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“iWallet” Coming 9/9: Apple Partners With Visa, Mastercard, and AMEX

For months now, the mobile industry has heard rumors about a new Apple mobile payment network colloquially referred to as the “iWallet.” Bloomberg is reporting that Visa, Mastercard, and American Express have worked out an agreement with Apple that will be revealed on 9/9/14 alongside the anticipated launch of the iPhone 6. 28 more words


BAD POLICY: Nigeria's National ID card carries a MasterCard Logo (Hope Authorities know what they are doing)

The promised Nigerian National ID card was finally launched this week and as good as the intentions may have been, there may be more to it than meets the eye. 834 more words


Learn from the Credit Card Networks!

If you are building a two-sided commerce network or a supply chain finance company (and who isn’t doing the latter these days?), you will benefit from understanding the history and economics of the credit card and procurement-card (p-card) markets. 456 more words

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#iPGN: Outrage in Nigeria as government brands National ID Card with MasterCard’s logo

The new Nigerian National Identity Cards launched Thursday by President Goodluck Jonathan, with branded logo of the American firm, MasterCard, have sparked outrage across the country amid fears of serious security and economic breach, with many Nigerians calling for an immediate stoppage of the deal. 899 more words

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Investing In Credit

An article released today on Investopedia really makes you think twice about swiping your credit/debit card, and no, not in the ‘should I really be spending my money like this’ kind of way. 182 more words

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Mapping - HCE Payment Solutions rolled-out worldwide 2014

Google’s adoption of host card emulation (HCE) in the Android operating system (OS) v4.4 (KitKat) has created a new market opportunity for solution providers and issuers to implement and deploy NFC solutions, … 222 more words


MasterCard Making Money on Tokenization

When asked back in June whether tokenization was another revenue opportunity, Mario Shiliashki, the SVP of Emerging Payments at MasterCard, was vague.

In June Mario spoke at the… 176 more words