Phone numbers, email addresses, usernames and other online signifiers have become essential to verification as the world becomes more connected. In B2B news, Visa is launching an end-to-end payments network called Visa B2B Connect, which is built on elements of distributed ledger technology and the open-source Hyperledger Fabric framework. And, in retail, firms from automakers to merchants are tapping into connected commerce technology. All this, Today In Data.
64 million: Number of cars equipped with some form of connected technology that will be shipped worldwide in 2019.
$59 billion: Estimated value of the global biometrics market by 2025.
48 percent: Share of millennial parents who would rather not eat at all than wait in long QSR lines.
30: Minimum number of countries where Visa is launching Visa B2B Connect to start.
$13 billion: Projected value of the identity verification market by 2025.