Fingerprint

07.02.15
MasterCard is testing a new way for you to pay with your face
07.02.15

MasterCard is testing a new way for you to pay with your face

MasterCard announced on Thursday that it's looking to add a layer of biometric security to its cre...

By A. Tarantola,   07.02.15
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06.03.15
Watch Synaptics' touch-sensitive space bar in action
06.03.15

Watch Synaptics' touch-sensitive space bar in action

Earlier today, Synaptics announced its SmartBar technology that adds a touch input area -- enabled...

By R. Lai,   06.03.15
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05.28.15
Google standardizing fingerprint IDs across Android devices
05.28.15

Google standardizing fingerprint IDs across Android devices

At its I/O conference, Google's just revealed that it will standardize fingerprint ID security acr...

By S. Dent,   05.28.15
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03.23.15
Pakistan orders cellphone users to provide their fingerprints
03.23.15

Pakistan orders cellphone users to provide their fingerprints

Pakistan is determined to prevent terrorists from using untraceable cellphone accounts to coordina...

By J. Fingas,   03.23.15
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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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03.02.15
Qualcomm's next chips will help smartphones think for themselves
03.02.15

Qualcomm's next chips will help smartphones think for themselves

Qualcomm teased the prospect of smartphones that learn a couple of years ago, and it's now much cl...

By J. Fingas,   03.02.15
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12.29.14
You only need a camera (and luck) to copy someone's fingerprints
12.29.14

You only need a camera (and luck) to copy someone's fingerprints

Forget having to lift smudges from a touchscreen to copy someone's fingerprints. According to a Ch...

By J. Fingas,   12.29.14
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12.10.14
Coming soon: laptops with fingerprint sensors built into the touchpad
12.10.14

Coming soon: laptops with fingerprint sensors built into the touchpad

At some point -- probably when the iPhone 5s came out -- fingerprint sensors became cool. Yes, the...

By D. Wollman,   12.10.14
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10.31.14
Virginia court says fingerprint-locked smartphones are fair game
10.31.14

Virginia court says fingerprint-locked smartphones are fair game

Here's some trivia for your next trip to the pub. Did you know that, in Virginia, you don't have t...

By D. Cooper,   10.31.14
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