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Smart Insights Reports

Smart Insights Reports

Smart Insights Reports provide expert analysis on the secure transaction industry. Smart Insights Reports are off-the-shelf research reports providing key facts and figures as well as strategic insights about a technology, a geographical area or a major issue in the secure transaction industry.

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Smart Insights Weekly

Smart Insights Weekly

Smart Insights Weekly delivers permanently updated information to give our subscribers the most complete and comprehensive information for them to make the best business decisions. Every week Smart Insights Weekly brings up to date information about the secure transactions industry. 

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White Papers

White Papers

Smart Insights White Papers bring a synthetic view about a given subject, region, or market segment. A Smart Insights White Paper is a conveniently compact abstract giving its readers thorough understanding of a given topic. 

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Secure Transactions News

Softcard for sale, Google among leading candidates

After having recently announced a layoff plan (cf. Smart Insights Weekly #15-04), Softcard is now considered for sale by its co-owners mobile network operators AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile.

 

Several potential buyers are identified including PayPal, Microsoft and Google, according to analysts. Another option could be the break of the joint venture, and the continuation of the activity under one of the MNOs.

Oberthur Technologies to supply Bangladeshi national ID cards

Bangladeshi officials have said the country will start issuing national identity cards (NIDs) in March 26th, 2015 following the signing of a US$ 102 million (EUR 91 million) contract with French firm Oberthur Technologies (OT) (cf. Smart Insights Weekly #15-03). Some 90 million voters will get the card by June 2016.

 

Smart NIDs will come with 25 security features and eight others that meet international standards. 

Our news

Smart Insights publishes a new White Paper “The smart world behind the UAE”

Intelling, a consultancy specializing in secure transactions, is publishing a new Smart Insights White Paper in partnership with CARTES SECURE CONNEXIONS titled “The smart world behind the UAE,” to bring to its readers a synthesis on this extremely dynamic market.