8 ways to build an eGovernment system that works

eServices work best when citizens are engaged, informed and enthusiastic

See how to make eGov work

9 reasons we still love SMS

Use of the humble text message is still rising – here's why

Learn why people choose SMS

2020 vision: will these tech predictions come true?

Our cut-out-and-keep guide to a few choice forecasts about future tech

Judge them for yourself

The smart technology that’s saving our bees

The world’s bee population is under threat. Now M2M is helping

Connected tech to the rescue

Digital Sweden then and now: banking

Our fourth article on how Sweden's digital landscape has developed since 2010

See how banking has changed

4 innovative ways to pay

Move over, cash: payment technology is getting creative

Learn about tomorrow's payments

4 reasons B2B should embrace mobile marketing

Everything's going mobile, marketing included...

See the reasons

13 million

contactless cards in use in Wuhan, China

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Digital Sweden then and now: healthcare

How has eHealthcare in Sweden progressed in the past five years?

Find out what's changed

Why Estonia’s eID was just the beginning

The beginnings of Estonia's transformation to a world leader in eGovernment

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Infographic: How much A2P is too much?

Companies must get the balance right when A2P messaging

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6 things you need to know about mBanking

Mobile banking is gaining in popularity among young people, but how can banks keep their loyalty?

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Digital Sweden then and now: eGovernment

Take a look at the progress of eGovernment in Sweden

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US$2.8t

The value of the mobile payment market by 2020

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Q&A: Li Ming of InHand Networks

The CEO of M2M provider InHand on the security challenges for the Internet of Things

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Special multimedia feature: eGov leader Estonia

An in-depth look at how Estonia built its digital infrastructure from scratch

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Infographic: SMS is alive and well

Is over-the-top messaging doing away with the humble SMS? Don't count it out just yet

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Video: The Tube's journey to contactless ticketing

It's the world's oldest metro system, but the London Underground's ticketing is on the cutting edge. Our animation traces its evolution

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eGov leader Uruguay embraces eID

No stranger to eGovernment, Latin America’s digital superstar will soon launch a national eID card

Learn about its offering

50%
of transit and event tickets will be bought by mobile handset by 2019

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7 ways cities are getting smarter

Most of us will live in urban areas in 2050, so how are we using big data now to create the cities of tomorrow?

Find out here

Video: The past and future of the M2M industry

In our final video, analyst Robin Duke-Woolley looks at how far M2M has come and where it's likely to go next 

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Sneak peek: Why Estonians can't get enough of eGovernment

Get a glimpse of our brilliant multimedia feature on Estonia's innovative eGovernment offering

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Digital Sweden then and now: mobile payment

The first of our series on how Sweden’s digital landscape has changed

Go back to the future

Ari Assuied’s grand ambitions

Digital newsstand app LeKiosk's new mobile payment offering is another string to its bow

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Video: The importance of security for M2M

Watch our second exclusive video interview with M2M analyst Robin-Duke Woolley

Hear what he has to say

Infographic: M2M in Australia

Better technology, security and regulation will transform Australia's M2M market

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5%
of NFC phones will be used for contactless payments

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Why IBM is going back to basics in Kenya

IBM’s Innovation Center in Kenya is turning mobile app development on its head

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Bringing eID to Europe: laying the foundations

A single, secure digital identity for citizens is becoming a reality in Europe

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Bringing eID to Europe: a question of privacy

How will the European Union address the issues of privacy and data security?

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Infographic: BYOD around the world

We're glued to our mobile devices at home. Now they're coming with us to work, too

See the stats

Making the IoT user-friendly

As the Internet of Things grows, speedy and stable connectivity is crucial

Learn why

Video: The future of wearables 

Robin Duke-Woolley of Beecham Research on keeping people at the heart of connected tech

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1 billion data breaches in 2014

Ever wondered why and where data breaches happen? Check out this infographic

Delve into the data

1.3 billion

smartphones were sold in 2014

What does it all mean?

Why Bill and Melinda Gates are right about mobile banking

They say it will improve the lives of millions. Here's what we think

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Digital lives: Mark Weiser

The Xerox PARC leader was a visionary who foresaw today’s Internet of Things

Read about his life

Video: Meet Generation mBanking

Our mobile banking survey of young people – brought to life

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5 things we know about 5G

Such as: is it just like 4G, only faster? Short answer: no

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High fashion joins the tablet revolution

Victoria Beckham's London store is one of many to dump cash registers in favor of iPads

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Infographic: NFC takes off down under

Australia's second-largest supermarket introduced NFC payment in 2013. See what happened...

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Mobile payment: the view from Spain

Ignacio Bañón of Spanish bank BBVA gives us his payment predictions

See what he has to say

Video: Why Mobile ID is the future

Ditch your dozens of passwords for a simpler solution

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31%

The percentage of Estonians who eVoted in the 2014 elections

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Farewell, username and password?

Marie Austenaa of the GSMA says mobile operators should take charge of authentication

Read the interview

How wearables could help fight Parkinson’s

Intel and the Michael J. Fox Foundation announce research partnership

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Saving lives with a mobile phone

The most effective weapon against Ebola and other crises is knowledge

Find out why

5 reasons Japan is a tech leader

Examples of where it’s led the world – and where it hasn’t got it quite right

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31 billion
How many eCoupons we'll redeem in 2019

Learn why

How smart meters are giving power to consumers

M2M technology could save us money on gas, electricity and other utilities

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London Underground goes contactless

Contactless payment has come to the world's oldest metro system. Get the facts

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A day in the life of Octopus

UPDATED: Watch our award-winning video about Hong Kong's favorite contactless card

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Oman: the Middle East’s eGov pioneer

Oman's eGovernment program is transforming citizens' relationship with the state

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5 reasons the US is embracing EMV

Goodbye magstripe, hello chip and PIN... 

