Posts Tagged ‘MasterCard’

5 Key Points from the Innovation Panel at #g2i2017

Executives from Boeing, Express Scripts, and MasterCard came together today to share their insights on bringing innovation into their organization through technologies like cloud and DevOps at Gateway to Innovation in St. Louis. In the 45-minute session, the panelists shared best practices, tips, and, of course, challenges. How do you move massive, established organizations like […]

Donate Your Exercise To Nonprofits Through Charity Miles

While watching football this past Sunday, I saw a commercial for Cisco in which the actor mentioned as a side note, “There’s even an app for clean water.” I ignore most commercials, but, being a tree-hugging hippie, that phrase caught my attention. So, I googled “clean water app,” clicked on a few things, and eventually […]

MasterCard To Pilot SoftBank’s Robot “Pepper” At Pizza Hut

MasterCard is looking at using artificial intelligence (AI) to help make businesses operate more efficiently. The global payment-technology company recently announced that it will be piloting a robot called Pepper, created by SoftBank Robotics. The robot will leverage MasterPass, MasterCard’s digital payment service solution that enables consumers to purchase from merchants. The first test for […]

The Effect Of Anonymous’ Operation Icarus On Financial Services

Anonymous, an international network of hackers, recently pledged to take on the financial services industry in a 30-day cyberattack campaign called “Operation Icarus,” more commonly referred to online as #OpIcarus. While the information about the group’s plan is somewhat spotty, various videos (purportedly, the group’s very own) and news articles indicate that the group is […]

Smile! MasterCard Will Leverage Selfies To Verify Your Identity

  According to research, approximately 31.8 million consumers in the US experienced credit card fraud in 2014. That’s triple the number in 2013! And the number doesn’t appear to be going down any time soon. On a positive note, credit card issuers are stepping up their game by introducing security methods, such as Europay, MasterCard […]

One Way Digital Technology Is Changing FinTech

  I really don’t like carrying cash. And, the only reason I do is because that’s all my barber accepts. I prefer using digital money. Huh, digital money? According to Investopedia, digital money is “any means of payment that exists purely in electronic form.” In other words, think of digital money as using any payment […]