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Canadians Get Apple Pay

Canadians Get Apple Pay

Apple Pay has launched in Canada, just as promised – with support from American Express. The move comes as support for the service continues to expand in the US, where it was first launched last fall, with over 100 new card issuers climbing aboard. Right now, Amex card users are the only ones in Canada…

Amex, VASCO & Infineon Join FIDO Board

Amex, VASCO & Infineon Join FIDO Board

The FIDO Alliance has announced three important new appointments to its board of directors. Semiconductor maker Infineon, data security specialist VASCO, and American Express are all now on the 28-member board. For at least a couple of these new appointees, joining the board of directors would seem to have been a long time coming. Infineon…

American Express Developing Facial Recognition

American Express Developing Facial Recognition

American Express is developing facial recognition technology for use in its products and services, according to a Wall Street Journal article by Kim S. Nash. The company hasn’t yet finalized any specific applications of the technology, but it’s far enough along that it’s being presented to senior managers – and, of course, discussed with the…