SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Green Hills, a one-store independent here, began converting its SmartShop targeted discount program last week from a biometric, finger-scan-based system to one that uses cards, said Lisa Piron, director of MIS. That change came after Pay By Touch, San Francisco, suspended support of biometric transactions as of just before midnight March 19. Solidus Networks, owner of Pay By Touch, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Dec. 14, 2007. Green Hills’ program also allowed ...

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