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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…

 

Japan PM faces resistance to replacement of health insurance cards with digital ID

The Japanese government’s troubled My Number digital ID program has done little to quell concerns about incidents of mishandled personal…

 

Face biometrics deployed for cardless ATM transactions at Japan’s Seven-Elevens

By as early as March 2024, Japan’s Seven Bank will allow customers to make deposits and withdrawals using facial recognition…

 

Mixed progress for digital IDs linked to payments in Japan, Australia and India

In a wave of digital transformations across multiple nations, Japan has faced challenges with its My Number digital ID system,…

 

India’s Aadhaar-based UPI payment platform allures Japan

Japan and India plan to take their digital cooperation to a new level with the former confessing a strong attraction…

 

Healthcare apps, biometric ID cards integrated for service access in Ghana, India, Japan

The use of digital ID and biometrics to access healthcare services is growing in countries including Ghana, India and Japan….

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