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Jamaica Will Issue Its First-Ever National ID Card This Year

Jamaica has unveiled the design of its first National Identification (ID) card, which is electronic and will be offered to citizens at no cost. The...

Should You Outsource Your Mobile App Development?

There may be times when you consider outsourcing your mobile app development. The app might be for an internal client or for a customer...

Thailand Issues a New, Polymer 20-Baht Banknote [Updated]

The Bank of Thailand (BOT) has launched the new 20-baht banknote, made from polymer. The new note, put into circulation on 24 March 2022,...

The Latest Developments in Holograms as a Security Feature

Security documents and ID documents are at risk from counterfeiting, but holograms play a central role in the battle to protect people and revenues...

Mexicans Living in US are Now Being Issued e-Passports [UPDATED]

Mexican consulates in the US began issuing new biometric e-Passports to US-based Mexican citizens on November 4, 2021, according to Mexican Consul General Mauricio...

The Security Risks of Virtual Personal Assistants (Part 2)

We increasingly rely on Virtual Personal Assistants (VPA) such as Siri and Cortana to navigate life, as was described in a previous article. In...

Morocco Launches National Digital ID Service

Citizens of Morocco can now access government administrative services and personal documents online, by using their National Electronic Identity Card (CNIE) to prove their...

US Billionaires’ Demand for Golden Passports Skyrockets

The past three years have been a tumultuous time, with the world rocked by the COVID-19 pandemic as well as the effects of climate...

The Security Risks of Virtual Personal Assistants (Part 1)

Have you ever noticed someone talking into their Smartphone, asking a specific question?  Or have you witnessed a Smartphone talking its owner, giving exact...

Bank of Scotland’s New £100 Banknote Honors Dr. Flora Murray

On 9 May 2022, the Bank of Scotland, one of the three issuers of Scottish banknotes, will put into circulation a new £100 banknote...

The Digital Person: Part 3

This series has, so far, defined the Digital Person and described its evolution, and how the Digital Person compares to ChatBots and Virtual Personal...

LIVE BLOG: Mississippi DPS launches Mississippi Mobile ID and more news…

To find news about a specific state, click on the state abbreviation here: For news about a specific US Territory, click on the US...

The Digital Person: Part 2

This series began with an expert’s definition and explanation of the Digital Person and a brief history of how it evolved. As we continue...

North Carolina Issuing Redesigned Driver License and ID Card

The North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles has released new driver licenses, permits and identification cards in a new design and integrating the latest in card security...

The Digital Person: Part 1

Whenever you have applied for a job, or even visited an ecommerce store, has it happened that you are, in fact, engaging with Chatbot?...