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

American Express acquires InAuth

Thursday 15 December 2016

American Express announced it has acquired InAuth, a provider of mobile device authentication and intelligence solutions.

Eurosmart: 10 billion Secure Elements to be shipped in 2017

Thursday 8 December 2016

At the opening of Trustech 2016 in Cannes, France, Eurosmart, a consortium of technology providers with a strong expertise in the management of digital security within hostile environments, presented its annual forecast of worldwide secure element shipments. The overall growth trend has continued in 2016 and is also confirmed by the 2017 forecasts. Eurosmart expects the number of secure elements shipped in 2017 to exceed 10 billion.

EU agrees on new roaming rates

Thursday 8 December 2016

The end of roaming fees in the EU inched closer as the European Parliament agreed new limits on wholesale roaming rates. Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) agreed a cap of EUR 0.03 per minute on voice calls, EUR 0.01 per text message, and a gradually decreasing cap on data, starting at EUR 4 per GB, falling to EUR 1 per GB.

Sesames Awards 2016 winners announced

Thursday 1 December 2016

The prize winners of the Sesames Awards 2016 were announced

Visa warns about disastrous effects of EBA’s new SCA ruling

Thursday 1 December 2016

The European Banking Authority has brought forward proposals for how it will implement what is called strong customer authentication (SCA).

Trustech: Innovation & Sesames Finalists

Thursday 24 November 2016

The Sesames awards are a competition showcasing innovation and providing media exposure. The prize winners will be presented at Trustech, an event dedicated to trust-based technologies in Cannes, France on November 29 - December 1, 2016.

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.