Biometrics

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Google Pay lets customers ditch CVVs for biometrics

Google Pay has received a revamp to make it easier for shoppers to see card benefits, use BNPL on more sites, and ditch CVV codes in favour of biometrics at checkout.

/regulation

Australia passes Digital ID Bill

The Australian Government has passed the Digital ID Bill 2024 and Digital ID (Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Bill 2024.

/identity

Permira to take majority stake in BioCatch

PE firm Permira is buying a majority position in BioCatch in a deal that values the Israeli behavioural biometrics company at $1.3 billion.

/retail

Bank of Ireland to equip call centres with single customer view and voice biometrics

Bank of Ireland is spending €34 million to overhaul its call centre operations, providing operators with a single customer view and introducing voice biometrics for added security.

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NextGen Nordics 2024: Can behavioural biometrics fix fraud?

Moderating her second panel of the day - Fraud prevention and AML: the need for behavioural biometrics in this instant age - Finextra’s senior reporter Niamh Curran spoke to Megan Heald, senior project manager at NICE Actimize, John Sam-Kubam, senior vice president at Crown Agents Bank, Beju Shah, head of Nordic centre at the Bank of International Settlements, and Robert Woods, director international market planning and financial services SME at LexisNexis® Risk Solutions.

/security

Mastercard harnesses AI to take on scammers

Mastercard is tackling the growing threat of scams through the launch of an AI-based product suite and several cross-industry partnerships.

/crypto

Worldcoin banned in Portugal over privacy concerns

Worldcoin, the crypto biometric project fronted by OpenAI boss Sam Altman, has been temporarily banned in Portugal over data privacy concerns.

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NextGen Nordics 2024: Top Nordics payments stories you’ve missed this year

Finextra is returning to Stockholm for the annual NextGen Nordics event. Attendees can expect in-depth conversations on a variety of topics and much more.

/retail

MPE 2024: Tokenisation in the ecommerce space

In a panel discussing tokenisation, panellists Suzana Kordumova, product manager at Netcetera, Stephan Hackenberg solution sales director at Giesecke+Devrient, Matteo Gamba, head of product - global payments and fraud at Wayfair, and John Noltensmeyer CISO at Tokenex spoke on network tokenisation and what tokenisation can do for merchant payments.

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JPMorgan plans major roll out of biometric payments

JPMorgan Chase is planning a broad roll out of biometric payments with US retailers by early next year, enabling shoppers to make purchases by scanning their palms or faces.

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MPE 2024: What does a smart city look like?

In a keynote presentation at Merchant Payments Ecosystem 2024 in Berlin, Hemlata Narasimhan, president of Elavon explored what a smart city could look like in 2030, using Venice, Italy as a case study.

/crypto

MPE 2024: What will be the impact of a digital euro?

At the Merchant Payments Ecosystem 2024 conference in Berlin, Evelien Witlox from the European Central Bank (ECB) presented a keynote on the possibilities of a digital euro.

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MPE 2024: How are merchants implementing AI in payments?

At the Merchants Payments Ecosystem conference 2024, Chairwoman Anna Maj moderated the session ‘Next-Generation Technologies for Merchant Payments’, speaking to a panel of experts including Bartosz Skwarczek of GZA Capital Group, Galit Shani-Michel from Forter, Bono van Nijnatten from ASOS Payments, and Francesco Burelli of Arkwright Consulting. Maj questioned the panelists on how AI is being used in merchant payments and where AI can take their companies in the future.

/regulation

Spain blocks Sam Altman's Worldcoin venture

Sam Altman’s cryptocurrency outfit Worldcoin has been told by Spain to stop collecting and using people's personal data.

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NextGen Nordics 2024: 40+ banks registered to attend

NextGen Nordics returns to Stockholm on 23rd April, and at seven weeks away from the event day, 200 attendees have already registered.

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Biometric card pioneer Zwipe backs out of payment card market

Biometric card company Zwipe is backing out of the payments market following disappointing uptake of its fingerprint-powered contactless cards.

/identity

Mastercard bids to kill passwords with new biometric service

Mastercard is hoping to consign passwords to the history books with a new biometric authentication service.

/security

Revolut faces US class action suit over biometric data collection

Revolut is facing a class action lawsuit in Illinois alleging the UK fintech giant has unlawfully collected, used and stored customers' biometric data.

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EBL to launch 'world-first' biometric metal card

Eastern Bank in Bangladesh is launching what it claims is the world's first biometric metal card for premium customers.