Day: October 25, 2016

Mastercard Makes Commerce More Conversational with Launch of Chatbots for Banks and Merchants

Chatbots to Provide Partners with New Ways to Engage and Deliver Compelling, Personalized Experiences to Consumers; Mastercard Bot for Banks will be First Available on Facebook Messenger Mastercard announced its plans to launch artificial intelligence (AI) bots that allow consumers to transact, manage finances, and shop via messaging platforms. According to research firm Gartner, nearly […]
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Ingenico ePayments Launches TapHero For Online Payments Via Mobile

Ingenico ePayments, the online and mobile commerce division of Ingenico Group, and Ingenico Labs, its innovation department, announced Tuesday (Oct. 25) they have jointly developed a completely new way to make secure online payments on a mobile device, simply by tapping a payment card against it. In a press release, the company said TapHero is a new, […]
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The Ecobank Group has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Mastercard to roll-out Masterpass QR, a mobile payment solution, across 33 African countries. This new agreement will give Ecobank the scale and capacity to achieve its 100 million customer ambition in a profitable and sustainable way by 2020. The MoU signals the largest Masterpass […]
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