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  1. Jan

    Mastercard ditching magstripes

    Mastercard ditching magnetic stripes on cards Payments processing network Mastercard announced that it will begin phasing out magnetic stripes on its cards within the next three years. The company said the decision was motivated by a decline in magstripe payments.
  2. Hanno Labuschagne

    Reserve Bank wants to unveil South Africa-only bank card to take on Visa and Mastercard

    Reserve Bank wants to unveil South Africa-only bank card to take on Visa and Mastercard The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) published a consultation paper on Wednesday 3 March asking for comments on its plan to launch a new domestic card and payment scheme. The SARB said this plan would form...
  3. I

    Trouble depositing into Trading212

    Hey everyone, Does anyone have troubles depositing into the Trading212 platform? I'm trying to deposit via the Mastercard/Visa payment using my Capitec card but I'm getting an error saying that my transaction is declined by my card issuer, and asks me to ask Capitec to authorize the payment...
  4. J

    Mastercard partners with Samsung to improve security on mobile devices

    Mastercard partners with Samsung to improve security on mobile devices Mastercard has announced that it will collaborate with Samsung to explore ways to verify users' digital identities on their mobile devices. "Our digital and physical lives are merging and we need a digital identity solution...
  5. J

    Google cut a secret deal with Mastercard to track retail sales

    Google cut a secret deal with Mastercard to track retail sales For the past year, select Google advertisers have had access to a potent new tool to track whether the ads they ran online led to a sale at a physical store in the U.S. That insight came thanks in part to a stockpile of Mastercard...
  6. M

    Paying on Amazon please help

    Literally having the worst time trying to pay for my order on the US Amazon.com using my FNB Life Start MasterCard... I know I'm not "meant" to be able to use this card for international card payments (according to FNB) but I've never ever had a problem with it paying to my Amazon Web Services...
  7. J

    No more signing when paying by card - Mastercard

    No more signing when paying by card - Mastercard Mastercard is doing away with the need to sign your name when paying by card in the US.
  8. T

    Guatrain & Tap and Go

    Hi there, I see Gautrain has started installing new card Readers in the buses that have the Contactless logo with support for Visa,Mastercard and American Express. Has anyone tried it or have any update for if it will be rolled out at stations as well? This will be amazing as you won't need...
  9. Kevin Lancaster

    Mastercard making checkouts faster

    Mastercard making checkouts faster Mastercard has joined forces with Verifone and Global Payments to make consumer checkouts faster, thanks to the company’s M/Chip Fast technology.
  10. Kevin Lancaster

    Credit card with fingerprint tech now in South Africa

    Credit card with fingerprint tech now in South Africa Mastercard has unveiled its new biometric card, which combines chip technology with fingerprints to verify the cardholder’s identity for in-store purchases.
  11. T

    Visa Paywave or Mastercard Tap and Go POS

    Hi, I am not sure if there is someone who will be able to answer this. I am sure by now you have all been to a shop that supports the tap and go payment method or contactless payments. I personally come into contact with plenty of these stores but what they all lack is their staff having...
  12. Kevin Lancaster

    MasterCard will let you use selfies to authorise credit card payments

    MasterCard will let you use selfies to authorise credit card payments MasterCard wants to remove the hassle of you having to remember passwords when making a credit card payment.
  13. C

    Has anyone used VCpay successfully with PayPal?

    Hi mybroadband, this is my first post here. I need to order a few gigs on fiverr (www.fiverr.com), but they only accept paypal and bitcoins. I created a VCpay account already (waiting for them to approve my ID and proof of residence to unlock international payments) and a paypal account. I...
  14. Kevin Lancaster

    iPhone 6 to be your digital wallet: reports

    iPhone 6 to be your digital wallet: reports Apple has struck agreements with credit card companies to make the next iPhone capable of making payments at retail outlets, news reports said Sunday
  15. Z

    Payment Gateways, 3D Secure, Mastercard and Visa

    Hi all, I'm investigating a phenomenon that we are seeing with our MyGate payment gateway. Every time a MasterCard is put to 3D secure, the payment fails. Front end experience by customers who fail into this narrow category is sketchy, but it sounds like they can't get passed the screen that...
  16. T

    US vs. Russia - Sanctions and the response

    Visa Worried About Business Risks in Russia MOSCOW, April 28 (RIA Novosti) – US-based financial services giant Visa International said Monday it was concerned about the future of its business in Russia in light of new legislation on a national card payment system in the country...
  17. QuintonB

    The risks and benefits of online shopping

    Online shopping: risks and benefits Local retailers are beginning to take note of the rate of growth of online shopping
  18. F

    Telkom and Capitec bank "in bed together" over stolen R10 000.00

    On Friday, I had 5 x R2000 transactions debited from my bank account with the reference TELKOM SA LIMITED PRETORIA ZA. While this was happening I called Capitec and lodged a dispute. Capitec bank is refusing to cancel the authorisation hold on my account because, as they say, the money now...
  19. F

    Windows 8 Payment Issues

    Hello there. I downloaded the Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant from the South African microsoft site and tried both PayPal and MasterCard, and got the error message "We could not process your payment, please check your payment info". Why is this happening? I made sure all my info was correct...
  20. Jan

    WikiLeaks wins battle against Visa and MasterCard in Iceland

    Wikileaks: 1, Visa and MasterCard: 0 Icelandic courts rule that Visa and MasterCard must process donations to WikiLeaks or face 800,000 kronur (about $6,000) daily fines.
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