Juventus captain Gianluigi Buffon gave some of his young fans a Priceless Surprise when he visited a football coaching session for schoolchildren recently. As part of his role as a Mastercard Champions League Ambassador, Buffon dropped in on the kids at a training camp in Turin.
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Ahead of this year’s UEFA Champions League Final, MasterCard gives former Peruvian football star Victor "Conejo" Benitez his own Priceless Surprise. He goes back to Milan, 53 years after becoming the first Peruvian player to win a Champions League While there, “Conejo” relived the emotions of the 1963 Champions League victory with the Italian club and A.C. Milan fans had a chance to show their love.
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Consider how a role at a leading global technology company in the payments space could impact your career as well as impact the lives of people around the world. Are you interested in playing a part in developing financial inclusion initiatives? You can help create an alternative digital payment method while ensuring the safety and security of every transaction. Visit mastercard.com/careers today to discover that at Mastercard, the possibilities are priceless.
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Mastercard debuts its sonic brand identity, a comprehensive sound architecture that signifies the latest advancement for the brand. Hear Mike Shinoda on what he loves about the Mastercard Soundscape. Learn more at: https://newsroom.mastercard.com/press-releases/sound-on-mastercard-debuts-sonic-brand/
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Ever wonder what it would feel like take the place of a Fortune 500 CEO for a day? Well that’s exactly what happened when 9 year-old David Schwartzman sent a letter to MasterCard’s CEO. He was invited in to talk about his idea on how to improve payments security. Get the full story here http://newsroom.mastercard.com/2015/06/11/meet-your-future-boss-a-9-year-old-from-brooklyn/
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As part of our global commitment to make the financial system accessible to 500 million more people by 2020, we partnered with bKash, BRAC Bank and Western Union to launch a new international remittance receiving service in Bangladesh. Our MasterCard Send Platform connects bKash, BRAC Bank and Western Union and enables 22 million registered bKash customers in Bangladesh to receive overseas remittances, safely and securely, via their mobile phones 24/7. For more details, check out our Digital Press Kit here: http://newsroom.mastercard.com/asia-pacific/digital-press-kits/enabling-international-remittances-for-bangladeshis/.
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The Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth partnered with the Beeck Center for Social Impact and Innovation to bring "On the Frontlines of Inclusive Growth" tour. This exciting event featured an interactive program, including keynote speakers, a fireside chat, and a panel of distinguished experts drawn from across sectors – public, private, philanthropy, non-profits, and academia – who engaged in a moderated, in-depth discussion on the challenges and opportunities of building an inclusive economy.
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MDES delivers a suite of services that enable tokenization of Mastercard accounts for more secure digital payment experiences – contactless, in-app and online.
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MasterCard is making digital payments more seamless and secure with MasterPass from any device, anywhere for one simple experience. As consumers are becoming more connected, the digital world has transformed shopping; making every device a shopping device. Merchant Information: https://masterpass.com/
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Mastercard is partnering with Kasisto, the company that created KAI Banking, the conversational artificial intelligence (AI) platform, to power branded virtual assistants and smart bots for financial services and is a current participant in the Mastercard Start Path Global program. For more information, please click here: http://news.mstr.cd/2eqHgbO
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Mastercard unveiled a new brand mark and design system. Evolved off the company's iconic red and yellow interlocking circles, the new design takes Mastercard into the digital future. The most comprehensive design system ever introduced at Mastercard will begin to roll out in the fall.
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By clicking on this animation, MasterCard will donate one euro to the World Food Programme in support of their efforts for the Syrian Refugees. MasterCard will donate one euro for your first click through to our animation (the donation is made once, regardless of the number of clicks made by an individual to watch the animation). MasterCard will donate up to a maximum of 15,000 euros. We would like to thank Dániel Huszár from Krakout Film and Zoltan Zadori from Localtime Budapest for their contribution to bringing this animation to life.”
