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COLOMBES, France - Friday, December 9th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products, services and solutions, has today signed an agreement to provide its digital payment enablement technology to Inamo’s wearable solutions, starting with the CURL which is being launched in Australia today.

This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20161208005500/en/

The CURL is a multi-functional wearable that will initially enable consumers to make payments by simply tapping their device to any point of sale terminal where Visa payWave is accepted. The action would be the same as with a credit or debit card. What makes this different from smart phones, smart watches and other wearables is that the CURL is rugged, waterproof and will not need any power to facilitate payment. So there would be no fears of bringing it fo ... Read more »

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Companies to co-create a social gifting feature early next year aimed at fostering human connections through the instant delivery of gratitude and love with Starbucks gifts

Partnership extends WeChat Pay across Starbucks stores in Mainland China beginning December 8

SEATTLE & SHENZHEN, China - Thursday, December 8th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Starbucks Coffee Company (NASDAQ: SBUX) and Tencent Holdings Limited (SEHK: 00700), a leading provider of internet value-added services in China, today pioneered a strategic partnership to co-create a new social gifting feature on WeChat, China’s leading mobile social communications service, in early 2017.

This partnership positions Starbucks as the first retail brand to combine and bring a locally-relevant social gifting and digital payment experience to life on WeChat in China. Tapping into the 846 million global monthly active user accounts (as of the third quarter of 2016), the new integra ... Read more »

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TALLINN, Estonia - Thursday, December 8th 2016 [ME NewsWire]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- During the next dozen years smart unmanned ground systems (UGS) will start to replace soldiers on the battlefield, concludes a study published by the Estonian defence solutions provider Milrem together with esteemed academics from several countries.
“UGSs can promise greater effectiveness and efficiencies as they do not need sleep and cannot experience the horror of war, with its inevitable emotional impact,” writes James Rogers, one of the authors of the book and the Director of the Department of Political and Strategic Studies at the Baltic Defence College.
Codenamed DIBS or the Digital Infantry Battlefield Solution analyzes how UGSs will affect future warfare. The first book of this study, concentrating on background analysis, was published this week. Milrem, the developer of the first fully modular hybrid unmanned ground vehicle THeMIS, was the initiator of the DIBS study ... Read more »

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