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MasterCard app plans to let you pay for things with a selfie

A prototype biometric app can scan your face or your fingerprint to verify your identity to retailers.

By July 3, 2015


Target settles with MasterCard for $19M over data breach

The money will compensate financial institutions that had to cancel credit-card accounts and issue replacement cards with new account numbers following the 2013 data breach at the retail giant.

By April 16, 2015


Wi-Fi is now free when you visit the UK, if you have a MasterCard

MasterCard customers can enjoy free Internet on trips to the UK without paying out a single pound, shilling or ha'penny.

By October 22, 2014


Tis the season to be fraud-y: Cyber Monday's a holiday for hackers too

Don't lose your head amid all the wonderful deals. Online crooks are counting on you to let your digital guard down on Cyber Monday.

By November 29, 2015


MasterCard to boost credit card security with smartphones

Using geolocation data, the credit card company proposes a plan that will only allow card transactions when a users' smartphone is within close proximity.

By February 25, 2014


Apple Pay reportedly to launch in China by February

Deal with four banks clears the way for the tech titan's electronic-payments service to work in the world's largest smartphone market, sources tell The Wall Street Journal.

By November 23, 2015


Apple Pay lands in Canada with a tiny step

It gets started with only American Express, and even then, Amex cards issued by Canadian banks won't support Apple's mobile payments service.

By November 17, 2015


Samsung Pay: What you need to know (FAQ)

Samsung Pay is now available in the US. Here's how it works and what you need to use the mobile payment system.

By September 28, 2015


Computer attack insurance rates rise after high-profile breaches

Hacks of Sony, Target, Home Depot and major health insurers have made it more expensive to cope with data theft, Reuters reports.

By October 12, 2015


Facebook in your mind? Zuckerberg shares his future goals

Facebook expands payments in Messenger and shows off a new logo, but its CEO has his sights set on virtual reality and...telepathy?

By July 1, 2015