Internet of things

November 12, 2019 10:56 AM
Nok Nok Labs and Apple are separately trying to improve authentication techniques as smartwatch payment options stack up.
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November 7, 2019 12:04 PM
Mastercard has formed a strategic partnership with Tappy Technologies, a Hong Kong-based internet of things firm, to develop designer branded contactless payments-enabled wearables, starting with Timex.
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November 6, 2019 12:01 AM
A cloud of biometric authentication is what will transport us to our own, even better version of the real-time payment-enabled future, says Enacomm's Michael Boukadakis.
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October 28, 2019 2:19 PM
A few weeks after debuting voice-supported recurring bill payments in India, Amazon is extending a similar feature to most of its markets.
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October 25, 2019 10:11 AM
The card networks’ new buy button, called "click to pay," is merely a stepping stone to providing a foundation for pervasive, invisible payments.
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October 23, 2019 12:01 AM
Retail technology provider Standard Cognition is putting its quick-rising valuation to work to stockpile tools as the checkout-free market enters a more competitive phase.
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September 27, 2019 12:01 AM
Checkout-free tech has only just left the gate, but has tons of promise as a way to shed lines and collect data — just the mix that sports facilities are looking for.
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The world’s biggest restaurant company is buying startup Apprente Inc., a developer of voice-recognition technology for use in the restaurant industry, to help speed up lines. The idea is to eventually have a machine, instead of a person, on the other side of the intercom to relay orders to kitchen staff.
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August 7, 2019 9:31 AM
Virtual assistants are being brought forward into a variety of other internet-of-things devices such as automobiles and appliances, with the goal of finding new moments where consumers are willing to spend money — sometimes guided by machine learning.
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July 18, 2019 11:06 AM
The developer of the internet-connected card Dynamics Inc. will use Sprint’s Curiosity internet-of-things service to power the over-the-air device management and intelligent data capabilities of its Wallet Card.
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