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İş Bank has introduced biological identity point of sale machines. İş bank credit card customers can now shop without entering their personal identification number. They simply need to touch a pos machine with their fingertip to shop easily and safely. It’s the first application of it’s kind all over the world.
Why it matters
With so many passwords and numbers to remember in our everyday lives, is the convenience and personal touch of biometrics a realistic alternative?
ING Direct has entered into a partnership with Yahoo to create a new content channel on finance. Accessible via the homepage, “Monnaie Time”, the channel delivers exclusive articles and solutions to common financial questions and concerns.
The Dutch insurance company Interpolis has opened an online prevention store. This store sells products such as fire safety sets, burglary alarms and other equipment that prevents possible disasters.