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Blockchain's Stumbles Take the Romance Out of 'Decentralization'
The recent hack of the DAO (short for Decentralized Autonomous Organization) and the subsequent reversal of funds on Ethereum's blockchain should finally put an end to a decentralization charade.  more »
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The recent security incident involving Oracle POS systems demonstrates once again that no system is immune to security breaches. more »
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With all the innovation and momentum around consumer wallets and payments, payment security is a huge concern to banks, merchants, issuers, payment networks and any new wallet provider. more »
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After the whirlwind of payments innovation in 2015, 2016 has felt rather stagnant in comparison for many payment technology enthusiasts. What is the story behind this lull and what does it mean for the future of Fintech? more »
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Over the last few weeks, the expansion of digital person-to-person payment platforms and the resulting growth in consumer adoption has garnered a lot of attention. more »
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Finding the right mPOS solution can be difficult. Demanding flexibility and device agnostic technology from partners can go a long way toward making a successful decision. more »
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Smart contracts, which automate parts of payment agreements, are the key to using blockchain technology in complex financial transactions. However, there are still open questions and concerns about how smart contracts operate in the real world and whether they can be trusted. more »
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Nostalgia no doubt helped drive the recent Pokémon Go phenomenon, but another factor — one that will become critical to retailers’ future success — was also at play. more »
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Even though studies are showing that an increasing number of users are giving the mobile wallet technology a try, only a few are reported to be using it on a continuous basis. more »
From the buzz in the technology press over the last two weeks, one might think that end times are nigh in the world of authentication. more »
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The sooner you and your organization can understand the potential impact, risk, and uses for blockchain, the better your chances will be of keeping your head above water. more »
The proliferation of smartphones and the onset of mobile payments has brought biometrics to the forefront of security for financial transactions. more »
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Once fraud has been detected and a customer’s usual payment mechanism is broken, what happens next to ensure that customer remains happy and loyal? more »