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11.16.18
AI can create synthetic fingerprints that fool biometric scanners
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AI can create synthetic fingerprints that fool biometric scanners

DeepMasterPrints can dupe systems that only compare partial prints.

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07.22.14
A newer kind of web tracking is almost impossible to stop
07.22.14

A newer kind of web tracking is almost impossible to stop

You may think you're thwarting advertisers and other nosy web citizens by blocking cookies and inv...

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10.09.12
Disney Research develops capacitive touch that detects multiple users through their fingertips (video)
10.09.12

Disney Research develops capacitive touch that detects multiple users through their fingertips (video)

Creating a truly multi-user, multi-touch display is a tricky prospect. How do you know who's who s...

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01.10.07
Sonic fingerprinting could safeguard masterpieces, detect fakes
01.10.07

Sonic fingerprinting could safeguard masterpieces, detect fakes

We know, we're suckers for cheesy art, but we give props where props are due for the well designed,...

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10.09.06
Angered parents considering lawsuit over unconsented fingerprinting
10.09.06

Angered parents considering lawsuit over unconsented fingerprinting

Although it still seems a bit dodgy, we can understand the need for biometric identification in gove...

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09.01.06
Walt Disney World to start fingerprinting everyone
09.01.06

Walt Disney World to start fingerprinting everyone

There aren't that many places (yet) where you have to provide biometric data to gain access. Usually...

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