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Samsung Pay Scores Eight More Payment Card Issuers

Samsung Pay Scores Eight More Payment Card Issuers

Samsung Pay now has the support of eight more payment card issuers, Samsung has announced. Its newest MasterCard issuers include Randolph-Brooks Federal Credit Union, Citizens Equity First Credit Union, State Employees’ Credit Union, Security Service Federal Credit Union, Virginia Credit Union, and SunTrust. It also has a new Visa backer in Navy Federal Credit Union. But it’s perhaps the support of Chase—whose…

News Roundup: A Week Of Major Innovation

News Roundup: A Week Of Major Innovation

Last week at FindBiometrics, Financial Biometrics Month continued in the featured articles section while major news about the FIDO Alliance, Apple Pay and upgraded products made up the top stories. Here is a look back on the week that was: Financial Biometrics Month As Financial Biometrics Month continued through week three of November, we took…

Report: More mPayments for the Holidays

Report: More mPayments for the Holidays

This holiday season will see significantly more mPayment purchases, according to a new report from INSIDE Secure Research. The digital security solutions firm has conducted a survey of 1,217 American consumers, and found that of those respondents who had not made mobile purchases last year, 17 percent said they were planning to do so for their…

China to See Samsung Pay Launch in Early 2016

China to See Samsung Pay Launch in Early 2016

Samsung is preparing to launch its mPayment service in China, according to new reports. While no official announcement has been made, word is spreading that Samsung Pay is expected to see its China debut in Q1 of 2016. It isn’t yet clear how that is going to work, given that China’s domestic market features tough…

Biometric Transactions to Reach Five Billion by 2019: Report

Biometric Transactions to Reach Five Billion by 2019: Report

The rise of mPayment platforms is going to dramatically increase the number of transactions based on biometric authentication over the next few years. According to a new report from Juniper Research, transactions authenticated via biometrics will rise from a little less than 130 million this year to five billion by 2019. While only Apple Pay…

Samsung Pay Now Available on Verizon

Samsung Pay Now Available on Verizon

Samsung has made it official: Its mPayment platform, Samsung Pay, is now available on Verizon. Signs had already been appearing in the form of software updates for some Verizon customers over the last few days, but a lack of any official confirmation left consumers and analysts to speculate. The major US telecom had been a…

Samsung Pay Safe Despite LoopPay Hack

Samsung Pay Safe Despite LoopPay Hack

Samsung is insisting that its LoopPay technology is safe and secure in the wake of revelations that its namesake developer faced an IT breach from a China-based hacker group. LoopPay’s technology provides the basis for the Samsung Pay mPayment system. This past spring, Massachusetts-based LoopPay’s corporate network was hacked by the Codoso Group (also known…

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