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12.09.14
Tech industry completes its standards for banishing passwords
12.09.14

Tech industry completes its standards for banishing passwords

Hate typing passwords? You might not have to enter them for much longer. The FIDO Alliance (backed...

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10.21.14
Google now lets you prove your identity with a USB security key
10.21.14

Google now lets you prove your identity with a USB security key

It shouldn't surprise you that Google's a big proponent of online security, and that's why it's ro...

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06.10.14
Japanese carrier Docomo wants to move your phone's SIM card into a wearable
06.10.14

Japanese carrier Docomo wants to move your phone's SIM card into a wearable

The Portable SIM, as Japan's Docomo is calling it, will combine your tiny mobile card with Bluetoo...

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04.29.14
Login issues plague all Battle.net games
04.29.14

Login issues plague all Battle.net games

It's Tuesday, which means maintenance -- or in this case, post-maintenance -- server problems. At p...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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