Hold On!

Hold Up

Please select a minimum of three sectors in the menu above.

Got It
  • UK driving licenses are going digital
  • UK driving licenses are going digital
    CitizenM hotels (2014) ©
SIGNAL

UK driving licenses are going digital

The DVLA is taking the next big step in digitising driving, with an announcement that, in the near future, driving licences in the UK may be able integrate with smartphones. If the plan goes ahead, it could mark a major change in how licences are used and issued.

Canvas8

Related

  • Passports could be stored on smartphones Passports could be stored on smartphones

    Boasting a host of everyday functions, smartphones are the modern day Swiss Army knives. They’ve replaced our watches, books, travel passes and loyalty cards. And now, De La Rue – the British printer of secure documents and banknotes – is working on a way of adding your passport to that list.

  • Article image MasterCard Selfie Payments: pics become passwords

    The average Gen Yer spends five hours a week taking photos of themselves. Knowing how much this group loves a selfie, and that ease is considered the most important feature of banking, MasterCard is hoping its ‘selfie’ payment method will get them snapping and spending like there’s no tomorrow.

  • Shanghai will be a WeChat Smart City Shanghai will be a WeChat Smart City

    Shanghai has signed a historic agreement with media conglomerate Tencent, to turn the Chinese megapolis into a tech-enabled smart city. But within the futuristic plans is a familiar presence; the entire operation will run on China’s most popular social network, WeChat. 

  • Article image What’s the future of the mobile phone?

    Smartphones are no longer just a means of communicating. They wake us up, get us from A to B and even help us find love. We’ve almost forgotten their original purpose. Text trumps voicecalls and apps trump SMS – it’s a good time to ask – what’s the future of the mobile phone?