<h4><b>This is why you are getting so many emails about new privacy policies</b></h4> The Gene...
This is why you are getting so many emails about new privacy policies
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) deadline was on May 25, 2018, and all businesses must be in compliance by then.
The agreement was made back in 2016 to provide businesses enough time to prepare and make adjustments to its privacy policies.
In the wake of recent data privacy scandals, companies have been making significant updates to their privacy policies and how personal data is collected and used.
This is the reason why you have been receiving so many emails and app update notifications from companies saying they are updating its data privacy policies.
<h4><b>HID Global Scores Big with FIFA World Cup 2018</b></h4> HID Global announced that it ha...
HID Global Scores Big with FIFA World Cup 2018
HID Global announced that it has been appointed the “official ticket producer” for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
HID Global will deliver more than 3 million secure RFID tickets for the 64 matches of the 2018 World Cup, which will be held in 11 host cities of the Russian Federation from 14 June to 15 July 2018.
“HID Global is providing FIFA with a formidable defense against ticket fraud and simplifying the process of a fan’s picking a ticket and using it to tap and go into the stadium,” said Stefan Widing, President and CEO of HID Global.
<h4><b>Gemalto to supply new UK passport</b></h4> Gemalto has been awarded the contract to sup...
Gemalto to supply new UK passport
Gemalto has been awarded the contract to supply a new generation of UK passport. Issuance of the new UK electronic passport will commence in October 2019.
The new British passport will integrate for the first time a polycarbonate data page and include new security features developed by Gemalto. "The new blue-cover UK passport will be one of the most technically advanced passports in the world," said Gemalto.
Full press release: https://goo.gl/JYGhDS
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A short yet satisfying video by Wirecard
<h4><b>Mastercard announces the creation of "Accelerate"</b></h4> Accelerate is an initiative ...
Mastercard announces the creation of "Accelerate"
Accelerate is an initiative designed to support the ambitions of players in the FinTech sector through tailored support arrangements including access to insight, tools, technology and investment to support innovation.
Tools include dedicated Mastercard licensing specialists to support market expansion, in-market access to account expertise to fast track growth, and unparalleled ability to connect to comprehensive processing assets.
Find out more: https://goo.gl/38QNZt
<h4><b>McDonald's in the UK and Ireland to work with Ingenico for the next 5 years</b></h4> Mc...
McDonald's in the UK and Ireland to work with Ingenico for the next 5 years
McDonald’s, along with its franchisees, in the UK and Ireland has selected Ingenico Group to handle the growth in demand for cashless transactions.
“We believe that this payment solution is one of the most advanced in the retail sector and is a critical component to delivering excellent experience for our customers." - Jon Braithwaite, Director of IT, McDonald’s Restaurants Limited
<h4><b>GDPR can potentially get you fines up to 4% of global revenues or 20 million EUR</b></h4> ...
GDPR can potentially get you fines up to 4% of global revenues or 20 million EUR
Perhaps the most comprehensive data privacy standard to date, GDPR affects any organization that processes the personal data of EU citizens - regardless of where the organization is headquartered.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is designed to improve personal data protections and increase organizational accountability for data breaches.
Full article and assessment test: https://goo.gl/LYmEK8
<h4><b>Wirex payment card gives cashback in the form of Bitcoin</b></h4> Wirex introduced “Cry...
Wirex payment card gives cashback in the form of Bitcoin
Wirex introduced “Cryptoback” the world's first crypto-back offer exclusive to the Wirex Visa Payment Card.
Cryptoback rewards you when you use your Wirex payment card in-store. Every time you pay in-store by chip & pin or Tap&Go, you get 0.5% back in rewards. Instead of cashback, you get Crypto! (Bitcoin to be exact).
You have the choice of keeping the rewards in Bitcoin or you can even exchange them within the app into the currency of your choice – GBP, USD, EUR or Litecoin (LTC).
Full Article and App Download: https://goo.gl/tUk1oJ
<h4>Vincent Roux, Strategic Marketing Manager at Ingenico Labs, explains how connected screens, c...
Vincent Roux, Strategic Marketing Manager at Ingenico Labs, explains how connected screens, chatbots and instant apps are revolutionizing customer experience.
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<h4><b>[GIF Infographic] Visa: Rise of Contactless Payments around the Globe</b></h4> As the U...
[GIF Infographic] Visa: Rise of Contactless Payments around the Globe
As the U.S. prepares to accelerate adoption of this fast, simple and secure way to pay, we looked at its exponential growth globally.
By the end of 2018, Visa projects 50 percent of face-to-face transactions will occur at contactless-enabled merchant locations in the U.S.
