Mastercard tests program that lets you pay with your photo

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Wednesday, July 1, 2015
In this Jan. 21, 2015 photo, a sign indicating MasterCard credit cards are accepted is posted at a New York business.
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Mastercard is going to test a new program letting you authorize online purchases by taking a photo of your face.

The program will begin in the fall, and Mastercard says it has partnered with every major smartphone maker.

The test program is part of a longterm plan to do away with passwords for online payments.