February 25, 2011: European consortium to pilot U-Prove.

A new consortium that includes IBM, Microsoft and Nokia Siemens Networks has received 8.85 million Euro in EU funding to study U-Prove and other privacy-protecting technologies. The ABC4TRUST consortium will conduct pilots in Greece and Sweden.

February 15, 2011: Microsoft releases new U-Prove CTP.

During the RSA Conference 2011, Microsoft announced its second Community Technology Preview of U-Prove. In addition, Microsoft and Gemalto are demonstrating the integration of U-Prove into Gemalto's smart card technology.

March 2, 2010: Microsoft opens up U-Prove technology.

Today, at the RSA Conference 2010, Microsoft released a U-Prove protocol specification, open source reference toolkits in C# and Java, and a preview of the integration of U-Prove into the Windows platform. (Note: Credentica’s Java SDK has been retired.)

March 6, 2008: Microsoft acquires the U-Prove technology.

We are proud to announce that Microsoft has acquired our U-Prove technology. Microsoft aims to integrate the technology into the Windows platform. (Note: Contrary to some news claims, Credentica has not been acquired and continues to be in operation.)

February 13, 2007: Credentica releases first U-Prove product.

Today we announced our first U-Prove product, a Java SDK for strong authentication and user-centric data sharing. We will demonstrate the SDK and its application to government online at the 8th Annual Privacy and Security Conference and Exposition.

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