Mobile Minutes: NBA sued over DFS; Deutsche Bank goes password free; Star Wars on Google; Samsung Pay expands
NBA, sports investment groups among those sued over DFS
The legal chaos that imperils the daily fantasy sports industry now officially threatens the professional sports leagues, media companies and financial institutions that have become partners with the two leading DFS companies, DraftKings and FanDuel.
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Deutsche Bank tests password-free mobile security
Deutsche Bank is experimenting with new antifraud technology that uses the way you handle and hold your phone to work out if you are really you. The bank hopes the system will free customers from passwords and allow it to lift limits on mobile transactions.
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Star Wars fan? Google has apps for that
Just in case you missed the Death Star-sized marketing push for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Disney and Lucasfilm have joined forces with Google to create a Star Wars theme for Google apps including Google Maps, Gmail, search and YouTube.
Read more on USA Today
Samsung Pay now works with Chase Bank
Samsung Pay just picked up support from Chase Bank, one of the more important banks the service needs in its push to work with all debit cards. Samsung Pay’s differentiating feature is MST, which allows supported phones to send payment information to magnetic swipe terminals without the need for NFC — though it works with that, too.
Read more on The Verge