News about Ed McLaughlin and NFC.
February 25th, 2013
MasterPass covers in-store and online payments, supports both NFC and QR codes and enables “banks, merchants and partners” to offer their own wallets to consumers.
December 17th, 2012
MasterCard has signed a strategic partnership agreement with C-Sam and also acquired a minority shareholding in the NFC mobile wallet and transaction platform provider. The move follows a deal the two companies signed in May 2012…
May 9th, 2012
The payments network has announced PayPass Wallet Services, a digital wallet platform that will support NFC. Eighteen financial institutions, American Airlines and bookseller Barnes & Noble are among those who have signed up for the service.
March 23rd, 2012
The US House of Representatives’ Financial Services Subcommitee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit has held a hearing on “The Future of Money: How Mobile Payments Could Change Financial Services”. Five people gave testimony to the…
January 31st, 2012
The payments giant has set out its plans for moving the US from magnetic stripe card technology to chip cards and NFC phones. The plans include incentives for merchants, integrated customer loyalty programmes and support for dynamic authentication technologies.
January 30th, 2012
“I don’t know of a handset manufacturer that isn’t in process of making sure their stuff is PayPass ready,” Ed McLaughlin, MasterCard‘s head of emerging payments has told Fast Company in an interview. Pressed on whether that “would include Apple then?”, McLaughlin answered “Um, there are…like I say, [I don't know of] any handset maker out there… Now, when we have discussions with our partners, and they ask us not to disclose them, we don’t.”
November 14th, 2011
The two companies are working together to increase the convenience and security of online purchasing from NFC-enabled Intel Ultrabook devices and future generations of Intel-based PCs.
July 19th, 2011
“We absolutely believe that mobile payments has to be open,” Ed McLaughlin, MasterCard’s chief emerging payments officer has explained in a video interview posted on the company’s Heart of Commerce blog today. “You’ll be able to…
January 24th, 2011
MasterCard Worldwide has hired Mung-Ki Woo as its new ‘group executive, mobile’. Woo is a well known figure in the NFC industry and joins MasterCard from France Telecom Orange Group, where he was vice president…