Amazon Is Developing Hand-Scanning Technology…And Other Small Business Tech News

Here are five things in technology that happened this past week and how they affect your business. Did you miss them?

1 — Amazon is reportedly developing hand-scanning technology.

The Wall Street Journal reported this past week that Inc. is developing point of sale technology that would allow customers to have their hands scanned in order to make a payment. Using the hand-scanning technology, customers would no longer need to hand over an actual card in order to pay for their merchandise purchased at brick-and-mortar locations. With the developing technology, users would be able to link their handprint to a card prior to use. Amazon is collaborating with Visa Inc. as well as Mastercard Inc. regarding the terminals. (Source: Silicon Angle)

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