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Mastercard, IDEMIA and MatchMove Debut Fingerprint Biometric Card

Mastercard has teamed up with IDEMIA, provider of identity-related security services, and MatchMove, a Singapore-based fintech, on their first pilot in Asia for a biometric card that uses fingerprints to authorise transactions at in-store payment terminals. The smart card named

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Mastercard Launches Central Bank Digital Currencies Testing Platform

Mastercard announced a proprietary virtual testing environment for central banks to evaluate Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC) use cases. The platform enables the simulation of issuance, distribution and exchange of CBDCs between banks, financial service providers and consumers. As every

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TransferWise and Mastercard Further Enhance Their Global Partnership

Mastercard and TransferWise have announced an expanded partnership to enable the issuance of cards in any market around the world where Mastercard is accepted and TransferWise is licensed for its multi-currency borderless account. TransferWise has been working with Mastercard since the

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Rapyd Partners ERA and LytePay to Launch E-Wallet for Real Estate Salespersons

Rapyd, a Fintech-as-a-Service company, and LytePay, a Singapore-based financial solutions provider for those who are self-employed, have announced their collaboration to launch a business wallet with a complementary Mastercard payment card for local real estate salespersons of ERA Singapore. Real

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Mastercard Accelerates Cryptocurrency Program for Crypto Card Issuers

Mastercard announced the expansion of its cryptocurrency program by inviting cryptocurrency firms to join their Accelerate program. The partnership makes it simpler and faster for the parties involved to bring secure and compliant payment cards to market. The program provides

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Click to Pay: Mastercard Expands Passwordless Digital Checkout in Singapore

As Singapore shifts rapidly to digital commerce, Mastercard introduces Click to Pay a payments solution with an online checkout that that eliminates passwords, protects data with smart security and makes transactions a breeze with just a few clicks. Due to the

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Philippines’ Digital Bank tonik Announces Partnership With Mastercard

Fresh off raising their US$ 21 Million Series A round, tonik announced today a partnership with Mastercard, which will allow its users access to Mastercard’s global network. This will enable its users to make payments anywhere with any merchants who

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Mastercard Supports Digital Bank Platform in APAC

Mastercard and EedenBull have extended their strategic partnership from Europe to the Asia Pacific region to support the fintech company’s launch of a new digital platform for banks and businesses to process spending and payments more efficiently. New regulations, new

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Grab Launches a Fully Digital GrabPay Card in Philippines

Grab announced today the launch of the GrabPay Card in the Philippines, a fully digital prepaid card powered by Mastercard that extends GrabPay’s reach globally with unparalleled card security, hassle-free online payments and expanded rewards ecosystem to bring the convenience

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Mastercard: COVID-19 Accelerating Adoption of Contactless Payments in Asia Pacific

During February and March, as many countries imposed or strengthened social distancing measures due to COVID-19, a significant majority of consumers turned to contactless card payments for necessary purchases. Citing safety and cleanliness, 79 percent of people worldwide and 91

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