MasterCard’s patent discloses what payment cards of future will be like

“Our payment cards in future are going to have an IC, wireless antenna, and a screen, too.” I got frustrated when I lost my credit card last time. This one incident changed all my shopping plans for my friend’s wedding and instead of shopping, I spent time applying for a new card. Misplacing a credit … Continue reading MasterCard’s patent discloses what payment cards of future will be like

MasterCard with LCD screens are ready to show you ads

In 2012, MasterCard purposed an idea to embed LCD screens and keyboard in their cards to add 2-step authentication method. MasterCard launched these cards in Singapore. MasterCard tried luring its customers by announcing that card screen will also show you reward points, balance amount, and other information. I guess, however, nobody wanted that either. Even … Continue reading MasterCard with LCD screens are ready to show you ads