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New Russian ATMs Can Spot Liars

System will eliminate need to interact with a person to get a credit card

(Newser) - Russia’s state-owned Sberbank is about to roll out ATMs with such ridiculously strong security features that customers will be able to get a new credit card without actually speaking to a human. The machines will have the ability to read fingerprints, scan passports, and take 3D images of a... More »

GM Won't Sell Opel After All

European operations won't go to Canadian outfit

(Newser) - General Motors backed out today on a deal to sell Opel, its European arm, to a Canadian parts supplier and its Russian banking partners. The GM board’s move reflects an uptick in the auto business, the Financial Times reports, and will also be a blow to the German government,... More »

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