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Could Apple Watch Drive Major Banking Changes?

Could Apple Watch Drive Major Banking Changes? | access control systems | Scoop.it
Who wants a wearable?  So far the answer to that questions has been “almost no one,” as smart watches have failed to gain traction in the marketplace.  That could, however, see a change with the release of the Apple Watch.
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PayPal Partners With Samsung On Mobile Pay By Watch

PayPal Partners With Samsung On Mobile Pay By Watch | access control systems | Scoop.it
Though Apple gets all the press and glory, Samsung’s smartwatch is out there and may soon include a payments feature much like its Cupertino-born rival.
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Smile! MasterCard Toys With Mobile Facial Recognition For Payments

Smile! MasterCard Toys With Mobile Facial Recognition For Payments | access control systems | Scoop.it
MasterCard is labeling “successful” a biometrics payments trial (facial plus voice) where more than 14,000 transactions were confirmed in a closed iOS and Android pilot using only MasterCard employees, according to a Computerworld report.
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Panic bars save lives, says Qualified Hardware - WebProNews

Panic bars save lives, says Qualified Hardware - WebProNews | access control systems | Scoop.it
Panic bars save lives, says Qualified Hardware WebProNews Human stampedes can happen out of nowhere so having panic bars in place reduces the risk of tragedy, at least within buildings,” says Kevin Klein, E-Commerce Sales Manager for Qualified...
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PAX Point-Of-Sale Terminals Will Support Apple Pay

PAX Point-Of-Sale Terminals Will Support Apple Pay | access control systems | Scoop.it
PAX Global Technology Limited, which makes a popular NFC terminal. has embraced Apple Pay.
“Apple joining the mobile payments industry makes for an exciting time in our industry,” said Mr.
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Google Trying To Crack Payments Problem To Ignite Gaming

Google Trying To Crack Payments Problem To Ignite Gaming | access control systems | Scoop.it
To reach every corner of the world with the games on its Android platform, Google is thinking about how people pay, according to VentureBeat.
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Glitches At BBVA’s Simple Illustrate Digital Banking’s Difficulties

Glitches At BBVA’s Simple Illustrate Digital Banking’s Difficulties | access control systems | Scoop.it
For weeks, customers and BBVA’s digital exertion, Simple have complained about delays or total failures in scheduled payments as well as intermittent problems Simple’s perhaps unfortunately named app’s “Safe to Spend” feature.
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Apple Pay Accelerates Regulator’s Focus on Mobile Payments

Apple Pay Accelerates Regulator’s Focus on Mobile Payments | access control systems | Scoop.it
Apple has been many different types of company over its long tenure.  While its always been a tech player it has also been in a state of near constant corporate evolution has meant its always been a lot more than that.
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Tumblr: The Social Media E-Commerce Powerhouse?

Tumblr: The Social Media E-Commerce Powerhouse? | access control systems | Scoop.it
As it turns out, when it comes to marketing value for retailers, name recognition isn’t everything. It seems in the case of the niche social media site Tumblr it seems less can be more–as long as the less doesn’t refer to money.
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Report Says Shoppers Not Wild About Mobile Payments

Report Says Shoppers Not Wild About Mobile Payments | access control systems | Scoop.it
It looks like Apple might have a tougher time jumping into mobile payments than the euphoric press coverage would indicated, since the consumer population seems persistently dedicated to their total lack of enthusiasm for using their phone as a...
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On the market: Cottage-style home is country retreat - Newcanaannewsonline

On the market: Cottage-style home is country retreat - Newcanaannewsonline | access control systems | Scoop.it
On the market: Cottage-style home is country retreat Newcanaannewsonline With lovely designer elements like the vintage glass hardware on the doors throughout the home, cottage-style windows and arched doorways, the house has retained all of its...
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The Rise Of Biometrics

The Rise Of Biometrics | access control systems | Scoop.it
Although biometrics are not yet a commonly recognized form of indentity verification, it is widely expected to take off as the technology continues to advance over the next  three to five years.
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Alibaba IPO To Be Bigger Than Visa’s

Alibaba IPO To Be Bigger Than Visa’s | access control systems | Scoop.it
Monday (Sept. 8), Chinese tech giant Alibaba kicks off its IPO roadshow as it tries to persuade prominent investors to jump into an IPO that will almost certainly become one of the largest in history.
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Is Apple Pay Prepping A SIM Card For Next Year?

