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NatWest piloting biometric card payments with 200 customers

The bank said it is piloting biometric fingerprint technology with 200 customers, potentially signalling the end of Chip & Pin NatWest customers will be able to verify card payments using the touch of a finger in a trial taking place in the coming weeks. The bank said it is piloting a “cutting edge” biometric fingerprint bank… Read More


Most traditional financial firms to be irrelevant by 2030

Digitalization will make 80 percent of traditional banks and financial services firms irrelevant by 2030, according to a new Gartner report  Digital transformation is well underway and is being heralded as an opportunity and necessity for firms in all industries to maintain a competitive edge. But Gartner says heritage firms in the financial sector are… Read More


CommBank Australia customers affected by data centre outage

Customers of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia have encountered widespread difficulties with bank cards, mobile and online banking for over 24 hours. The issues are due to a data center failure, according to a statement from the bank. Customers were reportedly locked out of online and mobile banking accounts starting in the early morning on… Read More


Meeting modern demands in banking

How has the online banking sector changed in recent years and what are the trends and benefits experienced by customers? Lloyds Banking Group’s Jehangir Byramji discusses these notable aspects with John Bensalhia “No industry stands still: yet in recent years there has been an acceleration of change in financial services, including banking and insurance.” Jehangir… Read More


TSB to roll out iris scan biometric authentication

TSB will become the first bank in Europe to implement iris scanning authentication from a mobile device when it rolls out the new technology in September 2017. TSB banking customers with a Samsung Galaxy 8 will be able to register their irises using the Samsung device and log into accounts simply by looking into the… Read More



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