A closer look: https://goo.gl/Fg6a5h
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A 2018 mobile app with a promotional video that looks like it's from the 90s ...
<h4><b>Verifone: Here's how merchants can enhance their payment experience</b></h4> 1. Get up ...
Verifone: Here's how merchants can enhance their payment experience
1. Get up close and personal
2. Make buying fun for Millennials
3. Connect shopping channels
4. Keep busting queues
5. Stay Safe
6. Use apps to interact and engage
7. Find out the latest innovations
Full article: https://goo.gl/xxkMzR
<h4><b>Four of the world's largest automakers want to bring the 'blockchain' to your car</b></h4>...
Four of the world's largest automakers want to bring the 'blockchain' to your car
Four of the world's largest automakers are part of a new group working to bring blockchain technology, which underpins bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, to your car.
BMW, Ford, Renault and General Motors are among the 30 companies in the Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative.
The group's mission is to speed up the adoption of blockchain, and make sure the industry is on the same page with use cases ranging from autonomous payments to ride-sharing.
Full article: https://goo.gl/Anh5Ks
MOBI site: https://goo.gl/D9kVqS
<h4><b>2018 Global Payment Summit Collaborates with PayNet Group</b></h4> PayNet Group is Mala...
2018 Global Payment Summit Collaborates with PayNet Group
PayNet Group is Malaysia’s premier payment system network and central infrastructure for financial markets.
In addition to hosting GPS-Asia 2018, the PayNet Group will also organise closed-door Think Tank meetings comprised of key global payment associations from Netherlands, Australia, Canada, India, and China, as a significant part of the programme.
Source and more about the event: https://goo.gl/aGWE5U
<h4><b>Mastercard Pioneers Remote Biometric Card Enrollment</b></h4> Mastercard unveiled a tec...
Mastercard Pioneers Remote Biometric Card Enrollment
Mastercard unveiled a technology advancement for its biometric cards. Now, consumers can skip the trip to a bank branch and simply register their fingerprint at home.
The new technology is a revolutionary battery-powered sleeve that lets people self-enroll their contact or contactless biometric card. Their fingerprint is scanned by the sensor on the card and an encrypted digital template is created and securely stored.
On the same day, IDEX also made a statement regarding their partnership with Mastercard in the development of this new solution.
<h4><b>SREDKey whitepaper: Bringing Security & Safety to Card Not Present Transactions</b></h4> ...
SREDKey whitepaper: Bringing Security & Safety to Card Not Present Transactions
Card Not Present transactions bring special challenges that are not easily met by traditional credit card readers and PIN pads.
The SREDKey™ keypad by ID TECH is a PCI-PTS certified Secure Reading and Exchange of Data (SRED) device that allows businesses to participate in phone and mail order transactions, and other Card Not Present scenarios.
See the contents of the whitepaper and request for a copy: https://goo.gl/NYkDVL
<h4><b>CARDSource: Design Ideas for Plastic Cards</b></h4> "Our extremely talented graphic des...
CARDSource: Design Ideas for Plastic Cards
"Our extremely talented graphic design team has been busy creating beautiful new Badges & Event Passes- we had to show them off. Our gallery continues to grow weekly, check it out!"
Gallery link: https://goo.gl/ixXrfj
<h4><b>"Younger consumers prefer to pay with debit cards"</b></h4> Spending on Visa debit card...
"Younger consumers prefer to pay with debit cards"
Spending on Visa debit cards continues to grow at a faster clip than on credit. Debit card spending jumped 16.3 percent in this year’s first three months; credit-card spending rose 13.7 percent.
Visa, the world’s largest payment network, generates more lucrative fees from credit-card use yet has a larger debit business than rival Mastercard Inc.
<h4><b>HID Global Wins Award for Best RFID Brand in China</b></h4> HID Global will be awarded ...
HID Global Wins Award for Best RFID Brand in China
HID Global will be awarded the IoT Star Award for Best International RFID Brand in China at the China International Internet of Things Exhibition (IOTE) in Suzhou.
Based on its influence in the industry, the award is often referred to as the IoT industry’s Oscar in China.
IOTE link: https://goo.gl/2rPPLs
<h4><b>Gemalto: Trends in Biometrics (An Interview with Biometrics Institute CEO Isabelle Moeller...
Gemalto: Trends in Biometrics (An Interview with Biometrics Institute CEO Isabelle Moeller)
Isabelle explains, sectors including banking and mobile commerce are demonstrating a real appetite for the benefits of biometrics. She also highlights that, in different parts of the world, different issues are coming into play.
Read more: https://goo.gl/Kg6b7o