Windows Vista to feature electronic payments standard

Posted on Sunday, Jul 16 2006 @ 15:15 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Remember the days when "e-business" and "e-commerce" were the hot buzzwords on everyone's lips? Well, those days are back in force, and are now backed by powerful financial institutions such as IP Commerce, the IP Payments Framework, Chase Bank, PayPal, and CIT Group. These groups, among others, have joined in a consortium to standardize on the new Payments as a Secure Service (PASS) framework, which will be available to small businesses with the release of Windows Vista.

Read more over at ARS Technica.


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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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