FILE - In this Feb. 23, 1945, file photo, U.S. Marines of the 28th Regiment, 5th Division, raise a U.S. flag atop Mount Suribachi, Iwo Jima. Two Gastonia, N.C., men, Joseph Tedder, 90, and Mack Drake, 89, fought alongside more than 70,000 Marines, sailors and airmen on Iwo Jima, a tiny 8-square mile speck of volcanic rock and sand midway between Guam and Tokyo, during the closing months of World War II. (AP Photo/Joe Rosenthal, File)

Today in History – Feb. 23

In 1945, during World War II, U.S. Marines on Iwo Jima captured Mount Suribachi, where they raised a pair of American flags.

MasterCard announced it is launching new mobile technologies that will allow customers to authenticate their online purchases using selfies or fingerprints. (Provided Photo/Shutterstock/CNNMoney)

MasterCard launching selfie payments

The technology will be rolled out by big banks in the U.S., Canada, the U.K. and some European countries over the next few months.