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Late payments: The knock-on effects on SA small businesses

By Press Release 8 December 2017

Sage has just released an economic report which reveals the detrimental impacts of late payments on small businesses equating to R25 billion ($3 trillion) globally. FULL STORY >

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Opera integrates web payment solution first in Kenya

By Press Release 8 December 2017

Opera, the Norwegian developer of Opera Mini has integrated a new web payment platform in Kenya called OPay. The new solution aims to facilitate Kenya and its highest rate of mobile payment technology adoption in the world. FULL STORY >

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You can't use bitcoin to buy games on Steam anymore

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 7 December 2017

The cryptocurrency will no longer be accepted by Steam, with the site stating it's too unstable and costly. FULL STORY >

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Mastercard partners with Spazapp to bring mobile payments to informal traders

By Press Release 14 November 2017

Mastercard has announced the collaborating with Durban-based tech company Spazapp, to bring secure, seamless and convenient mobile payments to thousands of informal traders and convenience stores, better known as... FULL STORY >

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Mastercard collaborates with Yoco to bring card payments to another 15 000 Small and Medium Businesses in South Africa

By Press Release 25 October 2017

Mastercard has announced a collaboration with South African fintech company Yoco to roll out 15 000 mobile Point of Sale (mPOS) devices to small and medium-sized businesses by... FULL STORY >

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New Mastercard service helps reduce fraud-related costs while improving the consumer experience

By Press Release 4 October 2017

Earlier this week Mastercard launched a new service, Early Detection System, which provides issuers with a unique advanced alert for cards and accounts at a heightened risk of fraudulent use. FULL STORY >

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Revealed: Sage Payments Landscape Report for small business

By Press Release 21 June 2017

Sage Payments Landscape Report reveals that 90% of respondents are more likely to shop somewhere that offers them multiple ways to pay. FULL STORY >

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Are authenticated collections reinventing the debit order?

By Staff Writer 3 May 2017

By Niel Bester, SVP Products at Entersekt. FULL STORY >

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Mastercard unveils next generation Biometric Card

By Press Release 20 April 2017

Mastercard today unveiled the next generation biometric card, combining chip technology with fingerprints to conveniently and safely verify the cardholder’s identity for in-store purchases. FULL STORY >

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Masterpass accepted at 30 000 SnapScan merchants nationwide

By Press Release 24 November 2016

Masterpass is now the most widely accepted digital wallet in South Africa. FULL STORY >

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Mobile Payment security for a globetrotting generation

By Press Release 8 November 2016

Ajay Bhalla, president for Enterprise Security for Mastercard, unpacks how mobile payment security and advances in technology and the travel experience – compared to only a few years ago – are making things faster, simpler and more... FULL STORY >

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Digitata takes Mastercard’s digital payment message to mobile masses

By Press Release 28 October 2016

Mastercard in collaboration with Digitata Insights, a subsidiary of Digitata, recently launched a gamification campaign to educate South Africans on the benefits of making safe, secure and fast payments with Masterpass. FULL STORY >

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Masterpass enables Microsoft Wallet, Android Pay and Samsung Pay users to shop online

By Press Release 25 October 2016

Integration of Masterpass with digital wallets strengthens Mastercard vision to support all forms of secure digital commerce for cardholders. FULL STORY >

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Seamless digital payments are the key to unlocking the promise of omni-channel retail

By Press Release 18 October 2016

Victor de Kock, head of Strategic Merchants and Acceptance, Mastercard, South Africa sheds light on how seamless digital payments are the key to unlocking the promise of omni-channel retail and how retailers... FULL STORY >

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City of Ekurhuleni and Mastercard help ratepayers pay their bills using their smartphones

By Press Release 28 September 2016

Mastercard has announced that together with the City of Ekurhuleni, they are helping ratepayers pay their bills using their smartphones. This comes as a global first, with the metro being the first local... FULL STORY >

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