Amazon expands its ‘pay-by-palm’ Amazon One service to New York

Amazon.com Inc. said Monday that it has added Amazon One, the company’s contactless technology that allows customers to pay with a wave of the palm of their hand, to a New York City Amazon Go location. Amazon One technology is already available in more than a dozen locations in Seattle. Amazon One users don’t need to be Prime members, though a Prime membership can be linked to the account. Customers who aren’t Prime members can create an account with a mobile phone number and a credit card. Amazon is adding the technology to a number of new locations across Seattle and Washington state as well. Amazon stock is up 1.1% for the year to date while the S&P 500 index has gained 12.7% for the period.

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