Etisalat partners for IoT platform

Middle East operator group Etisalat said it will launch “the region’s first Internet of Things application development and device management platform”. It is working with Oberthur Technologies and ThingWorx to build and manage the platform, which will “enable customers to …

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Oberthur Technologies chosen for Samsung Pay in Europe

Samsung named French security firm Oberthur Technologies as one of the suppliers for the launch of its mobile payment service in Europe later this year. The Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge in Europe are equipped with the vendor’s NFC-embedded …

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Gemalto plays down impact of hacking report

Leading SIM card vendor Gemalto said initial inquiries show its products are secure and it does not expect to suffer a significant financial impact, following last week’s report that encryption keys were hacked by US and UK security agencies. The firm’s …

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Oberthur, Mobeewave turn mobile devices into PoS terminals

Mobile security firm Oberthur Technologies and Mobeewave, a payments software company, have announced a solution that can turn an NFC device into a terminal that can handle payments. However, the solution only works with those NFC-enabled devices equipped with Oberthur’s own …

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Competition in telco authentication heats up with SecureKey, Oberthur deal

Identity and authentication service provider SecureKey has announced a collaboration with Oberthur Technologies, which delivers SIMs and SIM-based software to drive further competition in the mobile identity service market. The agreement will enable SecureKey to extend its authentication capabilities to support SIM-based secure elements.