MasterCard Delivers Android Pay to Cardholders in the U.S.

Millions of MasterCard cardholders will soon have even more ways to make safe and convenient mobile payments. Google announced that they are beginning to roll out Android Pay in the U.S., enabling seamless and secure contactless payments at millions of locations across the country where MasterCard contactless payments are accepted. Over the next few days,

MasterCard Powers Android Pay, Bringing Mobile Payments to Android Device Owners

Google unveiled Android Pay, which will enable MasterCard credit, debit, prepaid and small business cardholders to use their Android phones for everyday purchases in-store and within Android apps. This news provides MasterCard cardholders with even more options for paying on the go using their choice of mobile device. The ubiquity of mobile phones is changing

Softcard and Google Complete Deal to Power the Next Generation of Mobile Payments

Softcard has completed a deal with Google to bring together leading technologies to advance mobile wallets. Google has acquired Softcard technology and capabilities to power the next generation of mobile payments. For now, Softcard customers can continue to tap and pay with the app. From tap and pay to storing loyalty and gift cards to sending

Equity Bank Beefs Up Merchant Banking Business with Wider Merchant Tie Ups

In an ongoing process geared at setting the pace for the full scale rollout of the Equity 3.0 strategy aimed at facilitating a cash lite economy in East Africa, Equity Bank has now confirmed its partnership with some of the world’s leading merchant business and payment processing firms. The Bank, which reported a 58% growth

In-store mobile wallet payments will reach €78 billion in Europe & North America

According to a new research report from Berg Insight, in-store mobile wallet payments in the EU is forecasted to grow from less than € 0.1 billion in 2012 at a compound annual growth rate of 275 percent to reach € 45 billion in 2017. This will correspond to 1.6 percent of the credit card and

Google Teams Up with Equity Bank to Launch Travel Payment Card: BebaPay

Google has teamed up with Equity Bank, the largest bank in East Africa, to launch BebaPay, a payment card that makes it easier and more convenient to pay for bus travel in Kenya. People travelling on key Nairobi bus routes such as Riruta, Karen and Jogoo Road will be able to pre-load money onto their