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Amazon begins large-scale rollout of palm print-based payments

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Amazon begins large-scale rollout of palm print-based payments

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The technology has drawn scrutiny from privacy activists and politicians.

It then made its way to several Whole Foods locations in the Seattle area.(Amazon has owned the Whole Foods grocery chain since 2017.

Amazon initially added the technology in its Amazon Go stores and the now-shuttered Amazon Books retail locations.


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Author / Journalist: Samuel Axon

Category: Technology

Topics: Amazon Whole foods Tech Amazon Pay Palm print Amazon One Biometrics

Source Website Secure: Yes (HTTPS)

Sentiment: Neutral

Fact Checked: Legitimate

Article Type: News Report

News Source URL: arstechnica.com

Readership Location: United States

Published Date: 2022-08-10, 20:14:35

News Timezone: GMT -5:00

Language: English

Original Article Length: 154 words

Reading Duration: 1 minutes read

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News ID: 1533014

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