BOC, UnionPay and CNTA launch Travel Card in Southeast Asia

Bank of China (BOC) and Union Pay International (UnionPay) have jointly launched the first BOC UnionPay Travel Card in Southeast Asia offering cardmembers privileges and discounts for tourism and hospitality Read More →

Google Wallet Launches Debit Card in US

Your roommate finally paid you back for dinner through Google Wallet, and you want to use that money right away to pay for groceries this week. Now, you can use Read More →

MasterCard Cardholders Reload Prepaid Cards at U.S. Walmart Stores via Green Dot Network

MasterCard and Green Dot announced an expanded relationship that allows all U.S. cardholders with MasterCard ® rePower™-enabled prepaid cards to reload their cards via the Walmart Rapid Reload™ service. Walmart Rapid Read More →

U.S. Bank and American Express Announce Card-Issuing Agreement

U.S. Bank and American Express announced that U.S. Bank will offer credit cards accepted on the American Express network in 2014. “We actively listen to our customers and are focused on Read More →

SASSA MasterCard Debit Card Boosts Financial Inclusion

Following the 10 million South Africa Social Security Agency (SASSA) MasterCard Debit card milestone announcement, an independent consumer survey has attributed this program as being one of the largest contributors Read More →

FNB Zambia and Visa launch Annual Card Security Briefing

FNB Zambia and Visa have introduced the annual Card Security Briefing, an initiative aimed at creating greater awareness amongst consumers to adopt cards as a safe and convenient way to Read More →

Smart Payment Association Sets Out Biometric Payment Card Proposals

Tackling fraud and extending banking services to previously underserved populations are just some of benefits Lorenzo Gaston, Technical Director of the Smart Payment Association (SPA) will highlight when he takes Read More →

First Data, Oberthur Technologies Sign Strategic Technology Partnership

First Data Corporation and Oberthur Technologies announced a strategic partnership to manage and promote EMV in the United States. First Data is a global leader in electronic commerce and payment Read More → Closes on $6 Million in Growth Funding From Guggenheim Partners, the web’s largest secure secondary gift card exchange, announced that it has secured $6 million in growth financing from Guggenheim Partners, a global financial services firm. CardCash said it will Read More →

Absa Multi-currency Card Excels

Since its launch in May this year, Absa’s Multi-currency prepaid travel card has generated 12 000 card sales and more than R250 million in transactions. From a zero base six Read More →

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