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Entra Verified ID introduces DIDs and VCs to the Microsoft ecosystem

Microsoft’s new product, Entra Verified ID, introduces Decentralized Identifiers (DIDs) and Verifiable Credentials (VCs) to the Microsoft ecosystem. DIDs are…


Nuggets integrates iProov selfie biometrics with self-sovereign ID platform

British face biometrics provider iProov and Nuggets announced a collaboration to merge their services to form a biometrically verified self-sovereign…


Buenos Aires planning ambitious decentralized digital identity system with biometrics

The Argentinian capital Buenos Aires is planning to establish a decentralized digital identity platform including biometrics for public and private…


IIW 2022: A return to the Computer History Museum as decentralized ID hype peaks

After a two year hiatus, the Internet Identity Workshop returned to the Computer History Museum, convening its first in-person event…


Nuggets goes global with pilot of its self-sovereign digital ID platform in GAIN

Self-sovereign identity and payment provider Nuggets is piloting its Verified Self-Sovereign Digital ID solution with the Global Assured Identity Network…


Avast makes another major decentralized digital ID acquisition with SecureKey deal

Avast has followed up its acquisition of Evernym by picking up Canada-based digital identity and authentication provider SecureKey Technologies. SecureKey…


UK, Canadian digital identity initiatives focus on technology and its implications

The UK and Canadian governments have unveiled new digital identity milestones, as the technology takes hold across many countries amid…


The time is ripe for digital passports in healthcare

By Daniel Cidon, CTO, NextGate Following the pandemic’s year and a half of unprecedented challenges there is a silver lining….


Biometrics come to verifiable credentials with Applied Recognition and Sovrin Foundation

The Sovrin Foundation is best known in the digital identity community for the MainNet Hyperledger Indy identity ledger, which it…


Health passes shake up digital identity landscape as Walmart chooses Clear biometrics

Digital credentials being advanced for proof of COVID-19 testing or vaccination are continuing to spark concern, but also moving rapidly…

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