Biometric

11.04.15
California police use these biometric scanners
11.04.15

California police use these biometric scanners

The Electronic Frontier Foundation wants you to know what face, finger and tattoo scanners are in use by California cops.

By J. Fingas,   11.04.15
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10.20.15
Here's what you need for a fingerprint reader in Android Marshmallow
10.20.15

Here's what you need for a fingerprint reader in Android Marshmallow

Android 6.0 has some pretty strict requirements for phone makers that want to include fingerprint scanners.

By J. Fingas,   10.20.15
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09.23.15
OPM hackers took more fingerprint data than first thought
09.23.15

OPM hackers took more fingerprint data than first thought

The OPM data breach keeps getting worse -- officials now believe that the intruders took five times more fingerprint data than first thought.

By J. Fingas,   09.23.15
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07.09.15
Standalone scanner keeps your prints out of hackers hands
07.09.15

Standalone scanner keeps your prints out of hackers hands

The ease with which hackers seem able to access password secured computer systems including airlin...

By A. Tarantola,   07.09.15
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05.13.15
Japanese smartphone gets iris-scanning for mobile payments
05.13.15

Japanese smartphone gets iris-scanning for mobile payments

The common objection to using your phone for purchases is that any sufficiently-motivated criminal...

By D. Cooper,   05.13.15
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03.17.15
Windows 10 log-in options will include fingerprint, facial and iris recognition
03.17.15

Windows 10 log-in options will include fingerprint, facial and iris recognition

Microsoft thinks it's high time you ditch your passwords. The company, which is readying Windows 1...

By D. Wollman,   03.17.15
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01.28.15
Delaware wants to put your driver's license on your phone
01.28.15

Delaware wants to put your driver's license on your phone

For all the recent talk of moving to digital wallets, you can't really ditch the old-school kind y...

By J. Fingas,   01.28.15
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12.17.14
Uber explores using biometrics and lie detectors to screen drivers
12.17.14

Uber explores using biometrics and lie detectors to screen drivers

Uber has come under fire for allegedly doing little to protect passengers from unscrupulous driver...

By J. Fingas,   12.17.14
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10.02.14
Hexoskin's new wearable is a smart shirt for exercise buffs
10.02.14

Hexoskin's new wearable is a smart shirt for exercise buffs

The wearable craze isn't only about fashionable watches and savvy glasses. After all, remember how...

By E. Alvarez,   10.02.14
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