MyWallet 2.0 with the help pf US-based Mozido. The new version includes mobile payments, advertising and loyalty.