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Global e-payments to top $2 trillion by 2020

World digital payments could reach $2 trillion by the end of 2020, according to figures released ahead of the Gitex Technology Week event in Dubai.

  • Security & Fraud

Smartphone-only Brazilian bank unveils facial recognition

Neon Bank has added facial recognition in a bid to bolster security.

  • Security & Fraud

First Blockchain-based cross-border payment made

The first ever cross-border Blockchain bank payment has been made, between Germany and Canada.

  • Tech trends

Alibaba smart car accepts mobile payments

Alibaba has teamed up with Chinese car manufacturer SAIC Motor Corp to unveil an SUV that can also pay for parking from the driver’s seat.

  • Tech trends

Companies look to a future without passwords

Nearly three-quarters of infosec professionals think companies will stop using passwords to authenticate accounts by 2025.

  • Security & Fraud

Visa pushes wearable payment options at Rio Olympics

The Rio Olympics are set to see an increase in consumers using wearable technology to pay for goods and services.

  • Tech trends