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Jamaica, Greece advancing digital ID plans with biometrics capture pilot, digital wallet

Jamaica, Greece, Pakistan, Serbia and Turkey have all either entered or are planning to enter new phases of their respective…

 

Government insiders say digital IDs could make massive fraud events rare

When looked at through the lens of identity fraud in the United States, the pandemic has showed how poorly government…

 

UK leaders say new digital ID plan benefits from previous efforts’ failings

Creating a single login for central government services is a core task in the United Kingdom’s newest stab at digital…

 

Canada, US officials see opportunity for digital ID after pandemic

Government officials in Canada and the United States gave their prognosis for how the Covid pandemic altered the direction of…

 

ID is no longer just about identity: Day 1 of ID4Africa 2022

Since the last ID4Africa summit in Johannesburg, 2019, the world is a different place. The COVID-19 pandemic has also led…

 

Do not waste recent gains on digital ID, techUK report urges government

Progress finally made by the UK Government to establish a functional digital identity system to support the digital economy needs…

 

Daon, Gateway ID Africa team on biometric platform for financial inclusion

Inclusive technologies firm Gateway ID Africa is building a platform designed to help connect underserved people across Africa to public-…

 

Jamaica, Pakistan look to ease cash assistance programs with digital ID

Jamaica’s Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the country has to accelerate the implementation of its National Identification System (NIDS) to…

 

UK government allocates $5M to retire Verify’s digital ID infrastructure

The UK government has tasked digital identity leader Natalie Jones with the goal of retiring the ill-fated GOV.UK Verify platform…

 

Delhi deploys biometrics to reduce queues at property registration offices

The National Capital Territory of Delhi, in India, plans to use biometrics to reduce queues and manage the huge crowds…

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