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Japan unveils new digital ID card design with no gender

Japan has joined the ranks of countries eliminating gender markers from its national identification card. The government has unveiled a…

 

Liquid completes more than 40 million KYC checks 

Japanese ID verification service provider Liquid Inc. has announced it has completed a cumulative 40 million KYC checks. With Liquid…

 

Facial recognition deployed for subway payments in Japan, Kazakhstan and Russia

More cities are experimenting with face biometrics in public transportation but the rollouts are proceeding at very different paces. The…

 

Japanese companies, including Toppan, Fujitsu and Hitachi, create decentralized identity consortium

Japanese conglomerates Fujitsu, Hitachi, NTT Data and Toppan Digital are among the companies partnering with Japan’s largest financial group Mitsubishi…

 

Japan’s digital ID system suffers new glitch as govt seeks to get ahead of failures

Recently reported difficulties by some users in accessing digital certificates linked to the My Number digital ID in some municipalities…

 

Japan to trial My Number digital ID for entertainment tickets amid growing controversy

The government agency responsible for issuing the My Number digital ID card in Japan has announced a pilot to test…

 

Japan trying to get it right with national digital ID, public losing faith

After a series of high-profile data leaks and registration errors in Japan’s digital IDs, the program is undergoing a government…

 

Japan and Jordan agree to technical collaboration on digital public infrastructure

Japan and Jordan will henceforth share their expertise and technical knowhow on different modern technologies including the building of digital…

 

Global spike in predictive policing draws on AI and biometrics

In China, authorities are making notable use of biometrics and AI in policing and security, with potential implications for human…

 

Japan seeks Singapore’s experience in national digital ID rollout

Japan has expressed its willingness to learn from Singapore’s experience in the rollout of a national digital ID system as…

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