MasterCard is a technology company and payments industry leader. For more than four decades, we have been a driving force at the heart of commerce, making the global economy safer, more efficient, more inclusive and more transparent for all.
Consumers, merchants, business partners and governments in markets around the world have reaped the benefits of our innovative products and solutions which, simply put, are designed to make life easier.
A month after U.S. President Obama announced that the U.S. would ease up on restrictions on Cuba trade and travel, MasterCard announced today that it is removing the current block on U.S.-issued card transactions in Cuba... Read More
This year, the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting, which begins today, hones in on political, economic, social and technological transformations and how they’ve impacted decision-making and progress across the world. To... Read More
Effective on January 15, MasterCard has appointed Michael Fiore as group executive of Global Prepaid Solutions, according to a company release. Fiore will lead the ongoing development and execution of the company’s global... Read More
Consumers are constantly looking for ways to simplify their lives; this includes everything from online banking to public transit. MasterCard now has their hand in each of these scenarios. The company announced today that... Read More
This year, MasterCard took several big steps toward a future where “every device is a commerce device.” From boosting digital payments security with advancements in tokenization, to playing a significant role in the launch of... Read More
Hint. It isn’t something you can put under the tree. Super Saturday, which was just a few days ago, might have delivered retail sales, but what’s really driving revenue for retailers this holiday season is experiences. Sarah... Read More
There are over 1.3 million software engineers in the world, including coders, but who are the Top 10 and where they can be found? MasterCard has designed a series of hackathons that will travel the world in search of the very... Read More
Customer experience. Security. Ubiquity. These, says Matt Barr, Group Head, US Emerging Payments at MasterCard, make up the “holy trinity” of payments. In a recent interview with MPD CEO Karen Webster, Barr and Shannon... Read More
The U.S. Payments Security Task Force (PST) was established earlier this year and dared to go where no task force has ever gone before: it has created a roadmap for protecting cardholder data at the merchant point of sale. It... Read More
MasterCard is turning plastic, digital. It wants the world to say goodbye to “static” cards and hello to a new age of digital, “dynamic” interactive cards – an innovation that MasterCard Group Exec, Global Credit and Debit... Read More