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Some news from the Secure Transactions Industry are here. A lot more are in Smart Insights Weekly.

Smart Insights publishes “AI to intensify IoT momentum” paper

Thursday 24 November 2016

Intelling is pleased to announce it publishes a new White Paper titled “Artificial Intelligence to intensify IoT momentum,” in partnership with Trustech (incorporating Cartes).

France plans to build a centralized biometric database

Thursday 17 November 2016

France plans to create a single, unified database holding the biometric data from the passports and identity cards of 60 million citizens.

Citi unveils global digital wallet: Citi Pay

Thursday 17 November 2016

Citibank announced the launch of Citi Pay, a new digital wallet that will provide Citi customers with a simple and fast option for online, in-app and in-store payment needs.

Linxens acquires Smartrac’s Secure ID & Transaction (SIT) division

Thursday 10 November 2016

Linxens, a leader in the design and manufacture of micro-connectors for smart cards, announced the acquisition of Smartrac's SIT (Secure ID & Transaction) division, a leader in the development and manufacture of RFID inlays and antennas. The deal is expected to complete by the end of the year.

GSMA certifies Gemalto’s IoT eSIM solutions

Thursday 10 November 2016

Gemalto has become one of the first suppliers to undergo the GSMA Security Accreditation Scheme (SAS) certification for Subscription Management (GSMA SAS-SM), thereby providing MNOs with exacting standards of protection for sensitive data in M2M and IoT applications.

Qualcomm to acquire NXP Semiconductors for US$ 47 billion

Thursday 3 November 2016

As rumored (cf. Smart Insights Weekly #16-41) mobile chip giant Qualcomm has decided to accelerate its diversification by dropping US$ 47 billion (EUR 43 billion) on Dutch chipmaker NXP Semiconductors.

Smart Insights’ experts to deliver presentations at Cashless Word

Thursday 3 November 2016

Smart Insights is proud to announce its experts have been appointed to deliver several presentations during Cashless World, a conference taking place next week on November 7-9, 2016, in Brussels, Belgium.

SecureKey raises CAD 27 million funding

Thursday 27 October 2016

SecureKey Technologies, a provider of identity and authentication solutions, announced that it has raised CAD 27 million (EUR 18.6 million) in growth capital to fund the commercial rollout of a privacy-enhancing digital identity network.

Smart Insights: everything you always wanted to know about PSD2

Thursday 27 October 2016

Intelling is publishing a new Smart Insights White paper “Understanding the PSD2 regulation,” in which discusses the main changes introduced by the new Payment Services Directive (PSD2) regulation, including opportunities and benefits for key stakeholders.

Vodafone updates mobile wallet with PayPal NFC payments

Thursday 20 October 2016

Vodafone and PayPal have joined forces to enable UK customers to make contactless payments in shops, restaurants and on transport services with their Android smartphones, funded from their PayPal accounts, according to a press release about the announcement.