The installed base of connected vending machines worldwide will reach 5.4mn by 2022, says Berg Insight

Berg Insight, the IoT market research provider, released a new market report covering the connected vending machine market. The global installed base of connected vending machines reached an estimated 2.6 million units in 2017.

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IDEMIA, Network International and Mastercard partner to launch smartphone-turned POS terminal

Making yet another technological leap in payments, IDEMIA, the global provider of Augmented Identity; Network International, the payment solutions provider in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region, and Mastercard, a technology company in the global payments industry,

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Social value, procurement and a smart city vision

“Smart cities are cities that utilise the Internet and Digital Technology to enhance the quality of life, performance of services and reduce costs by optimising energy consumption. The focus is on creating a framework with good connectivity and access to real time information for setting up an efficient management system that establishes a relationship between

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Huawei teams up with UnionPay International to roll out Huawei Pay worldwide

Huawei signed a mutual co-operation agreement with UnionPay International with the aim of working together to promote the globalisation of Huawei Pay and to accelerate its roll-out worldwide in order to provide a better mobile payment experience for Huawei mobile device users.

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Cash dies a death: Nearly half those surveyed believe all UK payments will be made in-app by 2022

New research among 2,000 UK adults by supermarket app Ubamarket has revealed how out-dated payment systems are driving away customers. Shoppers across the UK are turning away from time-consuming checkout queues and towards rapid payment methods, new research has found.

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DOCOMO carrier billing now available for App Store, Apple Music, iTunes and iBooks purchases

NTT DOCOMO customers are now able to pay for App Store, Apple Music, iTunes and iBooks purchases across Apple devices via carrier billing — providing a safe, secure and versatile payment method to meet Japan’s growing demand for digital entertainment.

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NXP Semiconductors announces new test bed for enabling broad range of secure services

NXP Semiconductors N.V. has announced a new test bed for enabling a broad range of secure services on wearables and other connected devices.

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Banks cannot ignore the Internet of Things and must embrace it

Despite its name, the concept of big data has evolved to embrace nearly all data, regardless of whether that data is considered big or small.

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Gemalto’s 2015 results show profit from operations up 10% at €423m

Gemalto, a provider of digital security announced strong results today for the full year 2015.

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Embedded computer firm congatec appoints Technagon as sales technology partner

congatec, works for embedded computer modules, single board computers (SBCs) and embedded design & manufacturing (EDM) services, has appointed design services company Technagon as sales technology partner to strengthen its portfolio of customer-specific system design & manufacturing services for point-of-sale (POS) and ticketing systems, vending machines and systems, digital signage and eMobility applications.

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