Why MasterCard needs your selfie

  • Checkout
  • February 25, 2016
  • Ahmed Bashir
Why MasterCard needs your selfie

Great news for all the selfie lovers: Thanks to MasterCard’s new ‘selfie pay’ mobile application, selfies may finally be a security necessity in the face of increased credit card fraud.

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Will Kiwis ever ditch cash for good?

  • Technology
  • February 17, 2016
  • Elly Strang
Will Kiwis ever ditch cash for good?

A survey carried out by MasterCard has found 49 percent of people will not be using cash in ten years’ time. We asked The Reserve Bank and a retail expert what the chances are of New Zealand becoming a cashless society.

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Ecommerce at MasterCard: Pass it on

  • Technology
  • September 21, 2015
  • Sarah Dunn
Ecommerce at MasterCard: Pass it on

Peter Chisnall is the country manager for MasterCard New Zealand. In his previous role at the MasterCard office in Melbourne, he played a key role in rolling out MasterCard’s latest digital wallet technology, MasterPass. The Register found out what innovations it can offer.

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Social scoreboard

Zavy and The Register have worked together to create a scoreboard that compares how the top 25 traditional media advertising spenders in New Zealand have performed on social media over the past 30 days, updated in real time.

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Data digest: are New Zealand’s consumers feeling the chill?

  • News
  • August 6, 2015
  • Elly Strang
Data digest: are New Zealand’s consumers feeling the chill?

Kiwi consumers are feeling a whole lot better about the economy than their Australian neighbours across the ditch, MasterCard reports. However, New Zealand may just look good in comparison to Australia’s dire situation, as BNZ is reporting a grimmer outlook.

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MasterCard is trialling technology that lets you buy stuff with your face

  • News
  • July 2, 2015
  • Elly Strang
MasterCard is trialling technology that lets you buy stuff with your face

Soon, your face will be useful for more than just looking pretty. MasterCard is developing a new programme that lets you approve online purchases with a simple blink of the eye.

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