Mastercard launches tech that lets you pay with your face or hand in stores

Mastercard launches tech that lets you pay with your face or hand in stores

May 17, 2022 Zonia Catt 0

Mastercard’s biometric checkout technology lets users pay by scanning their face or palm.MastercardMastercard is piloting new technology that lets shoppers make payments with just their face or hand at the checkout point.The company on Tuesday launched a program for retailers to offer biometric payment methods, like facial recognition and fingerprint scanning. At checkout, users will…

Emirates Airline, stung by soaring fuel prices, posts $1.1 billion dollar loss

Emirates Airline, stung by soaring fuel prices, posts $1.1 billion dollar loss

May 16, 2022 Buffy Mote 0

Aircraft operated by Emirates, at Dubai International Airport in the United Arab Emirates.Christopher Pike | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesDUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Dubai’s Emirates Airline narrowed its losses to $1.1 billion in the year to March, even as soaring jet fuel costs threaten to overshadow a recovery in travel demand. The world’s largest long haul carrier said revenue jumped 91% to $16.1 billion dollars,…