Daily Archives: 10/08/2018

Moving Beyond Tokenization’s ‘Automagic’ Buzz

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By PYMNTSPosted on August 10, 2018 Beware complacency in anything, but especially in data security. Technology has a way of lulling people into a false sense of security, promising a “set it and forget it” process that can be dangerous. So it is with tokenization, said GEOBRIDGE CTO Jason Way in a recent edition of “Beyond the Buzzword” with PYMNTS’ Karen Webster. “The word

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Giving Rent Payments A Platform-Powered Overhaul

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By PYMNTS Posted on August 10, 2018 From giving sports and music fans a new way to buy tickets to the big game or sold out concert, to helping nonprofits raise more funds for their good cause, payment-powered online platforms have changed how payments are made today. When it comes to paying utility bills though, the use of paper checks endures, despite the frictions that plague

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Samsung Launches Galaxy Watch Priced Starting At $329.99

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By PYMNTS Posted on August 9, 2018 Samsung Electronics announced on Thursday (Aug. 9) the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Watch, a smartwatch aiming to take on Apple and the Apple Watch. In a press release, the South Korean electronics company said the watch comes equipped with a long-lasting battery, LTE connectivity and advanced wellness features and fitness tracking. The face has a rotating bezel and

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INVESTMENTS Flipkart Funds Paytm Rival In India

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By PYMNTSPosted on August 8, 2018 Flipkart, the India eCommerce player, has reportedly invested ₹452 crore ($66 million USD) into PhonePe, its payments unit. According to a report in DealStreetAsia, the investment comes as PhonePe is in expansion mode, and as it tries to take on Paytm, the digital payments company in India that has backing from SoftBank. Citing regulatory documents, PhonePe got the funds

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