Using geolocation data, the credit card company proposes a plan that will only allow card transactions when a users' smartphone is within close proximity.
On today's episode, we'll count the days until you'll never have to sign a credit card receipt again. We'll also recount a story of a mailing glitch that shows exactly how much banks know about your life, and discuss the merits of the Agree It app that lets you borrow real money from your Facebook friends.
An earlier version of this story incorrectly included MasterCard as one of the companies affected, based on a Reuters report. MasterCard was not cited in the indictment.
Cyberattacks against the Nasdaq, J.C. Penney, and others led to "hundreds of millions of dollars" in losses, say federal prosecutors.
Visa, MasterCard, Amex, and Discover see a big payday ahead in the emerging digital payment business. They're making sure they're in the game along with tech companies, retailers and phone companies.
The head of MasterCard's emerging payments business talks to CNET about its MasterPass initiative, mobile payments, and beyond.
NFC is literally everywhere here at Mobile World Congress. Here are some of the more interesting implementations.
Connect your credit card to your Foursquare account in order to receive discounts just for checking in to select businesses.
In giving you a little something for spending with your credit or debit card, the startup gets to pocket a little something of its own.
Samsung teases its next smartphone while showing off a new tablet and streaming media box, and WebOS is alive -- in smart TVs.