Is Apple Pay Prepping A SIM Card For Next Year? | access control systems | Scoop.it
Is a vague comment from the CEO of SoftCard (formerly ISIS, the AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile mobile payment effort) that his group is “actively working with Apple” to be permitted onto the iPhone in 2015 “using integrated secure SIM-based hardware”...
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Europe’s Fertile Fuel Card Hunting Ground

Europe’s Fertile Fuel Card Hunting Ground | access control systems | Scoop.it
Some 20 to 30 years ago, every U.S. oil company ran its own in-house fuel card operation. Today, most outsource those operations. That trend has only just begun in Europe, where most businesses still operate their card programs internally.
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Visa Dials Back On Monitise

Visa Dials Back On Monitise | access control systems | Scoop.it
Startups today have found bank loans to help get them get off the ground have all but dried up. So many now turn to other investors, such as venture capitalists and “incubators” to secure their funding.
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Bringing 20/20 Foresight to Fraud

Bringing 20/20 Foresight to Fraud | access control systems | Scoop.it
It is no secret that cybercrime is growing rapidly. Fraudsters are adapting to fraud prevention methods and data breaches are becoming a normal occurrence.
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iOS 8, Apple HomeKit Launch Spur New Hardware Development - NerdWallet (blog)

iOS 8, Apple HomeKit Launch Spur New Hardware Development - NerdWallet (blog) | access control systems | Scoop.it
iOS 8, Apple HomeKit Launch Spur New Hardware Development NerdWallet (blog) “HomeKit connects your home devices safely and seamlessly so you can better manage accessories like lights, thermostats, door locks and garage doors,” Apple said in a...
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Apple Pay’s NFC Not Available To Anyone But Apple (Now)

Apple Pay’s NFC Not Available To Anyone But Apple (Now) | access control systems | Scoop.it
Apple has locked down the iPhone 6′s NFC chip, which it uses for Apple Pay mobile payments, and it can’t be used by any other apps, the company confirmed this week.
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FTC’s 5 Concerns About Mobile Financial Services

FTC’s 5 Concerns About Mobile Financial Services | access control systems | Scoop.it
Many transactions on mobile devices, including those made using prepaid or stored value accounts, generally are not protected by the statutory or contractual liability limits that consumers might expect.
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Among (The Few) M-Pay Users, NFC Is Popular

Among (The Few) M-Pay Users, NFC  Is Popular | access control systems | Scoop.it
NFC is not quite the method of mobile payments most users are most familiar.
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Alliance Data’s $2.3 Billion Acquisition Deal

Alliance Data’s $2.3 Billion Acquisition Deal | access control systems | Scoop.it
Alliance Data systems has agrees to acquire Conversant for $2.3 billion.  The purchase will reportedly allow Alliance to form an end-to-end marketing service, reports The Wall Street Journal.
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Why Big Retail Looks To SMB For How To Innovate

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http://www.pymnts.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/PayAnywhere-Marc-Gardner.mp3   As the POS terminals evolve with the coming of feature-rich new payment devices, small businesses are gravitating toward adopting them, including cloud-based tablet...
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MasterCard Gives European Merchants A Deadline To Go Contactless At The POS

MasterCard Gives European Merchants A Deadline To Go Contactless At The POS | access control systems | Scoop.it
MasterCard has set a 2020 deadline for all European merchants to replace their existing point-of-sale terminals with devices that can handle contactless payments, Finextra reported on Wednesday (Sept.
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Disney Doubles Down On NFC and iBeacon To Welcome iPhone 6

Disney Doubles Down On NFC and iBeacon To Welcome iPhone 6 | access control systems | Scoop.it
As excitement gathers for the Second Coming-esque of the iPhone 6 later this week, long time collaborator Disney is preparing the way for the coming of the phone with upgrades to its stores’ iBeacon and NFC readers.
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