Browsing the "MasterCard" Tag

Accenture’s New Blockchain App Lets Users Tip ‘Sustainable’ Producers

| Anna Baydakova

Accenture has announced a prototype blockchain-based supply chain app designed to reward business practices that conserve natural resources.

Mastercard Patent Filing Outlines Way to Anonymize Crypto Transactions

| Nikhilesh De

Payments giant Mastercard claims to have developed a new way of keeping cryptocurrency transactions private using intermediary addresses.

Mastercard Patent Hints at Plan for Multi-Currency Blockchains

| Nikhilesh De

A new Mastercard patent outlines how a permissioned blockchain can store multiple types of transaction info, including with different currencies.

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Mastercard Patent Filings Tout Blockchain for Immutable Data Records

| Nikhilesh De

A group of Mastercard patent applications outline how blockchain technology can be used to securely record transaction information.

Mastercard Had An Outage, So Crypto Had a Field Day

| Madeline Meng Shi

Mastercard suffered an outage last week that led to a hold-up for some transactions – and crypto supporters on social media quickly pounced.

Mastercard Wins Patent for Speeding Up Crypto Payments

| Christine Kim

Mastercard is looking to improve crypto by designing a payments system that will link accounts holding both fiat currency and cryptocurrencies.

Mastercard Patent Would Put Credit Cards on a Public Blockchain

| Wolfie Zhao

A patent filing from Mastercard explores how to use public blockchains to securely verify card credentials at the point of sale.

Mastercard Looks to Blockchain to Make Coupons Immutable

| Stan Higgins

A patent application from Mastercard suggests that the payments giant is eyeing blockchain as part of a way to verify the authenticity of coupons.

Mastercard: Crypto Card Bans A Factor in Q1 Volume Decline

| Nikhilesh De

During its quarterly earnings call, Mastercard CFO Martina Hund-Majean said cross-border volume is down due in part to bans on crypto purchases.

Mastercard Seeks ‘Fast Track’ Way to Sync Blockchain Data

| Nikhilesh De

A Mastercard patent application outlines how nodes could be quickly added to a blockchain.