Tag Archives: biometrics

Faster payments: Everyone’s trying to speed checkout

Kelly Dilworth

If you’re still complaining about how long it takes you to jam your card into a payment terminal and wait for it to beep, your laments about slow credit card payments have been heard. Consumers’ frustrations with payments that take…
Read More

Skip the cash advance — and other weekly card news

Taylor Tompkins

This week’s (un)lucky number is: 23.68 That’s the average percent of interest you’ll pay if you get a cash advance from your credit card. If you need cash quick, getting a cash advance is better than selling your kidney on…
Read More

Biometric scanner lets you pay bar tab by giving the finger

Jay MacDonald

Should a new biometric scanner making its debut next month at a London nightclub catch on, you may one day be able to pay your bartender by giving them the finger. No, not that finger, Einstein; your index finger! What…
Read More

Usernames and passwords, don’t slow me down!

Kimberley Carmona

Like most people my age, I use my mobile phone for everything. I use my phone to connect with people, check the weather and order groceries. I also track how much I have in my bank account using my mobile bank app. I…
Read More

MasterCard to debut ‘selfie’ payment verification

Kelly Dilworth

Forget fumbling with a password to secure an online payment. MasterCard is launching a simpler way for you to secure and verify your purchases – no memorization required. All you have to do is snap a quick selfie with your…
Read More