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Merchants Find Payments Are A Key Part Of Branding

It’s a sign of how complex, and critical merchants payments have become that the person in charge now often reports to someone in the C-Suite, said Michael Roberts, chief marketing and digital strategy officer, at Bank of America Merchant Services.


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Why Consumers Are Less-Than-Secure Over Payments Security

How secure do you feel when it comes to payments?

Perception is not always reality, but it does matter. Consider a survey commissioned by payment, telecom and financial data solutions provider Transaction Network Services (TNS), which found that 85 percent of adults across the United States, the United Kingdom and Australia believe fraud attempts on debit and credit cards are on the upswing.


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Apple Updates App Review Guidelines To Match New Tech

Apple’s new Face ID and augmented reality, ARKit, have unlocked possibilities for both the good guys and the bad guys. The tech giant has now modified its App Review Guidelines accordingly. Hacking with Swift outlined the major changes.

Apps that use Face ID for authentication are now required to use LocalAuthentication and not ARKit or other facial recognition technology. Users under 13 years of age must be able to authenticate by a different method – in the absence of a Touch ID button, that would be either a passcode or passphrase.

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Why Regulation Won’t Fix Credit Reporting Agencies

Some of the most memorable television commercials of the 1970s and 1980s were those promoting E. F. Hutton’s brokerage services. When its tagline, “When E. F. Hutton talks, people listen,” was spoken in those commercials, everyone in the room stopped, turned to look and listened with rapt attention to the person who uttered those words.


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Blockchain key to rethinking identity, avoiding next Equifax

Last week, Equifax disclosed a data breach that may have compromised personal data of up to 143 million U.S. consumers. The compromised data includes customers’ Social Security numbers, names, addresses, dates of birth, driver’s license numbers and other sensitive info. In other words, all the information you need to open new accounts and access existing accounts were compromised in the breach.


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