MasterCard partners with Basware for new e-payments service

A partnership between Basware's Commerce Network and MasterCard's global payment network is promising to deliver businesses payments on their electronic invoices more quickly while giving buyers a longer time to square up, the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 1st, 2013 Brian Jackson

Digital wallet showdown: MasterPass vs. V.me

Two major credit card companies, Visa and MasterCard, are offering consumers digital wallets to make their online shopping experience more convenient. From an SMB merchant perspective, however, the decision about which one to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 13th, 2013 Dave Webb

MasterCard launches MasterPass with several Canadian e-commerce customers

MasterCard Canada announced the launch of its MasterPass digital payments platform that it hopes will eventually be used for both in-store purchases and online purchases alike. The digital wallet is being used for

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 11th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Rakuten adopts MasterCard’s digital wallet for payments

The owner of Canadian e-book firm Kobo and investor in social media site Pinterest announced that it's implemented MasterCard's digital wallet on its main e-commerce site yesterday. Rakuten.com is a major shopping site

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 10th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Is credit card alliance Foursquare’s saving grace?

By now you've probably heard that Foursquare had initiated a retail program that allows users to check in to locations and save money with their Visa or MasterCard. In fact, it's been almost

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 4th, 2013 Karim Kanji

Samsung Galaxy S IV to be announced March 15 with Visa payWave

Samsung’s next flagship smartphone will include Visa’s tap-to-pay technology widely used at grocery store check-out lines and gas pumps, the companies announced on Monday. After already announcing iPad mini competitor Galaxy Note 8.0 at Mobile

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 25th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Canadian online holiday spending topped $2.8 billion: report

For many Canadians, online shopping is increasingly a part of their pre-Christmas routine. According to the MasterCard SpendingPulse report Canadians spent $2.8 billion online in December of 2012.That's an increase of 26 per

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 17th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Intertainment launches social payment platform for celebrities

It pays to be a celebrity and Toronto's Intertainment Media Inc. is trying to make it even easier and more lucrative for famous people to drive loyalty – and revenue -- from their

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 11th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Full Canadian impact of Visa, MasterCard breach still not clear

There's still no official word on how many Canadian Visa and MasterCard customers may have been affected by the security breach at payments processing company Global Payments Inc.Visa and MasterCard are staying mum

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 3rd, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Investigators probe Visa, MasterCard data breach

A massive data breach of a payment-card processor's network could involve more than 10 million compromised card numbers, according to security news writer Brian Krebs in his online posting today.The name of the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 30th, 2012 Ellen Messmer

Google Wallet put to field test in San Francisco

The much-anticipated Google Wallet app debuts today--for now, available only on the Sprint Nexus S 4G phone. The app is the latest to use Near Field Communications (NFC) technology to facilitate payments--customers pay

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 20th, 2011 Megan Geuss

MasterCard, PayPal reap botnet payback siege for shunning WikiLeaks

PayPal's website was hit late Wednesday by two botnets as online activists continued their Web attacks on companies that have severed their relationships with WikiLeaks. The activists have recruited volunteers, who have banded

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 10th, 2010 Robert McMillan

How to secure your credit card transactions

Credit card companies issue to consumers, who shop on credit and pay bills later. The companies make their money two ways: one, by taking commission from merchants and two, by charging interest from

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 4th, 2008 Talha Ghafoor

Get that chip off your shoulder and put it on your credit card

Chip-enabled credit and debit cards will almost entirely replace magnetic strip cards within the next five years – perhaps sooner, e-payment experts say. Vastly improved security will be the most tangible impact of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 31st, 2008 Kavita Gosyne