Archive for July, 2019

Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) is a scant three months away. Will the EU be ready?

July 15, 2019

Chances are it won’t come as much of a shock that the middle of September is about nine weeks away. Most years, that’s the usual interval between the middle of July and the middle of September. But this year, something promises to make the middle of September a little different: On the 14th, Strong Customer [...]

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Whatever happened to …

July 8, 2019

Now and then comes an innovation poised to change the world. But then years pass, and suddenly someone says, “Whatever happened to …” That’s when we realize that, contrary to expectation, no one really wanted Crystal Pepsi, a Segway, an Apple Newton (the handheld device), an Apple Newton (the cookie), or Chippy after all. Marketing [...]

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Facebook Bank,
& Trust Issues

July 1, 2019

By the time my youngest is old enough to ask me what a bank is, you can bet I won’t have a concise answer. Were I to give it a stab right now, it might go something like this: “That toy pig on your shelf, the one with a cork in its belly, that’s a [...]

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