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Is Facial-Recognition Technology Hurting Apple Pay?

Adoption and usage rates for the mobile wallets from Apple Inc., Alphabet Inc. (Google), and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. have been far from stellar, but now evidence is emerging that Apple’s decision a year ago to ditch fingerprint identification on its newest smart phones in favor of facial-recognition technology could …

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Report: PayPal Likely To Deflect New Competition From a Browser-Based Apple Pay

PayPal Holdings Inc.’s shares took a hit last week when a media report said Apple Inc. plans to launch a mobile-browser version of its Apple Pay service, potentially making Apple Pay a stronger competitor to the online and mobile-payments leader. But a payments analyst says any new competition from Apple …

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Apple Pay May Be Coming to M-Commerce Sites and other Digital Transactions News briefs

• Starbucks Corp. said JPMorgan Chase & Co. by year’s end will issue a Visa-branded Starbucks reloadable prepaid card that will allow cardholders to earn Starbucks “stars,” or loyalty points, for purchases just about anywhere Visa is accepted; the new card is an extension of Starbucks’ relationship with JPMorgan Chase’s …

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Pamela Joseph Named TSYS President and other Digital Transactions News briefs

• The nation’s movement toward faster payments took a step forward with Early Warning LLC’s announcement that it is now processing real-time peer-to-peer payments for Bank of America Corp. and U.S. Bancorp. Customers of these banks can send payments via mobile or online banking apps to other customers of either …

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COMMENTARY: Make No Mistake, Apple Pay Is the Great Enabler of Mobile Payments

By Nate Stewart. Zing Apple Inc. has finally entered the mobile-payments game, and yes, it’s a big deal. The reaction, though, has been veering toward the negative aspects of Apple’s move and how it could hurt different industry players. The reality is quite the opposite. Apple has just become the …

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