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Mastercard debuts its sonic brand identity, a comprehensive sound architecture that signifies the latest advancement for the brand. Wherever consumers engage with Mastercard across the globe – be it physical, digital or voice environments - the distinct and memorable Mastercard melody will provide simple, seamless familiarity. Learn more at: https://newsroom.mastercard.com/press-releases/sound-on-mastercard-debuts-sonic-brand/
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Pet Shop Boys perform a concert in the living room of the My Priceless Gig winner, Lorraine Sands. For more information, please visit mypricelessgig.co.uk
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Rodrigo Antonio de Carvalho tiene 33 años y vive en Guarulhos, un municipio de São Paulo, Brasil. En 2006, comenzó a diseñar camisetas y, unos años más tarde, decidió montar una tienda móvil propia a la que llamó Jovens Ainda, lo que significa “todavía joven” en portugués. En 2010, Rodrigo decidio empezar a aceptar pagos con tarjeta por medio de un datafono movil. Aqui, Rodrigo nos cuenta su historia Cashless Pioneers, y como aceptar pagos lo ayudo a aumentar sus ventas 40%.
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Financial services are complex and heavily regulated, and banks have spent decades earning consumer trust. 861 percent of consumers still trust banks more than any other institution to manage their data Traditional banks have an opportunity to leverage innovative solutions that will drive the future of retail banking, but the time to act is now.
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Mastercard unveiled an augmented reality shopping experience with Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., incorporating Masterpass and Identity Check Mobile with iris authentication for safe and seamless payments. For more information, please click here: http://news.mstr.cd/2xWPNhT
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MasterCard CEO Ajay Banga shares personal insights and stories with graduates as well as four attributes that define a great leadership culture.
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Mastercard launched 2KUZE, a digital platform that connects smallholder farmers, agents, buyers and banks in East Africa. 2KUZE, which in Swahili means “Let’s grow together,” enables farmers to buy, sell and receive payments for agricultural goods via their feature phones. The platform brings the benefits and security of mobile commerce and payments to farmers in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. For more information, please view our full press release: http://mstr.cd/2j8bcKg
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Last year, Shalom Brune-Franklin was awarded the Chris Edmund scholarship, made possible by MasterCard and the Jackman Furness Foundation for Performing Arts (JFFPA). The third-year Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WWPA) acting student shares how the scholarship is enabling her to grow exponentially on stage both nationally and internationally. The Chris Edmund Scholarship was named in honor of Edmund; a director, teacher, writer and painter. Edmund was Head of Directing, then Head of the Acting Department at WAAPA for 30 years and trained the likes of Hugh Jackman, Frances O’Connor and Jai Courtney. In late 2014, MasterCard filmed Jackman surprising his former teacher in New York with the announcement of this AUD$17,000 Scholarship in his honor.
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MasterCard has launched it's innovative digital wallet, MasterPass in South Africa providing local online shoppers with a more seamless, speedy and secure checkout. Digital wallets accessible through the MasterPass acceptance network allow consumers to store all their MasterCard or other branded credit, debit or cheque card information, and shipping and billing address details securely in one place.
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Mastercard’s Will Judge and TfL’s Shashi Verma discuss how the organizations worked together to enable contactless ticketing across Transport for London’s Tube, train and bus network. London’s citizens and visitors now enjoy a quicker, more convenient way to access the city using the card or mobile device they already carry with them.
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Masterpass-enabled bots work across multiple verticals – from restaurants to retail – making conversational commerce frictionless while delivering a more personalized experience. Today, the SUBWAY brand is the world's largest submarine sandwich chain with more than 44,000 locations around the world. Consumers can now fulfill their cravings by engaging with a SUBWAY Sandwich Artist via the SUBWAY bot on Messenger, and checkout securely using Masterpass.
