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Contactless Payment Card with Fingerprint Security Launched

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John Ginovsky
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Providing a glimpse of a possible future in payments evolution, MasterCard and Zwipe —which specializes in biometric authentication—partnered for the launch of the world’s first contactless payment card featuring an integrated fingerprint sensor.
The futuristic card comes after a successful live pilot with Norway’s Sparebanken DIN, aligned to the Eika Group, as an answer to the complex challenge of providing a fast, convenient payment solution that does not compromise on security....

MasterCard’s Apple Pay alternative: A card with NFC and a fingerprint sensor

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Devindra Hardawar
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Not to be outdone by Apple’s upcoming mobile payment solution, MasterCard has unveiled its own vision of secure NFC-based payments.
MasterCard has partnered with Zwipe, a company that develops fingerprint sensors, to create a credit card that includes both contactless payments and biometric security. The “Zwipe MasterCard” will work similarly to Apple Pay: You can just hold the card up to a payment terminal and authenticate a transaction with your fingerprint.
MasterCard, one of Apple’s premiere Apple Pay partners, has ...

W3C Launches a Payments Interest Group to Monetize the Web

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Jack Schofield
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The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is working to develop open standards that will enable companies and individuals to make secure payments over the web. Today (Wednesday 15 October) it launched a Payments Interest Group, which it hopes will attract industry participants from banks and card providers, e-commerce companies, merchants, the suppliers of browsers and digital wallets, telecoms operators and other interested parties, including regulatory bodies.

Canada Anti-Spam Law (CASL): Why Text Message Marketing is Much Safer than E-Mail Marketing

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Bob Bentz
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Marketing in Canada sure changed on Canada Day (July 1, 2014) this year. That’s when the new Canada Anti-Spam Law (CASL) went into effect.
CASL provides one of the strictest anti-spam regulations in the world and it’s clearly designed to drive spammers out of Canada. And, if you think you’re exempt just because your company is headquartered in the States, think again. Canadian regulatory agencies are working closely with US regulators like the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to enforce both CASL and its US version, ironically called the CAN-SPAM Act...

PayPal Report Cites Security Fears as Annoyance in Mobile Payments

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Mark Hamstra
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Consumers continue to resist mobile payments as concerns over data security loom large in ecommerce transactions, according to a new global survey from digital-payments platform PayPal.
While 78 percent of respondents said paying online is easy, a full 42 percent said they do not use mobile devices for payment. The survey, which polled 15,105 adult banked consumers in 15 countries, also found that Americans felt much more secure about sharing financial data online than consumers in many other countries....

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