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Mastercard Launches Online Shop Identity Technology With Microsoft

Mastercard on Monday announced the launch of an enhanced identity solution designed to improve the online shopping experience and tackle digital fraud in a new collaboration with Microsoft. Now more than ever, delivering a frictionless shopping experience is critical as

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Temenos Partners With Mastercard to Boost the Adoption of Request to Pay

Cloud banking platform Temenos announced a collaboration with Mastercard that will help banks to accelerate their introduction of Request to Pay services in the UK. This new initiative combines pre-composed solutions on the Temenos Banking Cloud with Mastercard’s services, making

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90% Of North American Consumers Manage Money Through Financial Apps: Report

Mastercard released a new report today, The Rise of Open Banking, demonstrating the mainstream adoption of technology to power smarter, more meaningful digital experiences. The report found more than 80% of consumers in the US – and 90% of younger

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Mastercard to Extend Real-Time Payments to Latin America With Arcus Acquisition

Mastercard has acquired Mexico-based Arcus Financial Intelligence to support bill pay solutions and other real-time payment applications across Latin America. Arcus provides bill pay and cash-in, cash-out services for billers, retailers, fintechs and traditional financial institutions in the US and

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Mastercard Finalises Acquisition of Danish Open Banking Firm Aiia

Mastercard announced it has completed its acquisition of Aiia, a Danish open banking technology provider that offers single and secure API access to banks and fintech companies, and enables users to easily perform account-to-account payments. Details of the deal which

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Mastercard and Bakkt Strikes up Crypto Partnership

Mastercard and Bakkt announced a multifaceted partnership at Money20/20 to enable merchants, banks and fintechs in the U.S. to offer cryptocurrency solutions and services. Bakkt is a digital currency company that specialises in concurrency, rewards, and loyalty points. It will now

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Payments Giant Mastercard Jumps on the BNPL Bandwagon

Mastercard announced that it is set to introduce a new Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) offering, Mastercard Installments for its customers in the United States, Australia and the UK. The programme gives consumers a flexible, ubiquitous way to pay online and

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Swiss Consumers Show Interest in Open Banking-Enabled Services Despite Low Awareness

In Switzerland, although just a few consumers know what open banking is, consumers are showing strong interest in the use cases and opportunities the trend brings, signaling that future growth and adoption of open banking will be driven by consumer

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Mastercard Bets on Crypto, Buys CipherTrace for Undisclosed Sum

Mastercard has signed a deal to acquire CipherTrace, a US-based cryptocurrency intelligence company, for an undisclosed sum to extend its capabilities deep into the field of digital assets. The deal is anticipated to close before the end of the year.

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Mastercard Inks Deal to Acquire Danish Open Banking Firm Aiia

Mastercard is set to acquire Aiia, a Danish open banking technology provider, for an undisclosed sum and the transaction is anticipated to close by year’s end. Aiia is a licensed Payment Initiation Service Provider (PISP) and Account Information Service Provider

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