- Cubic Corp.’s Cubic Transportation Systems unit agreed to integrate contactless transit cards with Alphabet Inc.’s Google Pay mobile-payments app. The integration will begin with contactless payment systems for transit in London, Miami, and New York.
- BMW, General Motors, Ford, Renault, and Honda will reportedly begin testing a blockchain-based in-car identification and payment system next month in the United States.
- Mastercard Inc. and ride-share firm Curb Mobility Inc. agreed to donate $1 to the American Cancer Society, up to a maximum of $350,000, for each ride in New York City paid for with a Mastercard card.
- Payments provider AvidXchange Inc. and real-estate software vendor MRI Software agreed to offer MRI Vendor Pay, a service enabled by AvidXchange, to MRI Affordable Housing customers. AvidXchange works with Mastercard, too, in a service targeting small-business payments.
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