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MasterCard Player Mascot Manager Deco assembled a miniature dream team of superstars for a top secret Player Mascot Training Camp to hone their skills. MasterCard is giving 22 lucky children a Priceless Experience as Official Player Mascots for the UEFA Champions League Final. To find out more visit http://mstr.cd/1mLjBkS
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We believe that smarter city transit and travel can bring enormous benefits to business and individual citizens. We are joining forces with experts businesses at the forefront of change to create partnerships which have the intelligence, reach and expertise the capabilities to help make the connected city of the future a reality. For more info, visit our Newsroom: http://news.mstr.cd/1wCV32a
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Mastercard announced a multi-year partnership with Riot Games to become the first global sponsor of League of Legends esports, the largest esport in the world. The first-of-its-kind global agreement signifies Mastercard's support of the esports community and further diversifies the technology company's world-class sports and entertainment portfolio. For more information, visit the Mastercard Newsroom: https://mstr.cd/2pgkTKe
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Relaunch your Career is Mastercard’s returnship programme for women and men who have taken a career break of two years or more, and are ready to return to the workforce. After a successful first programme in London, it has since launched in Dubai, and applications for our 2018 programmes in the UK, Ireland and Belgium will open in September. Watch Keira and Nicky’s story to find out more.
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Meet Emily and Ashley, co-owners of fashiontruck canada. This cashless fashion truck is hitting the road to bring women's fashion across the country, and going cashless for their business. MasterCard cardholders get 20% off when they #shopthetruck.
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President & CEO, Mr. Ajay Banga and Mr. Amitabh Kant, CEO, NITI Aayog went back to their alma mater St. Stephen's College, New Delhi to talk about India’s stand in the wake of changing globalization landscape and the vision of "New India 2022". Here is an excerpt from their conversation.
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MasterCard unveils the first commerce application for SoftBank Robotics’ humanoid robot Pepper. The application will be powered by MasterPass, the global digital payment service from MasterCard that connects consumers with merchants, enabling them to make fast, simple, and secure digital payments across channels and devices.
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As a technology leader, Mastercard is committed to being a driving force in the private sector to make cities better and make better cities. Through data driven insights, advanced technologies and our global network we are making cities smarter, more sustainable and more inclusive. For more information visit mastercard.com/smart-cities
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ABN AMRO is one of the first banks to enable worldwide payments with a wearable that’s linked to a current account, with a pilot for 500 customers of different age groups, who will be experiencing what it’s like to make contactless payments with a ring, watch, bracelet or keyring.
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MasterCard has been at the forefront of the fight against fraud for over 45 years, and electronic payments remain the safest way to pay. As technology and payments methods evolve, we are focused on ensuring that, through everything we do, we keep safe and secure payments as the fundamental promise all of our cardholders and customers can expect from MasterCard. This video explains how.
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One of the biggest pain points during a visit to the mall is having to pay for parking. It's not the paying that's the problem, in fact it's the inconvenience of having to pay using cash that is the real problem! MasterPass is a safe and convenient way to pay for parking without the hassle of having to carry cash with you. Simply download the MasterPass app to your smartphone (available on Android, Windows, iOS and Blackberry), load your details, scan, authorise, pay and exit! Standard Bank is the first Issuing Bank in South Africa to offer MasterPass, however any bank's debit or credit card will work in this app at no extra cost.
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iZettle' s founding CEO, Jacob de Geer, discusses the value of electronic commerce in Sweden. Kasper Mokrosinski, CEO of Prioritaire, and Ilias Ioannidis, Owner of Cocovaja Cafe, share the benefits of working with iZettle and adopting electronic payments.
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Take a first hand look at how a village in Santiago Nuyoo in Oaxaca Mexico is embracing mobile money. Paying with their phones is allowing people more flexibility, security, and for some, a first chance at financial inclusion. http://bit.ly/M4igUd
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New services will enhance trust and facilitate interactions between banks and third parties to enable both to better serve consumers and businesses. Learn more: https://t.co/kVZESraasD
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The African e-commerce sector is plagued by cash, with the majority of payments still being made in cash at the point of delivery. Understanding the impact of this challenge, Mastercard has partnered with Nigerian tech start-up, NetPlus to develop an e-commerce solution that will help make cash a thing of the past, for e-retailers and consumers alike.
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