mdk.Update #6/22: Weekly insights from Telecoms, payment, security, eCommerce & online fraud

In this week’s market update, we have curated the following articles for you.

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Online security and fraud prevention

Neuer SMS-Betrug: PCR-Test für zu Hause

Kriminelle nutzen die Pandemie schamlos aus. Der neuste Betrug sind SMS, die einen PCR-Test für zu Hause anbieten. Fallen Sie nicht darauf rein!

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Innovation and “out of the box” thinking

Microsoft on the 5G edge: “The next wave of innovation”

Microsoft explores vRAN and edge computing efficiency

“Telecom is the catalyst creating a new world” of latency-sensitive applications and services. That’s the word from Microsoft Azure for Operators CTO Victor Bahl.

It’s been years since researchers at Microsoft staked their claim that the “killer app” for edge computing will be real-time video analytics, said Bahl. Bahl discussed the company’s perspective on mobile edge computing (MEC), telecom networks and cloud computing.

Solana Pay debuts as new standard for using blockchain for digital commerce and physical goods transactions

Solana Pay launched today, providing merchants and consumers with a new set of decentralized payment standards and protocols to enable direct acceptance and settlement of digital dollar currency, such as USD Coin (USDC), at the point of sale and online.

Use cases

Tap to Pay on iPhone: Apple stellt neue Zahlungsmethode vor

Mit Apple Pay zahlen Sie per iPhone im Geschäft. Bald klappt es vielleicht auch auf dem Wochenmarkt. Dafür hat Apple jetzt den Grundstein gelegt.

Market outlook and development

Apple’s Proposal to Allow Third-Party Payment Methods in App Store ‘Lacks Detail,’ Says South Korean Regulatory Commission

Apple’s plans to allow developers to use third-party alternative payments methods within their apps in South Korea “lacks concrete detail,” according to South Korea’s Communications Commission (KCC).

Apple proposes 27 percent commission in Dutch app store dispute

Apple plans to charge developers of dating apps a 27 percent commission on any in-app purchases made via alternative payment systems in the Netherlands, the company has announced. The change comes in response to an order from Dutch competition regulator, the Authority for Consumers and Markets (ACM), which has demanded that Apple allow dating app developers — and only dating app developers — to use alternatives to Apple’s in-app payment system in the country. Twenty-seven percent represents a reduction of only 3 percentage points compared to the 30 percent commission Apple typically charges for developers using its own payment system.

Telecom Outlook: What’s in store for the sector in 2022?

In this series on the telecommunications sector in 2022, we look at the build-out of 5G and fibre networks, mergers in the telecom and mobile tower industries, cybersecurity trends, and the growth of mobile payments

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European agenda for digital and data strategies
What do we expect to happen in 2022?

Events and talks

Vom Türsteher zum Umsatzbringer: ML in der Fraud-Bekämpfung

Durch hohe Ablehnungsquoten, unflexible Regeln und Prozesse verlieren Unternehmen Milliarden Euro Umsatz. Özgür Ekici, Senior Fraud Consultant bei Experian, erklärt, warum Machine Learning den entscheidenden Vorteil in der Betrugsbekämpfung bringt.

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