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Black Friday – were online retailers fully prepared this year?

This year £810m was spent on British Black Friday as UK Christmas bargain hunters placed 404,835 orders online[1]. Across the globe, Cyber Monday sales jumped 17% from last year, totalling nearly $2.04 billion, the heaviest online spending day in history and the first day ever to surpass $2bn in sales,[2] according to ComScore. But were … Click to continue…

Industry News: The Technology of Financial Inclusion in Africa

With close to 80% of African families still without access to a conventional banking system, there is much work to be done to get basic financial services into the hands of the 1.1bn people that inhabit the world’s second most populous continent. Of that number, around 90 million people have household incomes exceeding $5,000, meaning … Click to continue…

Money 2020

Last week saw the biggest trade show for the payments and financial industry take Las Vegas by storm at the Aria hotel. Here at Jumio we have been partnering with Money 2020 since its inception and after the first two brilliant years we are pleased to report that year three was also a great success … Click to continue…

Money 2020

Businesses Engaging in Social Media a Hot Bed for Identity Theft

Everyday businesses use social media as a means to promote themselves directly to customers. And while social media has created no-cost marketing opportunities is has also created risks, such as identify theft and possible data breaches. Social media provides a multitude of positive opportunities, including increased business and customer connections as well as a key … Click to continue…

Jumio Launches BAM Checkout to Further Streamline Mobile Transactions

Despite a steady stream of new apps vying for consumer attention and numbers predicting the highest mobile holiday shopping season to date, shopping cart abandonment is a problem that continues to plague etailers, with rates of checkout abandonment on the rise. Today, Jumio introduces BAM Checkout, a new, all-in-one credit card and identification scanning technology … Click to continue…