RBS to test biometric fingerprint bank cards to replace PINs

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Only 200 customers will be involved in the first phase of the fingerprint-card trial

The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is to trial biometric fingerprint bank cards to enable customers to complete purchases using just their fingerprints.  The cards will be equipped with the user's...

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