Visa and MasterCard are racing to create a comprehensive standard for home banking but are moving in different directions with their services.

MasterCard's remote banking system is based on touch-tone telephones and PCs. Visa, meanwhile, is forging an alliance with Microsoft Corp. in an attempt to develop the premier home banking standard, offering a huge variety of services and options.

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