Mastercard expands partnership with bunq to build a greener planet

Mastercard and bunq announce today the expansion of their partnership to accelerate the growth of bunq’s card offerings in Europe. Mastercard is leveraging its international network, helping to expand the bunq Green Card into 30 European countries1. bunq Green Card, a metal Mastercard, builds a greener planet by planting a tree for every £100 or 100 Euros spent. Read more »

Brits in the dark over their personal finances as consumer debt hits £218bn

 One in five Brits are failing to keep track of their personal finances, with 40% of millennials admitting they have no clue how much they spend compared to what they earn each month. The news comes as Bank of England data from December 2019 showed households have £45billion more debt on credit cards, personal loans and overdrafts compared to the start of 2010 – a 25 percent growth in 10 years. Read more »

Ixaris receives Best Business Card Award in partnership with Amadeus

Ixaris alongside Amadeus have been selected as winners of the Best Business Card Programme at this year’s Cards & Payments Awards. The award recognises the Amadeus B2B Wallet Prepaid – a virtual card solution launched by Ixaris in partnership with global travel technology provider Amadeus.  Read more »

CSR’s Ultra-Thin Bluetooth® Smart Solution Powers New BrilliantTS Smart Multi-Payment Card

 CSR plc (LSE: CSR; NASDAQ: CSRE) today announced that itsCSR1013™ technology has been used by BrilliantTS, a leading manufacturer of smart hardware and software solutions, to create a multi-payment card. This enables simple and secure credit and debit card payments by connecting to a smartphone using Bluetooth®. Read more »

Micropross to release new product, to test contactless smart cards and NFC devices

Micropross, the leading supplier of test equipment for the smart card, RFID and NFC industries, announced the release of their new product, allowing to test contactless smart cards and NFC devices according to the brand new ISO 10373-6:2015 standard.  The latest version of the ISO 10373-6 standard brings for example: Read more »

S2M Deploys Cryptomathic’s CardInk for Card Issuance Across Multiple Continents

S2M, a North African pioneer in card payment solutions, has deployed Cryptomathic’s CardInk, EMV data preparation system, to enhance the flexible issuance of its EMV chip card portfolio and support the growing customer demand across Africa, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. Read more »

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