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Internet merchants fighting costs of credit card fraud

...generate a second PIN number that the customer provides to the merchant. Bruce Rutherford, a vice president at MasterCard International Inc., expects smart card technology to eventually migrate to the United States. But there are low-tech...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/17/bus_77455.shtml
Business
Sorenstam cruises to 60th career win in Atlanta

...Sorenstam a shot at the biggest win in LPGA Tour history. Cindy Mackey had a 14-stroke runaway at the 1986 MasterCard International Pro-Am in 1986. The rest of the stellar field - 92 of the top 100 money winners from last year - kept Sorenstam...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/16/gol_453349.shtml
Golf
Sizziling Sorenstam could raise bar again

...for another record - largest margin of victory. Cindy Mackey holds the mark with a 14-stroke runaway at the MasterCard International Pro-Am in 1986. Still, she's putting on quite a show just one week after being denied a record sixth straight...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/15/gol_453235.shtml
Golf
Stocks higher on strong employment report

...Express-branded credit cards, the result of a legal battle that American Express Co. won over Visa USA Inc. and MasterCard International Inc. American Express was up 17 cents at $55.12. Spanish-language television network Univision tumbled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/06/fin_433581.shtml
Finance
Supreme Court sidesteps credit card dispute

WASHINGTON - MasterCard International Inc. and Visa USA Inc. no longer can block banks from...cases are Visa USA Inc. v United States, 03-1521, and MasterCard International Inc. v. United States, 03-1532.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/05/bus_430372.shtml
Business
MasterCard settles its portion of debit card suit

NEW YORK -- MasterCard International reached a last-minute settlement with Wal-Mart Stores...verdict could be delayed for years on appeal. On the Net: MasterCard International: http://www.mastercard.com Visa USA: http...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/29/bus_371065.shtml
Business
Pele's popularity remains

...the rules of football, and I do not mix it with the politics of FIFA." His main role is as a spokesman for MasterCard International. A card with his likeness is, by far, the most popular of its kind, with more than 1.5 million in circulation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/05/oth_342838.shtml
Other sports
Kite goes wire-to-wire to win MasterCard

...events last year. Kite won 19 times on the PGA Tour, including the 1992 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach. Divots: MasterCard International has agreed to extend its sponsorship for another six years. The winners-only tournament will remain the tour's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/01/21/gol_334103.shtml
Golf
CBS near sellout of Super Bowl ads

...advertiser in the game. Soda maker Dr Pepper bought an ad. Levi Strauss & Co. is on the game for the first time. MasterCard International Inc. is back after skipping last year's game. Technology services provider EDS Corp. returns with a sequel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/01/19/pro_307679.shtml
NFL
Fighting fraud

...thousands of people across the country fall prey to every year: identity theft. Officials at Visa USA Inc. and MasterCard International estimate overall fraud losses from their member banks are in the hundreds of millions of dollars annually...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/17/met_270452.shtml
Metro