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01.31.14
Two years later, DirecTV customers can finally use Roku players to watch HBO Go
01.31.14

Two years later, DirecTV customers can finally use Roku players to watch HBO Go

Even as HBO Go has launched on new platforms over the years, people who pay for TV service and HBO...

By R. Lawler,   01.31.14
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12.12.13
Microsoft joins the FIDO Alliance to put an end to passwords
12.12.13

Microsoft joins the FIDO Alliance to put an end to passwords

The FIDO Alliance is on a roll: It already has support from heavyweights like Google and Lenovo in...

By J. Fingas,   12.12.13
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10.09.13
Synaptics' new acquisition could bring fingerprint readers to most laptops
10.09.13

Synaptics' new acquisition could bring fingerprint readers to most laptops

If you hadn't heard, fingerprint readers are in vogue these days. Synaptics clearly knows it: the...

By J. Fingas,   10.09.13
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10.03.13
Android phones with FIDO-based fingerprint readers to arrive in early 2014
10.03.13

Android phones with FIDO-based fingerprint readers to arrive in early 2014

The FIDO Alliance hinted that mobile fingerprint readers would play a part in its passcode-free st...

By J. Fingas,   10.03.13
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09.03.13
Nymi bracelet uses biometric heart data to unlock digital and physical doors (video)
09.03.13

Nymi bracelet uses biometric heart data to unlock digital and physical doors (video)

Unlike faces and fingerprints, a heart's electrical activity is difficult to fake -- it's a unique...

By J. Fingas,   09.03.13
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08.29.13
CCP adds email verification to EVE Online accounts
08.29.13

CCP adds email verification to EVE Online accounts

Immigrants to EVE Online's New Eden will have an extra layer of security as of today, with CCP roll...

By M. Foster,   08.29.13
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08.08.13
PayPal trials mugshot verification in UK stores
08.08.13

PayPal trials mugshot verification in UK stores

PayPal employees at the company's UK headquarters are tired of having to use traditional payment m...

By S. Sakr,   08.08.13
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05.31.13
Nick brings full episodes streaming to iPhone now, Xbox 360 next month
05.31.13

Nick brings full episodes streaming to iPhone now, Xbox 360 next month

Nickelodeon released an iPad app with full episode streaming back in February, but now an update h...

By R. Lawler,   05.31.13
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05.22.13
Twitter adds two-factor login verification via SMS (video)
05.22.13

Twitter adds two-factor login verification via SMS (video)

Twitter just boosted its security with a new two-factor login method. The new option, which was an...

By Z. Honig,   05.22.13
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