1. Home
  2. Tag "MasterCard"

E-commerce: Nigeria, Indonesia within radar of ‘high-risk’ credit cards

Nigeria and Indonesia are considered as high-risk countries for out-of-country credit card that use foreign Internet protocols, a tech company has claimed in an advisory urging e-commerce companies to heighten security against fraud in the coming months. “E-merchants should always compare the location of the IP address on the ordering computer with the location where […]

Nigeria Technology Forecast 2015 to be launched Monday

MasterCard: Nigerian ID card deal makes African record

MasterCard has said cited the recently-launched electronic ID cards to be issued 13 million Nigerians as the biggest financial inclusion effort in Africa. The recent launch of the MasterCard-branded identity cards with electronic payments functionality to 13 million Nigerians is “the largest rollout of a biometric-based verification card with an electronic payment solution in the […]

MasterCard enters seven new markets in Africa

MasterCard buys Pinpoint

MasterCard has announced that it has completed the acquisition of Pinpoint Pty. Ltd, a leading provider of loyalty and rewards services in Australia to financial institutions across the Asia Pacific region. According to MasterCard, the acquisition will significantly strengthen MasterCard’s loyalty and rewards offerings and underscores the payment giant’s commitment to delivering unparalleled services to […]

MasterCard enters seven new markets in Africa

MasterCard, PayPal, Visa dominate global e-commerce market

ISIS, MasterCard, PayPal and Visa are dominating the global e-commerce marketplace, Research and Markets, an Ireland-based market research firm has said. In a new report titled “Global E-commerce Market 2014-2018”, the company forecasts that the global e-commerce market will grow at a Cumulative Average Growth Rate (CAGR) of 13.54 per cent over the period of […]

MasterCard, NGO collaborate to drive banking for the youth