Mercedes Pay+ Introduces In-Car Biometric Payments

The partnership between Mercedes and Mastercard enables embedded in-car payments via fingerprint sensor

Fintech & Ecommerce

Mastercard Declares Disagreement With Credit Card Competition Act

Mastercard has sent a letter to several members of the United States Congress stating its disagreement with the provisions of the Credit Card Competition Act.

Fintech & Ecommerce

XBox and Mastercard Launch Co-Branded Credit Card

The Xbox Mastercard has no annual fee and offers numerous rewards to qualified Xbox Insiders

Fintech & Ecommerce

Travelex Launches Multi-Currency Travel Money Card in Japan

A foreign exchange company Travelex has introduced its prepaid foreign multi-currency card, accepted in more than 210 counties and regions worldwide, to the Asian market of Japan

Science & Technology

UAE Partners With Mastercard to Accelerate AI Adoption

Mastercard has established a global centre for advanced AI and cyber technology in Dubai, UAE to realize the aspirations outlined in the UAE Strategy for Artificial Intelligence 2031.


Mastercard Launches CBDC Partner Program With Major Blockchain Players

The set of partners at launch of the Mastercard CBDC Partner Program includes Ripple, Consensys, Fluency, Idemia, Consult Hyperion, Giesecke+Devrient and Fireblocks.


Mastercard Partners With Riskified to Combat eCommerce Fraud

Riskified and the multinational financial corporation Mastercard announced the beginning of cooperation, the purpose of which is to create for companies, operating in the field of e-commerce, the opportunity to increase the level of profitability received from digital business, and at the same time reduce the risk of fraudulent exposure.

Fintech & Ecommerce

Mastercard Partners With MTN, Acquiring Minority Stake in Its Fintech Business

Africa’s largest mobile network operator MTN has sold a minority stake in its fintech arm to the payment giant Mastercard to support the acceleration and growth of the business’s payments and remittance services.


Airtel Africa and Mastercard Launch New Remittance Transfer Service

The new service can potentially benefit 100 million mobile phone users across the continent


Mastercard Teams With Ukrainian Fashion Brand to Help Injured Children

The new limited-edition jewelry capsule collection from the prominent Ukrainian designer Svitlana Bevza is available exclusively for Mastercard cardholders on The sales proceeds will finance prosthetics and rehabilitation programs for Ukrainian children injured in the course of the ongoing war

Fintech & Ecommerce

Visa & Mastercard Sued by Block in Another Antitrust Lawsuit

Block, the company behind the Square payment platform, alleges Visa and Mastercard conspired to inflate interchange fees

Fintech & Ecommerce

‘Customer Experience Above All’ Says Yuriy Batkhin, Mastercard’s VP for BD in Ukraine and Moldova

Ukraine is actively transitioning to digital payments, leaving cash in the past. This process and the role that Mastercard—one of the trendsetters in payment innovations—plays in it are discussed below. Despite the full-scale war in Ukraine, innovative technological solutions are being intensively implemented in the payment sector, and Ukrainians are increasingly refusing cash and using […]

Fintech & Ecommerce

Mastercard Empowers Consumers to Unsubscribe From Unwanted Services

A new joint solution by Mastercard and Subaio offers a simple, secure way to identify unwanted recurring payments and unsubscribe from them via banks’ trusted apps and online servicing

Fintech & Ecommerce

Alipay and Mastercard Offer Cashless Payments to International Travelers to China

Alipay and Mastercard announced the beginning of cooperation to create a new payment method for foreign tourists visiting China.

Finance & Economics

UK Tribunal Halts Proposed Class-Action Lawsuits Against Mastercard and Visa

In the UK, lawsuits against Mastercard and Visa have been suspended.

Fintech & Ecommerce

Mastercard Reports ESG Achievements

Mastercard ESG strategy and efforts, expressed through the pillars of People, Prosperity and Planet, are directly connected to its long-term success as a company

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