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By Joel R. McConvey

- The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is celebrating the centennial of its fingerprint lab. A release from the agency says…

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By Masha Borak

- The European Union has issued a new call for funding within the Digital Europe Programme (DIGITAL), allocating over 108 million…

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By Chris Burt

- Florida’s mobile driver’s license has been shut down, making the state a rare case in the world of a place…

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By Chris Burt

- Biometrics in electronic devices and ID documents to support digital identity are a major theme of the week’s top stories…

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By Masha Borak

- Brazilian face biometrics payments startup Payface has clinched a deal with supermarket chain Ítalo. Ítalo Supermercados, based in the southern…

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By Joel R. McConvey

- Nations across the global south are looking to biometric passports as the next generation of travel documents. Indonesia will mark…

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By Abhishek Jadhav

- SITA reports it has completed all necessary regulatory and legal procedures and finalized its acquisition of Materna IPS, a provider…

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By Chris Burt

- Biometric data is personal data. It is sensitive personal information. It can be used by hackers to open accounts using…

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By Ihar Kliashchou

- By Ihar Kliashchou, Chief Technology Officer at Regula Electronic documents are praised for their top-notch security, mainly due to RFID chip…

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By Anthony Kimery

- Because of Washington partisan politics, the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) doesn’t expect to be able to field upgraded and…

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