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From pictures to passwords: the rise of emoji authentication

15 July 2016 - Kevin Dallas, Chief Product Officer, Worldpay
How often have you tried and failed to log into your account on a website you weren’t even sure you’d signed up to, only to have to go through the arduous process of resetting your password? 

This week’s eCommerce News - Travel & Airlines Special

17 June 2016 - Gareth Goodridge, Digital Marketing Director, Worldpay
As we fast approach the main vacation period, this week’s social summary focuses on travel. There has been some really interesting news in this sector over the past week. Here’s our pick of the best.
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Top eCommerce news from the week

10 June 2016 - Gareth Goodridge, Digital Marketing Director, Worldpay
It’s been a busy week in the world of eCommerce. To help you keep on top of things, we’ve summarised the top stories we’ve shared via our social. We’d love to hear what you think about these – and any other stories you’ve seen this week – so please comment below.
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Why you shouldn't ignore cross-border eCommerce

20 May 2016 - Gareth Goodridge, Digital Marketing Director, Worldpay
In 1955 - the average distance we travelled to shop (including browsing) was 15.6 miles. By 2015 - this had jumped to over 6,200 miles (when you convert online activity into physical distance).
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Brand new standards for creating, using and sharing banking data

29 April 2016 - Jonathan Vokes, Lead Innovation Architect, Worldpay
What’s it all about? The Data Sharing and Open Data for Banks initiative is sponsored by HM Treasury and has gathered together a group of experts from banks, start-ups and other interested parties, like Worldpay, to try and work out how to develop a new common standard for allowing access to personal bank accounts.
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FIDO Meets the Point of Sale

14 March 2016
Worldpay’s Innovation team has had its first encounter with FIDO. FIDO is here to make our lives easier and we worked alongside Samsung SDS to find out how.
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From high street to high traffic

10 March 2016 - Terry Hunter, UK Managing Director at Astound Commerce
Shopper behaviour has changed. Today’s consumers are looking to get their retail fix in ways most convenient to them. They’re demanding greater choice from their shopping experiences and the channels they use, and have grown to expect a number of different options for the selection, payment, and delivery of goods in the interest of making their lives easier.