New Amazon payment system will use shoppers’ hands as IDs

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The online marketplace giant is taking more steps toward a unique biometric development. A new Amazon payment system is in development and could one day be used to ID customers based on their hands. This security feature is meant to help verify an individual’s identity without having to touch the person. Unlike fingerprint scans that are commonly used to unlock secured smartphones, no contact is needed. The Amazon payment system is one of the latest steps made by the online retail giant’s engineers. The technology’s development was made public through…

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Amazon mobile payments system to roll out in Mexico

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The new mobile payments system will allow Amazon customers to pay via QR code. The e-Commerce giant is working with Mexico’s government-backed central bank on an Amazon mobile payments system. The system will reportedly enable customers to pay for goods using their smartphone to scan a quick response (QR) code. The new payments program is called CoDi. The Amazon mobile payments system is known as CoDi and it will be the first time that Amazon has offered this type of scanning tech in Mexico. The hope is that by introducing…

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Amazon puts an end to its own mobile payments project

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Amazon Wallet has been cancelled due to poor reviews and performance Amazon has put an end to testing its own mobile payments service, which was called Amazon Wallet. The company had seen promise in the mobile commerce space and had wanted to offer its own payment platform in order to compete with others that had done the same. Unfortunately, Amazon Wallet received relatively poor reviews among its test audience, leading Amazon to put an end to the project and focus its attention elsewhere. Wallet aimed to store loyalty information for…

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Amazon dumps its mobile payments Wallet app

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The massive online marketplace has decided that it won’t be continuing with the service it launched last summer. After only six months, Amazon has decided that it has had enough of its Wallet app and has kicked its mobile payments service to the curb, representing the end of its first attempt to take its first small steps into this arena. The mobile wallet app is now being taken down from both the Amazon and the Google Play app stores. While existing users will still be able to use the mobile…

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Mobile payments could be Amazon’s next big step

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A new solution may be introduced by the internet retailer according to recent filings made by the company. Though nothing official has been announced just yet, the mobile payments industry believes that Amazon is preparing to release its own platform that will offer a solution similar to GoPayment, PayAnywhere, or Square. This assumption has been made based on recent official filings that have been made by Amazon. The filing that has drawn the attention of the mobile payments world to Amazon was made with the United States Patent and Trademark…

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