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Mozido to make use of mobile commerce and security products from MasterCard

Mozido to make use of mobile commerce and security products from MasterCard

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Mozido forms partnership with MasterCard to improve its mobile platform Mozido, a company that provides financial and marketing services focused on the mobile sector, has announced that it has partnered with MasterCard. Through this partnership, Mozido will be incorporating the mobile payments and security products that MasterCard had to offer. These products will be bundled into the services that Mozido provides, increasing its value to its clients and helping the company establish … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Commerce, Mobile Commerce Security, Mobile Marketing, Mobile Payments

Mobile security partnership formed between BlackBerry and Samsung

Mobile security partnership formed between BlackBerry and Samsung

Technology news headlines are buzzing as the two rivals have come together in this effort. It has now been confirmed that BlackBerry Ltd. has entered into a partnership with its rival handset maker, Samsung Electronics Co. in order to be able to work together to bring the increased mobile security technology to the Android operating system. BlackBerry may still be struggling, but it continues to be recognized for the high levels of security it provides. Beginning in 2015, … Read entire article »

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Mobile payments test to begin by RBC and MasterCard with heartbeat security

Mobile payments test to begin by RBC and MasterCard with heartbeat security

These giants are trying out identity verification through the use of Bionym wearable technology. The Royal Bank of Canada and MasterCard Inc. are working together with a Canadian startup called Bionym, which has created a wearable technology device called Nymi, and that will now be used in a pilot program to add security to the mobile payments service. The Nymi wearables are a wristband designed to verify the user’s identity through his or her heartbeat. The goal is … Read entire article »

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Samsung mobile devices receive NSA approval

Samsung mobile devices receive NSA approval

A number of the company’s gadgets, such as the Galaxy Note 4 can now have classified info clearance. This week, Samsung Electronics Co. announced that some of its mobile devices have received the approval of the U.S. National Security Agency, which has stated that these gadgets can be used by government officials that need to use them to transport classified information. This is very good news for the device maker that has been struggling to keep up … Read entire article »

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Payment security to be improved as US adopts EMV standards

Payment security to be improved as US adopts EMV standards

Executive order calls for the adoption of EMV Late last week, President Obama signed an executive order that will speed up the adoption of EMV-standard payment cards in the United States. EMV is an acronym referring to security and payment standards introduced by Europay, MasterCard, and Visa. These standards involve the use of microchips used for payment cards rather than the traditional magnetic strips. EMV standards are considered by financial organizations to allow for more secure … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Commerce, Mobile Commerce Security, Mobile Payments, Technology News

Mobile security partnership opens between AVG and Sony

Mobile security partnership opens between AVG and Sony

This recent three year deal will mean that the company will be Sony’s exclusive protection provider. AVG Technologies, the online and mobile security software vendor, has now been awarded a three year contract that will allow the company to become the exclusive provider of security for smartphones and tablets that are made by Sony. As a part of this new partnership, the AntiVirus Pro from AVG will be preinstalled on the Xperia Z3 range. One component of this … Read entire article »

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4 Tips for a Successful Mobile Commerce Strategy

4 Tips for a Successful Mobile Commerce Strategy

When it comes to mobile commerce, seemingly everyone wants to get into the market. Retailers, small and large, are taking steps to break into the digital commerce field, but some of them are falling into traps that exist therein. These traps are not malicious in nature, of course, as they are often the results of simple mistakes that businesses make when they try to enter into a new field. There are some ways businesses can … Read entire article »

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Wearable technology health tracking may come at a cost to privacy

Wearable technology health tracking may come at a cost to privacy

While smartwatches, wristbands, and other wearables assist in monitoring our fitness, security is an issue. Along with the unveiling of the Apple Watch has come a massive influx of interest in wearable technology, which was a category that had been struggling to truly draw the attention of consumers as a whole, until that point. However, as much as these gadgets could assist in tracking for health care purposes, they are not perfect. The Apple Watch, for example, is … Read entire article »

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