Posts from US

Instant issuance helps banks reconnect with customers in the wake of retailer breaches

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Posted on 10th Mar 2015 by in Financial Services

2014 was the year of the data breach as we saw more breaches than ever before: 63,000 retail-related security incidents across 95 countries last year alone. While breaches are big news for retailers, they’re also big news for consumers and banks because of the credit and debit cards that need to be re-issued. A poll by the […]

Secure mobile payments and tokenization: the five key benefits for issuing banks

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Posted on 5th Mar 2015 by in Mobile

One of the key sections of our stand at MWC this year is dedicated to our Trusted Service Hub and tokenization; in this post, we explain why our tokenization solution will benefit issuing banks in five key ways.

How does Back to the Future’s Hill Valley 2015 compare to today’s reality? Part 3: Predictions for our future

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Posted on 4th Mar 2015 by in Mobile

To celebrate Mobile World Congress, we’ve been looking at how reality compares with the technological vision of 2015 presented by the classic movie Back to the Future Part 2. Today, we make predictions for our own future and invite you to do the same.

How does Back to the Future’s Hill Valley 2015 compare to today’s reality? Part 2: Connected Cars and Wearable Tech

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Posted on 3rd Mar 2015 by in Mobile

In part 2 of special MWC blog series, we look at the predictions Back to the Future Part 2 made for connected cars and wearable technology

How does Back to the Future’s Hill Valley 2015 compare to today’s reality? Part 1: Identity and Payment

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Posted on 2nd Mar 2015 by in Mobile

To celebrate Mobile World Congress, we’re looking at how reality compares with the technological vision of 2015 presented by the classic movie Back to the Future Part 2. Today, we assess identity and payment.

Six things to pack in your MWC survival bag

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Posted on 25th Feb 2015 by in Mobile

We’ve compiled a list of what every well-prepared MWC attendee should pack in their bag to ensure their experience is a successful one.

In detail: the #IoTMaker winning 3G Bushfire Alert System

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Posted on 18th Feb 2015 by in M2M

Earlier this month we announced the winner and runners-up for the #IoTMaker Challenge, with Jason Mitcheson’s 3G Bushfire Alert System proving to be the judges’ top pick. As we did previously with other entries to the contest, including a smart bike for motorcycle riders, smart swear jar and traffic accident detector, we’ve mocked up a […]

Mobile 2025: Predict the future of Mobile World Congress in 10 years

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Posted on 17th Feb 2015 by in Mobile

Mobile World Congress, arguably the biggest event in the tech calendar, is just a few weeks away. Drawing over 70,000 of the brightest minds from around the globe to display and discuss the next big thing in mobile. We’re expecting to see a lot on wearables, tablets, iterative improvements to last year’s Smartphones, more movement […]

How the IoT could have saved the Seahawks from Super Bowl disaster at the one yard line

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Posted on 11th Feb 2015 by in M2M

Unfortunately for the Seahawks, their last minute drive in the 4th quarter of Super Bowl XLIX fell short at the one yard line. In this post, we look at how the IoT could have saved them from what’s being called one of the worst play calls in NFL history.

The winning idea from our #IoTMaker Challenge: 3G Bushfire Alert System

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Posted on 9th Feb 2015 by in M2M

The time has come – our panel of expert judges has come to a decision; they’ve chosen the 3G Bushfire Alert System as the winning idea from our shortlisted IoTMaker Challenge entries. In this post we explore why it’s such a deservedly winning idea.