Four takeaways from InfoSec 2014

This year’s InfoSec, held at Earls Court in London, did not disappoint....

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The M2M city of the near future – infographic

What do you see in the city of the future?...

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A new parkour game – tried it with NFC?

NFC is all about freeing us up – making purchasing simpler and more straightforward. The art of parkour or ‘free-running’ is the embodiment of moveme...

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What security, M2M and mobile technology tips can we learn from the new Batman?

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Earlier this year, Zach Snyder (of Man of Steel, 300 and Watchmen) tweeted a sneak preview of what the new Batman, played by Ben Affleck, will look like in the upcoming blockbuster Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. The photo spread throughout the internet and received over 47,000 retweets in just two weeks. This got […]

Mobile Payments

4 Must-Haves for Banks to Build a Mobile Wallet That’s Secure

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Mobile is a key part of every bank’s strategy to increase retention of account holders by providing a convenient and secure portal to access services. Mobile banking applications already allow consumers to check balances, transfer money and make deposits while on the go. And many banks are now looking at extending the functionality of mobile […]

Engaging the Omni-Channel Consumer

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In the world of online shopping, consumer behaviour is shifting and embracing an omni-channel approach. Put simply, this means customers may seamlessly switch between desktop, mobile, tablet and traditional high street stores to evaluate and make a purchase, comparing prices, locations and reviews whilst doing so. This makes it more challenging for retailers to differentiate […]

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M2M and its transformative effect on the automotive industry

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Earlier this week on the blog we brought you news from the ITS European Congress in Helsinki, where Gemalto demonstrated live interoperability of the Cinterion(TM) automotive Grade M2M modules to the 112-based eCall and ERA-GLONASS vehicle emergency calling system. Delegates at the conference were shown how the technology is now able to interact with both […]

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European ITS Congress in Helsinki – Witness the world’s first eCall from Europe to Russia

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The European ITS Congress is now under way in Helsinki; as the annual meeting for the entire ITS (Intelligent Transport Systems) community, it’s already attracted over 2200 transport technology professionals to the Messukeskus Expo and Convention Centre. In addition to being a fantastic networking opportunity for anyone interested in ITS, it’s above all a chance […]

Smart cities in Asia are a necessity, not a luxury

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In the third post of our blog series celebrating Mobile World Expo in Shanghai last week, we’re exploring the role that M2M communications has to play (and will continue to play) in the Asia Pacific region. In the near future, everyone will be dealing with enormous quantities of data from all areas of industry and […]

Trusting in mobile identity in Asia

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What’s the one thing you can’t leave your house without: your wallet, or your house keys? Chances are it’s your mobile device. Consider what you use your mobile for – communications, as a camera, a music and entertainment device (relying on the cloud for back-up storage of data), and perhaps even for financial transactions and […]

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Payments in Asia: a multi-tier economy?

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With Mobile Asia Expo kicking off tomorrow, over the next few days on the blog we’ll be taking a look at three key areas of the Asian mobile market, starting with payments. The first thing to remember when looking at the Asian market is that to consider it as a single entity is somewhat misleading. […]

Cryptolocker and GOZeuS

Less than two weeks before the return of CryptoLocker and ZeuS malware – Panic time?

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The UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA) is warning everyone to protect themselves against Cryptolocker and ZeuS malware before they both make inevitable returns to the web in less than two weeks. The NCA is working with the FBI and Europol in an effort to suppress the GameOverZeuS Trojan and the Cryptolocker ‘ransomware’ that encrypts victims’ […]

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Questions Remain for US EMV Migration

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The U.S. migration to EMV chip payments is well underway, with many industry stakeholders on track to meet October 2015 liability shift deadlines. But, the U.S. won’t be fully migrated overnight – it will take years to replace all of the cards in America, and the payment terminals at stores, too. Most in the payments […]