Amazon launch Amazon One vein palm technology


Amazon has launched a new vein palm payment system, Amazon One, for physical shops which uses a simple, contactless wave of the hand.

Amazon launch Amazon One contactless vein palm technology – Should we use it?

The Amazon One scanner registers an image of the user’s palm, letting them pay by hovering their hand in mid-air for less than a second. The product will be trialled at two of Amazon’s physical stores in Seattle.

But the company said it is “in active discussions with several potential customers” about rolling it out to other shops in the future.

“In most retail

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Hyperion X Analytics brings in new research head


Hyperion X Analytics, the analytics and advisory division of Hyperion Insurance Group, has announced the appointment of Julian Alovisi (pictured) as head of research. In this newly created position, Alovisi will report to David Flandro, managing director of Hyperion X Analytics.

Alovisi has more than 15 years of experience in the reinsurance broking sector. He joins Hyperion X Analytics from Guy Carpenter, where he served as head of research and publications.

“I am extremely excited to join the team at Hyperion X,” Alovisi said. “There is a gap in the market for non-periodical, relevant, impactful research. We will elevate insurance

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Gallagher impacted by cyberattack, servers disabled


“We promptly took all of our global systems offline as a precautionary measure, initiated response protocols, launched an investigation, engaged the services of external cybersecurity and forensics professionals, and implemented our business continuity plans to minimise disruption to our customers,” the company said in an 8-K filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Gallagher also gave assurances in its SEC filing that it has restarted – or is in the process of restarting – most of its business systems.

“Although we are in the early stages of assessing the incident, based on the information currently known, we do

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Stock futures open flat amid positive virus treatment data, debate looms


A pedestrian wearing a face mask looks at a smartphone while passing in front of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, on Monday, July 20, 2020.

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U.S. stock futures opened flat on Tuesday night after the release of coronavirus treatment data from Regeneron Pharmaceuticals while traders awaited the first presidential debate. 

Dow Jones Industrial Average futures were down just 39 points, or 0.1{3c4481f38fc19dde56b7b1f4329b509c88239ba5565146922180ec5012de023f}. S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 futures also slid 0.1{3c4481f38fc19dde56b7b1f4329b509c88239ba5565146922180ec5012de023f}.

After the closing bell, Regeneron said its REGN-COV2 drug reduced viral levels and improved symptoms in non-hospitalized coronavirus

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