Posted on 13th Nov 2013 by Philippe Camensuli
The SIM card is a small and mighty device that has changed the face of communication since it was created in 1991. To echo the comparison Nick Keatley makes on the Wireless Banana blog, it’s a chip that has seen several iterations over the years, reducing in size from a credit card to a postage […]
Posted on 24th Sep 2013 by Kristel Teyras
This week, September 24th-27th, is World Smart Week 2013. Three business conferences (NFC World Congress, World e-ID congress, and M2M Innovation World Congress) and one technical conference (the Chip-to-Cloud Security Forum) will run throughout the week and will be home (in Nice Côte d’Azur) to 1700 participants, 50 exhibitors and 250+ speakers. And, like last […]
Posted on 2nd Oct 2012 by Michelle Leech
Historically banks have been reluctant to warm up to social media as a means of communication and customer service. However, if the proliferation of conferences on the subject is anything to go by e.g. Bank Innovation (USA), Social Media in Payments (UK) & the upcoming Social Banking forum in Paris, then it looks like the […]
Posted on 7th Jun 2012 by Gemalto
This week, the Wall Street Journal reported that Facebook is working on technology that would let children younger than 13 years old use the site under parental supervision. This would be a dramatic change from the current setup, where you must be at least 13 years old to sign up and use the network. CNN […]
Posted on 27th Apr 2012 by Ken Abbott
According to a private survey of B2B companies by SAP, social media and cloud computing rank as important tech trends to watch, but the most important is (drum roll): mobile. What? But there’s no massive paradigm shift, or the chance to spawn hundreds of new startups! No, it seems that we are just simply on […]
Posted on 18th Nov 2011 by Tim Cawsey
Reporting from the last day of #CARTES yesterday. Personalized cards (AllAboutMe) have existed for a while but we have seen here at the Paris-based trade show just how funky and useful these can be. While there’s a lot of buzz around mobile NFC – just watch our video on it here – your credit and debit […]
Posted on 3rd Aug 2011 by John Ahlberg
As one billion people turn to mobile phones and tablets to access the Internet, eBankers are seizing the opportunity to significantly enhance the security of their online banking and e-commerce, enable peer-to-peer mobile money, and develop a new mBanking channel.
Posted on 27th Jun 2011 by Tim Cawsey
I’m from the UK but live in France and travel a lot for work. My recent trip back to the UK brought home the potential delights of an automatic immigration/border control experience. Living in the Schengen area, I enjoy the benefits of borderless Europe but last week I had to make a trip back home to the UK (which is not part of the agreement).
Posted on 13th Jun 2011 by Gemalto
Fujitsu recently launched a biometric authentication technology which it claims can identify one individual out of data from a million people. Taking under two seconds to complete both fingerprint and palm vein recognition the system appears largely foolproof. But do we really need this level of biometrics?
Posted on 29th Mar 2011 by Ken Abbott
Wow! Our first time at Cartes in Asia and we won an award!