UNHCR, Accenture Study Finds Internet, Mobile Connectivity a Lifeline for Refugees

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GENEVA and ARLINGTON, Va., September 16, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Refugees view access to a mobile phone and internet as being critical to their safety and security and essential for keeping in touch with loved ones. Many refugees regard a connected device as being as vital to them as food, water or shelter, according to a new report from UNHCR- the UN Refugee Agency- and Accenture (NYSE: ACN).

Security Concerns Drive Tech Innovation in the Financial Sector - The Minute

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Tech innovation that focuses on security as its top priority is changing practices in the financial sector. By the end of 2015, six of the largest 19 banks in the U.S. will have enabled biometrics for mobile banking, according to research and consulting firm Aite Group. J.P. Morgan Chase is now using Touch ID authentication for its mobile app, and so is USAA, which also offers facial and voice recognition features for its authentication procedures.

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