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Fingerprint verification is not as safe as you think

MasterCard recently announced that it is trailing credit cards which will authenticate users using their fingerprint. The fingerprint sensor is embedded within the card. The cards can be used with existing chip-and-pin readers, but not with readers that only has magnetic strip. 358 more words


Illegal counterfactuals: the Court of Appeal shuts the back door

Suppose a defendant to a competition claim runs a defence that, in the counterfactual world in which no anticompetitive conduct occurred, pricing would have been no different; and that the claimant replies, “maybe so, but only because you were at the same time operating some independent anti-competitive scheme, which must also be purged from the counter-factual”. 642 more words

Competition Law Blog

International tourists spend most in Singapore among APAC destinations in 2016: Survey

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

SINGAPORE: International tourists spent the most in Singapore among Asia Pacific destinations last year, coming in ahead of other hotspots such as Bangkok and Tokyo, according to the latest findings from Mastercard released on Wednesday (Apr 26). 338 more words

Current Affairs

Credit card with fingerprint tech now in South Africa

Mastercard has unveiled its new biometric card, which combines chip technology with fingerprints to verify the cardholder’s identity for in-store purchases.

South Africa is the first market to test the technology, with two trials concluded by Pick n Pay and ABSA. 273 more words


What is PayMaya?

Just last March, I went back to business full time by reopening my online boutique named The Brown Spot which has been in hiatus for 5 years. 837 more words


Mastercard unveils Next Generation Biometric Card

Mastercard has unveiled the next generation biometric card, combining chip technology with fingerprints to conveniently and safely verify the cardholder’s identity for in-store purchases.

South Africa is the first market to test the evolved technology, with two separate trials recently concluded with Pick n Pay, a leading supermarket retailer, and Absa Bank, a subsidiary of Barclays Africa. 559 more words


MasterCard Unveils Biometric Payment Cards

MasterCard has unveiled a new payment card with in-built biometric technology.

The new card combines the existing chip technology with fingerprint sensors, to make in-store payments more convenient and secured. 293 more words