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Mastercard unveils next generation biometric card in South Africa

Mastercard has unveiled its next generation biometric card, combining chip technology with fingerprints to conveniently and safely identify cardholders for in-store purchases. South Africa is the first market to test the evolved technology, with two separate trails recently concluded with Pick n Pay, a leading supermarket retailer, and Absa Bank, a subsidiary of Barclays Africa. The new [...]

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