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National Bank to pilot biometric payment cards in Kuwait

National Bank of Kuwait and Mastercard make GCC debut of pioneering biometric solutions — Zawya — “NBK customers will be the first in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region to experience Mastercard’s Identity Check online authentication solution, while a pilot program for an innovative biometric card with an embedded fingerprint sensor will be a first for the GCC.”


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MasterCard reports on ‘selfie pay’ popularity

MasterCard’s Identity Check service, which lets consumers authenticate payments by taking a picture of themselves using their smartphone, has “gone like wildfire in the trials that we’ve done in the Netherlands and the US”, Ann Cairns, the payments network’s president for international markets, has revealed during a keynote at Money20/20 Europe in Copenhagen... More





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