Articles By Ayang Macdonald

Ayang Macdonald is a freelance journalist based in Yaounde, Cameroon. He boasts 10 years of professional experience in journalism in which he has a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Buea in South western Cameroon. He is a versatile reporter with interest in ICTs, innovation, digital entrepreneurship, defense and military, politics, economy, health and environment, humanitarian issues and sports.

The National Communications Commission – the federal government agency that regulates Nigeria’s telecommunications industry — has again underlined the importance…

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Biometric KYC authentication services worth Rs2.3B to UIDAI over 21 months

Findings by Aniket Gaurav, an Indian law student have revealed that the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) earned Rs2.319…

 

Healthcare MFA competition concerns scuttle Imprivata-Isosec deal

Negotiations by Imprivata to acquire Isosec have fallen through after the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) expressed concerns that…

 

Countries continue to adopt biometric voter verification

Voatz is celebrating awards for its work in expanding voter participation in the United States and elsewhere through its blockchain…

 

Microsoft looks to bring Nuance biometrics to healthcare in Philippines

A top official from Microsoft says the tech giant is considering bringing its conversational artificial intelligence (AI) technology to the…

 

Mastercard study shows biometric payments strongly supported by Africans

Research by Mastercard has revealed growing interest among African consumers for new payment methods using biometric systems, digital wallets, wearables,…

 

Nigerian President says digital ID project will help curb insecurity

President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria has urged citizens to continue registering for the biometric national identification number (NIN) saying it…

 

Alcatraz adds tailgating detection to biometric access control system

Alcatraz AI’s Rock facial authentication solution now has capabilities to prevent unauthorized entry into premises through tailgating, an announcement from…

 

Executive moves at 1Kosmos, Idex Biometrics, PatriotOne, SIA, Verato

Identity industry activity is reflected in the job market, as 1Kosmos, Idex Biometrics, Patriot One, Verato and the Security Industry…

 

LenderKit chooses Shufti Pro for biometric compliance and ID verification

LenderKit will run Shufti Pro’s biometric identity verification solution on its platform to enable LenderKit customers to easily integrate the…

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