Hitachi Partners India’s Largest Bank for Digital Payments Push

Hitachi Payments is entering a joint venture with the State Bank of India, the country’s largest bank, to establish a digital payments platform The collaboration sees Hitachi Payments, the wholly-owned Indian payments subsidiary of 108-year old Japanese conglomerate Hitachi, join the State Bank of India (SBI) in developing a sweeping digital payments platform with applications in […]

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Japanese Conglomerate Hitachi Tests Blockchain for Retail Settlements

Multinational conglomerate, Hitachi Ltd, and telecommunications operator, KDDI Corporation, have disclosed they are testing a blockchain solution that will see the biometric features of shoppers being used for authentication prior to settling retail payments. Initially, the coupon settlement system will be trialed at KDDI retail stores located in Tokyo and fast food outlets of the […]

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