Worldpay strikes deal to offer MasterCard Pay by Bank app

Payment processor Worldpay Inc. has entered an agreement with MasterCard Inc.

Diebold, MasterCard partnership to offer managed self-service solution for FIs, merchants

Diebold Nixdorf and MasterCard have partnered to deliver a managed solution for the banking and retail sectors. Diebold Nixdorf brings front-end expertise in omnichannel transactions to the table; MasterCard contributes state-of-the-art processing services and global network capability on the back...

Venmo reaches into ATM, retail markets with MasterCard-branded debit card

After a year of tests, Venmo has officially launched a debit card that expands the capabilities of its popular P2P mobile payment app to encompass retail and ATM transactions. The MasterCard-branded, contactless-enabled debit card is currently in limited release. Prospective...

Alior Bank to launch pan-European digital bank

Poland's Alior Bank plans to build a pan-European digital bank by the end of 2018. Alior made the announcement at the Impact '18 conference on June 14 in Krakow. Alior will partner with Berlin-based solarisBank for its banking platform, and...

Diebold, MasterCard to pilot cardless ATM solutions

Diebold Nixdorf is teaming up with MasterCard to pilot test two cash provision services — MasterCard Cash Pick-Up and Cardless ATM powered by MasterCard. With MasterCard Cash Pick-Up, banks can enable their ATMs to deliver cash easily and securely to...

A change in-store? With iZettle buy, PayPal extends its reach in retail payments

A change in-store? With iZettle buy, PayPal extends its reach in retail payments

PayPal's planned purchase of iZettle the "European version of Square," will extend the online payment giant's reach in the retail payments space, particularly into the stores of small and medium-size merchants that traditionally have been the most cash-reliant.

Santander UK to issue MasterCard debit cards

MasterCard and Santander have announced that they will work together to issue MasterCard debit cards to the bank's current retail account customers. Customers will begin to receive cards early next year, as part of a four-year reissuing program and an eight-year agreement with MasterCard. More than 9 million U.K.

91 percent of US ATMs are EMV-enabled, payments forum reports

The U.S. Payments Forum has released its spring 2018 market snapshot, providing updates on the status of the U.S.

MasterCard, Idex pioneer DIY enrollment solution for biometric cards

Idex, a developer of advanced fingerprint solutions for mass markets, has worked with MasterCard to develop a remote self-enrollment solution for biometric cards. "Issuers and consumers are increasingly demanding biometric cards, and to successfully deploy this in volume there is...

How 125 ATM industry players plan to make Windows 10 your last Microsoft upgrade

How 125 ATM industry players plan to make Windows 10 your last Microsoft upgrade

Key players in the ATM industry have set aside their competitive differences to collaborate on a future-proof, app-based standard that will end the constant cycle of Microsoft upgrade deadlines and give deployers virtually unlimited ability to customize their ATM networks.

EMV adoption in self-service retail: What's taking so long?

EMV adoption in self-service retail: What's taking so long?

EMV compliance is a process that self-service equipment operators need to follow any time a new combination of payment device, software and gateway/processor is created.

Will real-time payments really transform the US market?

Will real-time payments really transform the US market?

Real-time payments infrastructure officially arrived in the U.S. with the launch of The Clearing House RTP system in November. Will the technology ultimately prove to be, as predicted, "one of the most important payment transformation efforts in our industry"?

Fiserv, MasterCard team to debut AI-based transaction decisioning solution

Fiserv Inc., a provider of financial services technology solutions, has become the first processor to offer MasterCard Decision Intelligence, a comprehensive decision and fraud detection service, according to a press release. The service can help financial institutions increase the accuracy...

AmEx scraps signatures, leaves Visa as sole holdout

American Express has said that starting in April it will no longer require a cardholder signature for transactions at the point of sale anywhere in the world. This announcement follows similar statements by MasterCard and Discover, though AmEx will be...

TSS intros hardware encryption support for mobile wallets

Trusted Security Solutions Inc., developer of the A98 ATM key management system, now supports FIs and card issuers with hardware encryption for mobile wallet applications. TSS provides all of the subsystem components and programming for encryption required by VISA and...

Maestro, Electron give way to MasterCard, Visa in Europe

Bankcard issuers in Europe are upgrading cards from Maestro and Electron — particularly debit cards — to MasterCard and Visa, taking advantage of the wider acceptance the latter brands now enjoy worldwide, according to the RBR report, Global Payment Cards...

MasterCard to roll out mobile emergency cash service at ATMs

MasterCard has announced plans to roll out a mobile service that turns the ATM into an emergency cash hub, and that makes cash available for pickup even when the recipient has no bank account or debit card. According to a...

Fitbit enables bankcard transactions with a simple wave of the wrist

How long before Fitbit enthusiasts can dash up to an ATM and briefly interrupt their daily 5K run to check their account balance and their heart rate with a single wave of the wrist? It could definitely happen. American Express,...

MasterCard puts more stock into QR code mobile payments

MasterCard has outlined plans for greater choice in retail payments through the planned expansion of its QR-based programs, according to a press release. Beginning this month, the company will broaden its products to offer QR codes that can be scanned...

Payment card count tops 14B; UnionPay extends lead over Visa, MasterCard

The number of payment cards worldwide increased 8 percent in 2016 to a total of 14 billion — 1 billion of which were issued in the space of one year. By 2022, the total count could exceed 17 billion, according...

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