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EU to fund digital programs with €108m, including digital identity

The European Union has issued a new call for funding within the Digital Europe Programme (DIGITAL), allocating over 108 million…


Thailand prepares for digital wallet benefit scheme amid growing criticism

The Thai government is putting the finishing touches on its digital wallet cash handout scheme, which aims to distribute 10,000…


Primer on digital identity wallets from DHS breaks down W3C standards

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is forging ahead with its plan for digital credentials, this week publishing a feature…


Privado ID launches digital wallet to address repetitive identity verification

Privado ID, a developer of privacy-focused biometric tools, has introduced a new digital wallet aimed at streamlining identity verification processes….


Google Wallet takes next step with US biometric passports

Google Wallet is rolling out support for American biometric passports, according to an X post from code leaker Assemble Debug….


DHS digital credential wallet program announces first six contracts

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has selected six firms to develop digital credential wallets, with contracts awarded through its…


Mexico and the Caribbean have elements in place to lead on AI, digital identity

Mexico’s emergence as a regional tech leader could apply to AI and digital identity, according to UNESCO. Caribbean leaders are…


IrisGuard expands biometric humanitarian cash assistance in Jordan

IrisGuard has announced the extension of its six-year partnership with Jordan Post to facilitate the transfer of humanitarian cash assistance…


Spain launches digital wallet and credential for access to online porn

People in Spain will soon have to use their digital ID with a government-issued digital wallet to visit pornographic websites….


Bhutan identifies hurdles to reach benefits of decentralized digital ID

Realizing the gains offered by Bhutan’s self-sovereign digital identity system will take significant work on the app that delivers it,…

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