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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.

InnoValor, a digital ID provider headquartered in the Netherlands, announced it will open a new office in London, UK. As…

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Liability of AI applications under scrutiny in UK, Canada

Artificial intelligence (AI) applications, particularly those focused on biometric data gathering, have recently come under another round of scrutiny both…

 

Vietnam govt-owned VNPT’s face biometric algorithm debuts in NIST FRVT

The face biometrics technology of Vietnam-based VNPT, FaceID, has scored in the top 15 in the latest Face Recognition Vendor…

 

Yoti partners with Talent Clouds on DBS checks with digital ID, receives UK certification

Yoti and the Post Office have entered a new partnership with Talent Clouds, a digital workforce management and employee vetting…

 

Enlightenment Capital moves into biometrics with PrintScan acquisition, Infinite ID launch

Investment firm Enlightenment Capital has completed the purchase of biometric company PrintScan via its identity software subsidiary Infinite ID, established…

 

Dutch Police refine rapid forensic biometrics approach after early testing

John A.J.M. Riemen, the lead specialist, manager and custodian of the Dutch Police’s national criminal Automated Biometric Identification System, has…

 

Digital ID advances drive Denmark to top of competitiveness ranking

The International Institute for Management Development (IMD) has released the 2022 edition of its World Digital Competitiveness Ranking report, with…

 

Ambiq CFO, Plurilock advisor recruited to guide next phase of growth

Scott Goodwin has joined Ambiq as its chief financial officer, while Plurilock has added Patrick Gorman to its Advisory Board,…

 

Confidence in work from home security rises along with MFA adoption: Thales survey

A new survey by biometric solutions provider Thales suggests India is at the forefront of adoption of multi-factor authentication (MFA)…

 

Biometrics contracts for police and immigration in Trinidad and Tobago’s new security budget

Trinidad and Tobago confirmed national security agencies will receive $5.798 billion ($853M USD) for the 2022-2023 fiscal year, a slight…

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