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  • South Africa Hosts Trials For Mastercard’s First Fingerprint Credit Card

    Mastercard's first fingerprint credit card By Dana Sanchez, 9:40 pm

    Mastercard hopes to roll out fingerprint payment cards globally by the end of 2017. South Africans’ willingness to try new technology and their familiarity with using biometrics for identification made the country an ideal market to test the payment cards. They’ll work with any card terminal around the world that accepts embedded chip technology. In the U.S., embedded chips are increasingly popular. Regulations make merchants and financial institutions liable for breaches resulting from a lack of support for chip-and-pin cards. Some merchants won’t have to get new equipment to accept fingerprint-enabled cards.

  • Sanlam Namibia Progresses With Point Of Sales Service

    By Makula Dunbar, 5:30 pm

    In an effort to provide additional convenience to its clients, Sanlam Namibia Holdings officially began using a point of sales (PoS) system at its branches in Windhoek, Oshakati, Walvis Bay and Ondangwa and with its mobile van. Sanlam initiated an agreement with Bank Windhoek for the purpose of accepting and processing Visa/MasterCard transactions that will enable Visa/MasterCard payments from its clients.

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