Mastercard vs. Visa: Blockchain Projects

Article was originally published on MintDice. There has been a lot of buzz surrounding cryptocurrency and blockchain, mostly due to the potential high sums of money that can be made in the industry. Recently, though, a lot of that attention has shifted to the blockchain applications of this technology across other industries. Niches have emerged around this shift, […]

Mastercard Will Donate to Cancer Charity When You Dine out This Wednesday

Mastercard to Donate to Cancer When You Dine out Tomorrow Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does […]

Google & Mastercard have secret deal to track offline shopping to online ad clicks – report

Google has reportedly partnered with Mastercard, the second largest credit card network in the US, to get millions of dollars worth of data on its customers, according to a bombshell report by Bloomberg. The existence of a clandestine deal between the two market giants was first reported on Thursday. Citing “four people with the knowledge […]

Visa & Mastercard barred access to Russian financial technology

Published time: 26 Dec, 2017 12:45 The world’s two most used payment systems – Visa and MasterCard – have been prohibited from Fintech, the Russian center for new financial technology, Vedomosti daily reports. According to the daily, Russian authorities do not want to give foreign companies like Visa and MasterCard access to the latest financial […]

Card Review: Citi/AAdvantage Platinum Select World Elite Mastercard

Card Review: Citi/AAdvantage Platinum Select World Elite Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does not include all […]

Last Chance to Earn 75k Miles With the Citi AAdvantage Executive World Elite Mastercard

Last Chance: Earn 75k Miles With Citi AAdvantage Executive Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does not […]

Credit Card Review: The Citi/AAdvantage Executive World Elite MasterCard

Card Review: Citi/AAdvantage Executive World Elite MasterCard Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does not include all […]

If AMC Theatres Wants to Block MoviePass, They May Have to Stop Accepting MasterCard

Everyone is talking about MoviePass this week. The subscription service that allows users to check into an app and use a special credit card to buy one movie ticket every day for a flat fee each month was recently acquired by Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. and introduced a new low price of $ 9.95 […]

Mastercard aims to speed up your chip-and-PIN payments

Chip cards are ultimately faster than paying with a magnetic stripe and a signature (or worse, a check), but they’re sometimes slow — and it’s bad enough that Mastercard wants to do something. The company is partnering with Verifone and Global Payments to build its speedy M/Chip Fast technology into EMV card reading systems destined […]

MasterCard adds fingerprint sensors to payment cards

Our fingerprints are quickly replacing PINs and passwords as our primary means of unlocking our phones, doors and safes. They’re convenient, unique, and ultimately more secure than easily guessed or forged passwords and signatures. So it makes sense that fingerprint sensors are coming to protect our credit and debit cards. MasterCard is testing out new […]