Pacific Asia

Pacific Asia

Face ID launched to get government services

The UAE has launched a biometric facial and fingerprint recognition technology as part of its plans to create the first secure digital national identity project for citizens and residents in the country.

Turkey fines 10 firms over short-selling irregularities

Turkey has decided to fine 10 international investment institutions a total of TL 26.4 million ($3.2 million) over irregularities in short-selling transactions, the country’s Capital Markets Board (SPK) said.

Pandemic caused ‘drastic’ shift in region’s e-commerce, say major retailers

The coronavirus pandemic led to “drastic” changes in the e-commerce sector, as users embraced digital payments, were forced to buy staple food items online.

As iech platforms expand, India’s gig economy can provide 90 Mn...

While there are some clear benefits that come with gig work, namely convenience, flexibility, higher unit pay, and greater efficiencies, there have been raised questions around minimum wage requirements, worker protections, and consumer rights.

Innovaccer Becomes First Indian Healthtech Unicorn After Tiger Global Invests

Noida- and San Francisco-based Innovaccer has become the first Indian healthtech unicorn after raising an undisclosed amount in a Series D round.

Oman Arab Bank implemented Digital User Onboarding by NNTC and Smart...

Digital alternatives to in-person onboarding can help banks circumvent substantial losses.

Nuance Voice Biometrics Quickly Identifies Customers and Strengthens Security for National...

Millions of phone banking customers benefit from fast, safe and simple verification process while removing the need to worry about passwords or security questions.