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March 5, 2015
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Fraudsters exploit weak bank security process to add fake cards on Apple Pay

Fraud accounts for six per cent of Apple Pay transactions, which is much higher than the 0.1 per cent rate for card swipe transactions. The problem seems to be less with Apple’s security system than with individual banks’ processes for verifying credit cards for the system. Digital Trends reports. >> Read full article

Opinion: 'Leanwashing' used to drive junk-food sales

An international team of university researchers, including from Simon Fraser in Vancouver, coined the term 'leanwashing' last year. It was in response to a trend in advertising that links eating junk food with increasing physical activity, writes CBC News columnist Bruce Chambers. >> Read full article

Coin Acceptors Canada releases Flash-certified system

Coin Acceptors Canada has launched a fully certified Interac Flash, Visa PayWave and MasterCard PayPass system. >> Read full article

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Decline in coffee consumption reflects shifting habits: NPD

Canadians consume 2.1 billion servings of coffee annually, but changing preferences and the popularity of in-home brewing devices have led to a decline in out-of-home consumption, according to The NPD Group. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

Anuga FoodTech

March 24-27, 2015
Location: Cologne, Germany >> More Info

NAMA OneShow

April 22-24, 2015
Location: Las Vegas, Nev. >> More Info

Sweets & Snacks Expo

May 19-21, 2015
Location: McCormick Place, Chicago, Ill., >> More Info