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UK Fintech Judopay Partners with Mastercard to Accelerate Adoption of Touch-Free Payments

UK Fintech Judopay Partners with Mastercard to Accelerate Adoption of Touch-Free Payments

“UK-based payments platform Judopay has today announced a partnership with Mastercard to move towards a touch-free payments future.  Judopay was born out of frustration at clunky mobile checkouts, with the name coming from the Japanese sport Judo, translating to ‘the gentle way,’ in the hope of streamlining customer checkouts, which in turn increases sales and [...]

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Amazon One Lets You Pay with Your Palm

Amazon One Lets You Pay with Your Palm

“Amazon is unveiling its own palm recognition technology today that will be used initially to turn your hand into a personal credit card inside the company’s physical retail stores. Amazon One uses the palm of your hand to identify you, using a combination of surface-area details like lines and ridges, alongside vein patterns to create [...]

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While Momentum Builds for Real-Time Payments, Research Tags the U.S. Market As a Laggard

While Momentum Builds for Real-Time Payments, Research Tags the U.S. Market As a Laggard

“Real-time payments are gaining momentum in the United States, but research released Monday indicates the U.S. market remains a laggard. The total value of so-called instant payments will reach $18 trillion in 2025, but the U.S. share of that market will total just 8%, or $1.4 trillion, according to a forecast by Juniper Research.  The [...]

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