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There's now an official web standard for no-password sign-ins

THERE'S NOW AN OFFICIAL WEB STANDARD FOR NO-PASSWORD SIGN-INS

The World Wide Web Consortium and the FIDO Alliance have finalized the Web Authentication standard for no-password sign-ins. Despite...

India's state gas company leaks millions of Aadhaar numbers

INDIA'S STATE GAS COMPANY LEAKS MILLIONS OF AADHAAR NUMBERS

Another security lapse has exposed millions of Aadhaar numbers. This time, India's state-owned gas company Indane left exposed a part...

 
 
 
WhatsApp updated with ability to lock app behind Face ID or Touch ID

WHATSAPP UPDATED WITH ABILITY TO LOCK APP BEHIND FACE ID OR TOUCH ID

Popular Facebook-owned chat service WhatsApp has updated its iOS app today with support for biometric authentication, allowing users...

 
 
 
Indian state government leaks thousands of Aadhaar numbers

INDIAN STATE GOVERNMENT LEAKS THOUSANDS OF AADHAAR NUMBERS

A lapse in security has led to the leaking of over a hundred thousand Aadhaar numbers, TechCrunch can reveal. One of the web systems...

BIOCEPT LAUNCHES LIQUID BIOPSY KITS INTENDED TO BROADEN USE OF ITS PROPRIETARY TECHNOLOGY PLATFORM FOR HIGH SENSITIVITY DETECTION OF CIRCULATING TUMOR DNA

Target Selector kits are research-use-only and designed to enable laboratories around the world to leverage Biocept's patented assay...

 
 
 
Xiaomi teases more accurate, bigger fingerprint on display

XIAOMI TEASES MORE ACCURATE, BIGGER FINGERPRINT ON DISPLAY

In-screen fingerprint scanners or fingerprint-on-display sensors might be the future for many Android phones but their accuracy and...

Feds forcing mass fingerprint unlocks is an “abuse of power,” judge rules

FEDS FORCING MASS FINGERPRINT UNLOCKS IS AN “ABUSE OF POWER,” JUDGE RULES

Enlarge / An employee demonstrates fingerprint security software on a smartphone at the MasterCard Inc. stand at the Mobile World Congress...

 
 
 
Hertz and Clear Bring Facial Recognition to the Rental Car Industry

HERTZ AND CLEAR BRING FACIAL RECOGNITION TO THE RENTAL CAR INDUSTRY

The pain of car rentals could soon get easier thanks to a new program from Hertz that lets members bypass the counter, and drive away...

New Apple Patent Hints at Two Big AirPods 2 Upgrades

NEW APPLE PATENT HINTS AT TWO BIG AIRPODS 2 UPGRADES

The Patent Office documents show the inclusion of biometric tech, foam fittings, and a symmetrical design

 
 
 
How to set up Face ID on iPad Pro (2018)

HOW TO SET UP FACE ID ON IPAD PRO (2018)

To unlock the iPad Pro (2018) with biometrics, you need to set up Face ID, which you can set up, change, and customize at any time. Face...

AirPods 2 leak hints at Bluetooth 5.0 and new biometric sensors

AIRPODS 2 LEAK HINTS AT BLUETOOTH 5.0 AND NEW BIOMETRIC SENSORS

The Apple AirPods 2 have been tough to pin down. Sure, we've seen a number of leaks over the last six months - including information...

 
 
 
Saudi Arabia successfully launches biometric technology to reduce long queues

SAUDI ARABIA SUCCESSFULLY LAUNCHES BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY TO REDUCE LONG QUEUES

A pilot programme allowing religious tourists to file biometric data in their home countries has been hailed as a success, according...

IPhone Face ID: police warned not to look at screens to protect login attempts

IPHONE FACE ID: POLICE WARNED NOT TO LOOK AT SCREENS TO PROTECT LOGIN ATTEMPTS

The issue of law enforcement and their need to unlock someone's smartphone is a complicated one, both technically and ethically. It...

 
 
 
Airline Stocks Could Benefit From New Biometric Technologies

AIRLINE STOCKS COULD BENEFIT FROM NEW BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGIES

Ready for a smoother airport experience from check-in to boarding? Look no further than Terminal F at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International...

Delta to launch first U.S. biometric terminal in Atlanta

DELTA TO LAUNCH FIRST U.S. BIOMETRIC TERMINAL IN ATLANTA

Later this year, travelers flying through Atlanta's international terminal will be able to scan their face to check-in and board a...

 
 
 
Face over finger: Apple to remain the stray dog of in-screen readers at least till iPhone 2020

FACE OVER FINGER: APPLE TO REMAIN THE STRAY DOG OF IN-SCREEN READERS AT LEAST TILL IPHONE 2020

Apple, the stray dog of mobile biometric solutions, won't be employing anything resembling in-display Touch ID for the foreseeable...

Firefox Focus update has biometric authentication, available on BlackBerry Key 2

FIREFOX FOCUS UPDATE HAS BIOMETRIC AUTHENTICATION, AVAILABLE ON BLACKBERRY KEY 2

Mozilla released an update for its Firefox Focus browser today with a new features and support for a new phone. Focus, Mozilla's privacy-oriented...

 
 
 
Telomere Testing: Science or Snake Oil?

TELOMERE TESTING: SCIENCE OR SNAKE OIL?

It seems lately that any biometric can inspire a test pitched to consumers, using jargony buzzwords and promises of health, wellness,...

Apple outs new video ad for Face ID on the iPhone X

APPLE OUTS NEW VIDEO AD FOR FACE ID ON THE IPHONE X

Apple has released a new video ad for the iPhone X, and specifically its Face ID biometric feature that replaces the Touch ID fingerprint...