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Paying online set to become more complicated this fall

In the middle of September a new EU directive is set to come into force, which makes multiple or two-fold authentication compulsory for online retail payments. In real terms, this means that for credit card payments the card number, expiry date and security code will no longer suffice. The retailer will also need to carry out an additional security request to add a safety factor, as explained in...

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Product News

SMS from and to SAP – No Problem with Retarus

Retarus’ Enterprise SMS Service enables you to send short messages effortlessly from business applications such as SAP and receive the contents of incoming SMS directly in the business application. SMS provides unique benefits for engaging in dialog with customers, partners or employees. With an open and read rate of 98 percent, no other medium achieves greater acceptance. 90 Percent of all SMS...

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Global Smartphone Market in Decline for the First Time Ever

Since 2004 the market research and consulting firm Gartner has been recording worldwide sales of smartphones. Now, for the very first time, the figures reveal that there is no longer any growth. During the fourth quarter of 2017 Gartner are reporting that 408 million smartphones were indeed sold, but that was in fact 5.6 percent fewer than in the matching period a year earlier. Analyst Anshul...

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Security

Have you already changed your password today?

There are definitely some funny days on the calendar. February 1 has been declared “Change Your Password Day” by the Internet and so on this day every year it calls upon users to employ secure passwords and to change them regularly. If you are working at a company, you can probably only laugh at the suggestion – your IT department, through its guidelines, has doomed you into setting a new...

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Business Trends Product News

Is Transactional SMS integrated into your Business?

Most of us know SMS as a simple communication tool to send messages quickly. Nevertheless, SMS is more than just an easy way to chat with friends. Many businesses are relying on SMS to deliver creative and secure application-to-person (A2P) SMS, where an app issues messages to a mobile subscriber. This communication method allows companies to offer SMS to multiple customers or target a market at...

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