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MasterCard Is Using Facial Recognition for Online Purchases

MasterCard Is Using Facial Recognition for Online Purchases

Biometric security is on the rise, by all reports. One recently suggested that by 2019, over 770 million biometric authentication applications will be downloaded each year. Right now that number is about six million. Apple and other smartphone makers are pushing it forward with fingerprint ID systems. Will biometrics ever completely edge out the password? Maybe. Hopefully. The password is …

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Kylie Minogue Pranks One Of Her Biggest Fans [VIDEO]

What if your favorite singer came to your job or local gym to give you a personal performance? That would be pretty cool, huh? Well, that’s what happened to Adam Miner of Crouch End, England recently, when pop star Kylie Minogue walked into his gym and gave him a one-on-one performance, complete with backup dancers and everything. The whole thing …

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Microsoft Launches ‘Bing Offers Card-Linked’ Deals

Earlier this year, Bing announced Bing Offers, its latest foray into the local deals space. The product launched across the United States. Today, the company has announced an expansion of that with “Bing Offers Card-Linked”. This is a program they’re launching in Seattle only for the time being, but more cities will follow soon. “We found that there is some …

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Foursquare Partners with Visa, MasterCard for Amex-Like Offers

In early 2011, Foursquare and American Express launched a partnership that allowed card-owners to score discounts and cashback by using Foursquare to check-in and spend at certain participating businesses around the country. The program made a big splash on Small Business Saturday (the shopping day after Black Friday) and featured offers like “spend $25 get $25 off.” Later, Foursquare and …

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MasterCard Introduces MasterPass Digital Wallet, Partnership With mFoundry

MasterCard introduced MasterPass today at Mobile World Congress, calling it the “future of digital payments”. The service lets people use any payment card or enabled device to “discover enhanced shopping experiences”. MasterPass includes checkout services for merchants, and connected wallets for users. “Every device is becoming a shopping device,” said Ed McLaughlin, chief emerging payments officer, MasterCard. “MasterPass brings together …

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Barnes & Noble Partners With Mastercard For Nook Promotion

Are you one of the millions of Americans who use a Mastercard credit card? Have you always wanted a Nook HD or Nook HD+? If you answered yes to both of these questions, you may want to take advantage of a new promotion Barnes & Noble is running this weekend. Starting today, Barnes & Noble will be giving away $20 …

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MasterCard and Deutsche Telekom Partner for Mobile Payments

MasterCard and Deutsche Telekom announced today that they have entered into a partnership to bring mobile phone payments to more Europeans over the next year. Deutsche Telekom has around 93 million mobile customers that could soon be using their phones as a credit card. “This is a huge step on our way to increase mobile payments,” said Thomas Kiessling, chief …

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Hacker Releases Visa and Mastercard Information Stolen From Chase Bank

According to a hacker who calls himself Reckz, or Jeremy, he has gained access to Visa and Mastercard files through several large banks. He then released the information minus several critical aspects including card number, security code, and expiration date. The message was posted via Pastebin on the 18th of June. Reckz comments in his Pastebin post about the bank …

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Angry Birds Credit Cards Coming Soon…..To Russia

What is left for Rovio to do after having their Angry Birds games downloaded over 1 billion times? Get into a partnership with a Russian bank to have an Angry Birds credit card of course. According to the Moscow News, the company is working with Internet Retail Solutions (Irsol) on branded MasterCard cards that will be available in Russia on …

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MasterCard Announces PayPass Wallet Services

A recent survey conducted by MasterCard has shown that consumers demand more efficient and secure checkouts when making purchases. Now MasterCard’s payment platform will better integrate transactions spanning online, mobile and in-store shopping, with the introduction of PayPass Wallet Services. Users of PayPass Wallet can log the information up to 25 different credit cards to consolidate payment information, in one …

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Credit Card Processor Hack Update: 1.5 Million Cards Compromised

Last week it was reported that a major U.S. credit card processor’a security had been breached and that millions of credit card numbers and data were stolen. The specific processor that was the victim of the security breach and the full scope of the data theft have now been revealed. On March 30, Global Payments Inc., a credit card processor …

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MasterCard and VISA Warning Banks of Massive Processor Breach

Krebs on Security, a security news and investigation site, is reporting that both VISA and MasterCard are warning banks of a security breach at a U.S. credit card processor. The breach is said to be ‘massive’ with as many as 10 million card numbers possibly compromised. The alerts began going out late last week, but the actual security breach happened …

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