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Pakistan disburses over $100M in flood relief via biometric ID

Pakistan has so far disbursed 24.5 billion Pakistani rupees (US$103 million) to families affected by floods across the country via…


New handheld device from Regula offers quick digital ID document verification

Forensic and digital ID verification company Regula has unveiled Regula 1031, the latest model of its handheld devices for quick,…


We’re talking, says Philippines government about biometric security provider

A month after a local official made statements that left people worried that a biometrics security contract was in danger,…


Fintech, mDLs and digital ID could be Apple’s ticket to Microsoft-like universality

A fintech trade journal has connected some dots and more patents to define where Apple stands with U.S. digital ID…


Linux Foundation to support digital ID interoperability with new OpenWallet Foundation

Open source nonprofit Linux Foundation has announced intentions to create the OpenWallet Foundation (OWF), a project focusing on the interoperability…


NADRA pairs with 1Link to introduce digital payments platform for financial inclusion

Pakistan’s National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) has concluded a partnership agreement with digital payments solution provider 1Link to enable…


UAE launches new generation biometric passport, Afghanistan to up processing capacity

The government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) recently launched the third generation of its biometric passport, alongside a trial…


Aadhaar critic joins ID16.9 podcast to discuss inclusion shortfalls

Allegations that India’s digital ID Aadhaar has entrenched, rather than alleviated exclusion from social services and government benefits, have dogged…


Singapore, UK renew MoU on digital services for three years to tackle exclusion

Singapore’s GovTech and the UK’s Government Digital Service (GDS) have renewed their collaboration for a further three years, reports PublicTechnology,…


Norway BankID to go biometric, international with OneSpan integrations

Norway’s highly successful BankID system is becoming a de facto digital ID. Its new app replaces the mobile web interface….

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