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MEF Member News round-up

MEF Member news, 16th July

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RealNetworks, a leader in digital media software and services, today announced SAFR™, a highly accurate, machine learning facial recognition platform, architected to economically scale with high performance and rapid processing to detect and match millions of faces in real time. Utilizing machine learning, SAFR – Secure Accurate Facial Recognition – is continuously improving efficiency, accuracy, and reach.

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MEF Member news, 9th July

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Upstream, a leader of the mobile internet revolution in high growth markets, has today revealed that new low-end Android smartphone devices being sold to consumers in developing markets, many of whom are coming online for the first time, contain pre-installed malware. This malware, designed to commit digital ad fraud, collects users’ personal information, depletes their mobile data allowance and triggers fraudulent charges to their pre-paid credit, without their knowledge or consent.

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MEF Member news round-up, 25th June

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Get the latest announcements from MEF Members across the mobile ecosystem globally in this weekly review of member news… Mobile platform and services provider Syntonic (ASX: SYT) emerged from a trading halt this morning announcing the acquisition of a high-flying mobile commerce business unit belonging to leading Brazilian service provider, Zenvia Mobile Servicos Digitais.

The proposed acquisition includes Zenvia’s core technology platform, operational assets, the assignment of all contracts for a cash consideration of US$700,000 (A$940,000) and a vendor earn-out of 20% of the first US$21.5 million (A$28.9 million) of contribution margin generated by the acquired assets over 3.5 years.

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MEF Member News, 18th June

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Bango has announced that millions of Entel subscribers in Chile are now able to pay using their phone bill for the massive array of content and services sold in Google Play, including Minecraft, Tinder and Google Play Music, according to a press release.

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MEF Member news, 21st May

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Mobile app distribution platform AppScatter Group has launched a scanning service to highlight security weaknesses and to comply with GDPR regulations.

The service enables appScatter platform users to address any potential security issues during their app maintenance programme. Existing and new customers can use the service for an additional subscription fee.

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MEF Member news round-up March 26th

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CLX Communications AB – a leading global CPaaS (Communications Platform as a Service) provider, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Danish company Unwire Communication for a cash consideration of DKK 148 million on a cash and debt-free basis. The acquisition excludes Unwire Payments & Mobility ApS which has been carved out prior to the acquisition.

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MEF Member news round-up, March 5th

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Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, showcases at Mobile World Congress its ability to enable Trusted Digital Identities that will unlock a new generation of secure and convenient digital services. Leveraging the company’s unrivalled experience across fields such as identity verification, biometrics and mobile services, Gemalto integrates all the technologies needed to seamlessly capture biometrics and verify user identities, and then digitize them securely. As a result, MNOs, OEMs and other enterprises will be able to accelerate their digitalization strategies, launch new services, fight fraud and meet relevant regulations.

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MEF Member news, 26th February

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New, independently produced research from specialist analysts at Mobilesquared reveals that the mobile operator community has acted to protect its messaging revenues from the unauthorised, so-called, grey market companies that previously dominated the market.

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MEF Member news, February 19th

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Following the release of PCI SSC’s new standard for software-based PIN entry on mobile devices for card payment acceptance, MYPINPAD, a global leader in payments software authentication solutions, has launched its revolutionary ‘PIN on Mobile’ product…

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MEF Member news, January 22nd

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Cryptocurrencies, like Bitcoin, have become quite a topic of discussion with their surge in value. With this begins the mining for new crypto coins known as Cryptocurrency mining. While some use their own data centers, many web developers are increasingly using people’s computers and smartphones for such activities- often without their consent. The phenomenon is estimated to be affecting more than a billion people worldwide, which makes their devices to run warm, become slow and eat up their batteries.

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