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Jumio Launches Real-Time Verification Solution, Powered Exclusively by AI

“Jumio, the leading AI-powered trusted identity as a service provider, today announced the beta release of Jumio Go , the company’s first real-time, fully automated identity verification solution. It is designed to remove friction from the user onboarding process, while still fighting online identity fraud and meeting AML and KYC compliance mandates.”
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IDnow Pulls in $40M Growth Equity for Its Identity Verification Platform

“Identity Verification-as-a-Service (“IVAAS”?!) is a pretty tortuous phrase. But it’s now established as a key tech area for the tech industry as startups like Onfido, Jumio and others have proved with large funding raises in the last few years. Verifying ID is now also a key part of the gig economy. Joining them today is […]

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NatWest Begins Biometric Credit Card Pilot

“The UK’s NatWest bank has begun a three-month pilot of a biometric credit card that enables customers to make contactless transactions of up to £100 (US$123) instead of the usual maximum value of £30 (US$37). The biometric credit cards include a built-in fingerprint sensor that the cardholder uses to verify their identity when making a […]
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Pay With Your Face: 100m Chinese Switch From Smartphones

“In a country where mobile payments have spread by leaps and bounds in the past couple of years, some 1,000 convenience stores have already installed a facial payment system, and more than 100 million Chinese have registered to use the technology.   To receive the benefits, however, users need to first register their mug shots […]
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EMVCo Is Eyeing Some New Initiatives for 3-D Secure 2.0

“While much attention in the payments industry in recent months has focused on EMVCo’s Secure Remote Commerce (SRC) specification, another e-commerce spec from the standards body could be receiving some tweaks. These possible initiatives, which concern the 3-D Secure 2.0 standard, include a way of adding users’ travel data to help authenticate them, whitelisting known […]
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Colorado Driver’s Licenses Go Digital

“Colorado residents who download a special app can use their phones as a form of ID in places like bars, restaurants and banks, but it is up to the establishments to decide whether they accept the new format. Rolled out late last month, the technology that digitizes driver’s licenses or state IDs is part of […]
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On The Wires

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PULSE and FICO Deliver Debit Fraud Service Innovation to Financial Institutions

“PULSE, one of the nation’s leading debit/ATM networks, recently adopted the FICO® Falcon® Platform to deliver new fraud-detection services to its network of more than 4,100 debit issuers. Collaborating with FICO, PULSE deployed enhanced fraud-detection and blocking capabilities to its issuers with customized capabilities made possible by the power of the FICO Falcon Platform.”
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FICO Adds AI-Powered Authentication to Fight Fraud

“FICO (NYSE: FICO ), the leading provider of analytics and decision management technology, today announced that it is adding two new product families to its portfolio: FICO® Identity Proofing, which allows organizations to digitally onboard new customers without requiring in-person verification, and FICO® User Authentication, a comprehensive suite of capabilities including multifactor, biometric, and behavioral authentication. […]