Businesses Looking Forward to 5G

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UK businesses are looking for a boost in the speed and scope of communications in the form of 5G, but how soon will having a 5G phone that delivers all the 5G benefits become a reality, and what will it take to make it happen? What Is 5G? 5G is the fifth generation of cellular […]

More Contactless Than Chip & PIN

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Figures from merchant services company Worldpay Inc show that for the first time, more payments were made in UK shops using contactless than Chip and PIN over the 12 months from June 2017. Jump This Year Worldpay reports a 30% rise in contactless payments over the last year. A MasterCard survey from September concurs with […]

Facial Recognition For Buyers Of Alcohol & Cigarettes

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A pilot scheme involving NCR, the US self check-out machine maker for Asda, Tesco and other UK supermarkets, and Yoti’s digital identity app will use an integrated camera linked to facial recognition software to help improve, simplify and speed up age approval at self check-outs. Speed & Frustration Reduction The system is intended to tackle […]

New Political Ad Transparency Rules Tested With Pro-Brexit Website

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No sooner had Facebook announced new rules to force political advertisers to prove their identities and their ad spend than an anonymous pro-Brexit campaign website with a massive £257,000 ad spend was discovered. Mainstream Network The anonymous website and campaign identified only as ‘Mainstream Network’ was discovered by Campaign group 89up. Clicking on the Facebook […]