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AmEx Lab testing facial recognition technology

According to a WSJ blog, American Express is experimenting with facial recognition and wearable technology that could turn into new capabilities for some of its mobile apps, including products aimed at customers traditionally underserved by financial services companies. To boost (more…)...
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PayPal free to work with eBay rivals

New filings reveal that eBay and PayPal will soon be free to do business with their most entrenched enemies. Under an agreement detailed in a regulatory filing from eBay, the companies will be free to do business with other marketplaces and (more…)...
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PayPal acquires mobile payments firm Paydiant

PayPal has agreed to buy Paydiant. In an announcement on the PayPal website, Dan Schulman, PayPal President and CEO, said: “Today, I am excited to announce that we agreed to acquire Paydiant, another great company that is focused on reinventing mobile (more…)...
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Live @ MWC: Fraud protection for apps

The rise of mobile devices is a key driver of the connected society. Smartphones and apps have experienced great success and have become the archetype of modern software. Their numbers are steadily increasing and have far exceeded millions in various app stores. (more…)...
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Proxama and Aconite team on mobile proximity commerce

Proxama has unveiled details of its new end-to-end mobile proximity marketing and payments proposition following the acquisition of Aconite Technology last year. Proxama’s new Digital Payments Division will be led by the team from Aconite as the combination of the two companies brings (more…)...
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SIM card remains secure

The SIM card is so secure that in the case revealed recently, even intelligence services preferred to steal the key rather than attack the SIM card. The secure authentication of the mobile phone user on the mobile network is the (more…)...
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