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Prom Catering to Accept MasterCard PayPass at PGA TOUR Events in 2006

PGA TOUR Spectators to Speed through Lines with the Convenience of ‘Tap & Go’ Contactless Payment Technology at Food and Beverage Stands Purchase, New York, January 26, 2006–MasterCard International today announced that Prom Catering–a leading caterer for local and national PGA TOUR (TOUR) tournaments–will accept MasterCard® PayPass™-enabled cards and devices at its food and beverage…
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American Express Announces McDonald’s to Accept Expresspay for Contactless Payments

NEW YORK, January 19, 2006–American Express today announced McDonald’s USA as the latest national merchant partner to accept ExpressPay from American Express. Cardholders can use ExpressPay at more than 12,000 McDonald’s restaurants nationwide. ExpressPay from American Express is a fast contactless payment option that consists of a secure computer chip powered by radio frequency technology….
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Chase Launches Credit Cards with “blink” in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex

Chase Cards With “blink” Transform Payment Experience for Dallas-Fort Worth Residents by Providing Increased Speed, Added Convenience, Enhanced Rewards Platform; Approximately 500 Area Merchant Locations Enjoy Faster Transactions, Increased Customer Loyalty DALLAS, Jan. 11, 2006–Chase Bank U.S.A., N.A., a division of JPMorgan Chase & Co. [NYSE: JPM], announced today the rollout of its new Chase…
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Chase Launches Credit Cards with “blink” in Orlando Area

Chase Cards With “blink” Transform Payment Experience for Orlando, Daytona Beach and Melbourne Residents; 320 Merchant Locations Offer Customers Speed, Convenience With “blink” ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 11, 2006–Chase Bank U.S.A., N.A., a division of JPMorgan Chase & Co. [NYSE: JPM], announced today the rollout of its new Chase contactless credit cards with “blink” in the…
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Visa Facilitates Global Contactless Payments with New Specification

Provides Greater Flexibility and Ensures Cross-Border Interoperability PARIS, 15 November 2005–Visa International announced today the release of a global contactless payments specification that will ensure Visa cardholders can use their contactless cards worldwide while still providing issuers with the flexibility to customize programs to meet local market needs. The specification also provides additional security options…
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Visa Offers Optimized Contactless Card

San Francisco, November 10, 2005–Visa today announced that it is expanding the Visa Smart Breakthrough program to include a new contactless chip solution. The program aims to improve the business case for chip technology worldwide by making cards, terminals and personalization solutions more cost effective to financial institutions, merchants and consumers. The new contactless chip…
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Wawa Customers Can Now Experience the Speed and Technology Of MasterCard PayPass

Convenience Store Chain Joins Growing List of Those Offering ‘Tap and Go’ Contactless Payment Technology Philadelphia, PA, November 10, 2005–Wawa, a leading convenience store chain with more than 540 locations in the mid-Atlantic region, today announced it will begin accepting MasterCard® PayPass™, a contactless payment option, in all New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware stores. Maryland…
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Time-Strapped New York Tri-State Residents “blink” Their Way to Faster Purchases

Chase Cards with “blink” Transform Payment Experience for Two Million New York, New Jersey, Connecticut Residents, Merchants NEW YORK, October 27, 2005–Chase Bank U.S.A., N.A., a division of JPMorgan Chase & Co. [NYSE: JPM], announced today the rollout of its new Chase “contactless” credit cards with “blink” in the greater New York City tri-state area,…
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Chase Launches Credit Cards with “blink” in Philadelphia Tri-State Area

Transforms Payment Experience for Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware Residents, Merchants; Wawa Stores Offer Customers Speed, Convenience With “blink” PHILADELPHIA, October 27, 2005–Chase Bank U.S.A., N.A., a division of JPMorgan Chase & Co. [NYSE: JPM], announced today the rollout of its new Chase contactless credit cards with “blink” in the greater Philadelphia tri-state area, including Southern…