Next year will open up a world of mobile security issues

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Mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones have become the primary form of technology among Americans, and it will become even more important in the years to come. It has been forecasted by analysts in the industry that by the year 2015, there will be over 1 billion mobile device shipments, well beyond what PC shipments can ever hope to achieve. While this does offer a great deal of potential for individuals to benefit, it doesn’t come without a significant level of risk. Naturally, the increased availability and use of…

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MasterCard and Intel partner together for online and mobile payment transactions

Mobile Payment Industry

MasterCard and Intel have announced a new collaborations where they will work together to improve the overall online shopping experience through the payment process and better security. This partnership will last several years and will bring together the expertise that MasterCard has in commerce and payment processing with the chip-based security strength of Intel. The concept of this collaboration is to make the checkout process much safer and easier for both online merchants and their customers who use the latest PCs such as thin laptops called Ultrabooks (for example, the…

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