Welcome to Five at Five, your late look at the day’s payments and commerce news. Coverage includes a deeper look at Google’s high-cost headache in Europe, along with a story about Target embracing emojis. Microsoft has a new bounty program, Amazon keeps on keeping on in healthcare and PSD2 is providing new opportunity for criminals.
The EU has found that Google acted illegally in enticing handset makers to load those apps along with the free operating system. Google has said, perhaps not surprisingly, that it will appeal the decision.
Target launched the feature because it has found that buying produce is a pain point for consumers. When buyers search the full selection of a retailer’s items at self-checkout, they might inadvertently choose the incorrect item from a dropdown menu.
Microsoft announced on Tuesday (July 17) a new program in which it will pay hackers between $500 and $100,000 if they can break into its digital identity services.
MedPlus Health Services operates more than 1,500 pharmacies in India, and also operates lab testing centers and has a surgical equipment distribution unit.
How exactly fraud attacks and fraud prevention will change in the post-PSD2 world remains unclear, but change is certain, according to observers.