21 December 2014

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US community banks are calling for a crackdown on merchant security protocols after reissuing nearly 7.5 million credit and debit cards at a total cost of more than $90 million as a result of the Home Depot data breach.

Founded by self-proclaimed bitcoin enthusiast, Darwin Ramon, the startup, YesToBitcoins.com now allows users to settle payments on all Canadian credit cards.

VBTC Vietnam and Coinarch have launched VBTC plus, Vietnam’s first bitcoin leverage trading platform.

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Himalayan Bank enhances card issuing

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Himalayan Bank, a private sector bank in Nepal, has implemented Cryptomathic’s data preparation system, CardInk and OMA Emirates’ personalisation software, NanoPerso, into its production environment to improve issuance across its entire debit and credit card portfolio.

Forget chip and PIN, Dutch researchers claim to have harnessed the power of quantum mechanics in a way that could be used to make card fraud a thing of the past.

Consumers trust banks far more than they do companies like Google, Apple and Amazon to protect their card details and personal financial information, according to research by Bizrate Insights.

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