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6 cool wearables that aren’t watches

A bracelet/drone hybrid, pants for a one-man band and more

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US$7t
How much the Internet of Things industry will be worth by 2020

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Will Apple Pay bring NFC into the mainstream?

It must convince a still-wary public of NFC's virtues

Get the facts

5 ways to boost your digital B2B marketing

Marketing guru Anne Godfrey on creating successful digital marketing campaigns

See her tips

mHealth wearables are big – but are they secure?

How will Apple Watch and other devices keep our personal data safe?

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Dave Coplin: “The power of data is transformative”

Part two of our exclusive interview with Microsoft UK's Chief Envisioning Officer

Hear what he has to say

Infographic: The threat from within

Why it’s not just hackers who can jeopardize your company’s IT security

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Is Brazil ready for Mobile Wallet?

How payment-enabled smartphones are changing the face of Brazilian retail

Read about the technology

Celebrating Ada Lovelace: the first computer programmer

October 14 is Ada Lovelace Day, founded to recognise women in STEM

Learn about her life

The EU gets on the coding bandwagon

The European Union's Code Week aims to boost digital literacy 

Learn about the initiative

US$10b

The annual value of Kenyans mobile money transfers

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Five ways to improve your corporate security

Our tips on how to protect your networks and servers from a cyber attack

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Dave Coplin: “Technology is for everybody”

Microsoft's Chief Envisioning Officer on the importance of digital education

Hear what he has to say

Mongolia’s ambitious eGovernment strategy

The central Asian country aims to become a global eGov leader by 2016

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Five things we’ve learned about eCommerce in the US

How eCommerce is changing shopping habits in the US

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Is this the future of 3D printing?

New technology is merging 3D printing with the internet of things

Read all about it

Five innovative peer-to-peer apps

How the sharing economy is disrupting traditional commerce

Let's share

How to drive smarter with motor telematics

Intelligent automotive technology could lower your insurance premiums and keep you safe

Find out how

Australia’s mobile payment journey

The country is using NFC payment for everything from shopping to travel

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US$32b
The amount China's connected-car market could be worth by 2020

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Interview: Bob Metcalfe, co-inventor of Ethernet…

… on web security, the internet of things and corporate innovation

Hear what he has to say

How companies are boosting data security

Check out our infographic of major data breaches of the past decade and learn how companies are adapting

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Behind the scenes at a makerspace

Armed with cheap yet powerful tools, DIY tech enthusiasts – or "makers" – are changing everything

Meet the makers

Digital Cup: and the winner is...

Will South Korea or the Netherlands claim our global technology crown?

Discover our winner

How mobile ID conquered Iceland

Iceland's citizens can now use their phones to perform online transactions safely and securely

See how it did it

Digital Cup: the semifinals

Smart technology is the measuring stick in this penultimate round 

See who the finalists are

Eight places that are getting smart

Smart cities are springing up everywhere. Here are eight shining examples

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Facebook’s mission to connect 4.5bn people

Two-thirds of the world’s population has no internet access. Can Facebook and Google solve this problem?

Learn more

Bringing financial services to the unbanked

Watch our video about how mobile technology is helping Africans manage their money

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Digital Cup: the quarterfinals

Our tournament has reached the quarterfinals, where we’ll be judging the competitors on eGovernment

Meet the final eight

The cyber-bikes available to everyone

Residents of Rio de Janeiro have embraced pay-per-use bikes fueled by mobile technology

Read all about it

Why you can’t afford to ignore the cloud

Our infographic shows the cloud’s potential – and why you shouldn’t need to worry about security

See the full infographic

Digital Cup – the final 16, part 2

Who will compete with the Netherlands, France, Belgium and Japan in the quarterfinals?

See the contenders

370
contactless transactions are made in the UK every minute

See why

Six creative uses of NFC

From fake nails to guitar picks, check out the innovative ways these companies have used NFC

Read on

The huge growth of India’s mobile market

Mobile commerce companies are taking advantage of India's boom in smartphone users

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Digital Cup – the final 16, part 1

The serious competition has begun. Gemalto's Digital Cup enters the knockout stages

We reveal the winners and losers

Back to the future: Ian Pearson

Which of Ian Pearson's predictions from five years ago have come true? 

See what he got right

Driving safer in the USA

The US government has taken the first steps toward enshrining V2V technology in law

Find out more

Why mobile banking security can’t be an add-on

Security consultant Robert Miller on the right way to build a secure product

Hear what he has to say

50%
of in-store debit payments in Australia in 2013 were contactless

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How to make mobile banking easy and secure

Robert Hartner, Director of IT Security at Italy’s Raiffeisen Bank

Hear what he has to say

Digital Cup – group stage, part 4

The Digital Cup’s group stage comes to a close. Who will go through to the second round?

Meet the contenders

Securing Ghana's borders

eImmigration is helping this “lion of Africa” to meet its goal of becoming a developed country by 2029

See how they're doing it