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Articles By Alessandro Mascellino

Alessandro Mascellino is a freelance multimedia journalist focusing on emerging technologies. His work has been featured on The Independent, The Mirror Online, and The Sun, among others. Alessandro is also the author of TÉKUNI, a newsletter about technology in Japan.

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Commissioner Brendan Carr said he has asked Google and Apple to remove TikTok from their app…

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Mantra’s dual iris biometric scanner certified for use with India’s Aadhaar

Mantra Softech announced its iris scanner MATISX has received the Standardization Testing and Quality Certification (STQC) from the Indian government….

 

Mastercard secures Australian Trusted Digital Identity Framework accreditation

Mastercard has successfully secured the first of three accreditation roles under the Trusted Digital Identity Framework (TDIF) in Australia. Matt…

 

BIO-key focused on expanding distribution for identity-bound biometrics, joins AWS network

In an eventful fortnight for BIO-key, the company has joined the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN), days after…

 

Belgium unveils virtual digital identity card to extend itsme app functionality

Belgium Secretary of State for Digitalization Mathieu Michel has unveiled the creation of a new virtual digital identity card to…

 

Facial recognition in casinos under scrutiny in Australia after complaint against retailers

Casinos in Australia have fallen under scrutiny for the lack of regulation around their use of face biometrics technologies to…

 

Speechmatics to extend voice biometrics, speech recognition accuracy with $62M funding round

Voice biometrics and speech recognition provider Speechmatics has raised $62 million in a Series B funding round led by Susquehanna…

 

ams Osram and trinamiX unveil behind-screen face biometric authentication tech

ams Osram and trinamiX have jointly announced the development of a solution that enables biometric face authentication suited to mobile…

 

Zitadel raises $2.5M for open-source digital identity platform

Switzerland-based firm Zitadel has raised $2.5 million for the development of an open-source identity and access management (IAM) platform focusing…

 

Millions in funding in UK for AI ethics, Canada for digital ID privacy research

The U.K.’s Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) has unveiled a new program worth £8.5 million ($10.43 million) that will…

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