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Biometric mobile payments set to surge 230% in 2017

The number of mobile payments authenticated by biometrics will increase to nearly $2 billion this year, up from $600 million in 2016, according to research from Juniper Research.

  • Tech trends

MasterCard trials biometric EMV card

MasterCard users could soon be using their fingerprints to verify their purchases.

  • Security & Fraud

UK rail firms explore biometric ticketing

UK train operating companies have launched an initiative to supplant paper tickets with mobile apps and biometric scans.

  • Tech trends

80% of IT decision makers to ditch passwords by 2022

Around four out of five IT decision makers (ITDM) predict their organizations will replace passwords with other security protocols within five years, according to a survey by SecureAuth Corporation.

  • Security & Fraud

Pay-by-selfie launched in Europe by MasterCard

Consumers in Europe will be able to pay for goods by taking a picture of themselves

  • Tech trends
  • Security & Fraud

Alibaba eyeballs biometric recognition for mobile payments

Chinese retailer Alibaba wants to look you straight in the eye.

  • Security & Fraud