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Articles By Jim Nash

Jim Nash is a business journalist. His byline has appeared in The New York Times, Investors Business Daily, Robotics Business Review and other publications. You can find Jim on LinkedIn.

Maybe figuring there are safety and profits in numbers, six KYC companies are pairing up for strategic benefits, with selfie…

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The U.S. Congress-TikTok data privacy dance on a loop

It is hard to imagine an escape for the U.S. government and TikTok executives as they circle each other in…

 

Vietnam wants more control of foreign companies’ customer biometric data

Foreign technology firms, including social media platforms, who are doing business in Vietnam have 13 months to store the data…

 

Are overly simplistic national ID programs creating more exclusion?

Too many people advocating for digital national IDs make it sound like development programs are just an overlay on a…

 

First ever government biometrics code moves toward approval in Scotland

According to a report out of Scotland, that northern reach of the United Kingdom is finalizing its biometric code of…

 

Three Canadian airports getting biometrics-ready kiosks from SITA

Aviation IT firm SITA is building a common hardware and software check-in infrastructure at three of Canada’s major airports. Seven…

 

Indian police using facial recognition that misses two out of every 10: report

Eighty percent is a respectable test grade for a subject that a student is unfamiliar with, but not for a…

 

US regulator urges MFA and puts banks on notice – not reasonably protecting data is illegal

A U.S. consumer finance regulator has published a circular warning that insufficient security for consumer biometric and other personal data…

 

IDScan touts ID verification business with a large cannabis retailer

The top leaders at ID authenticity checking firm IDScan.net seem to see a lot of upside to participating in the…

 

New Zealand’s biometric regs were fine last year, now need a new look

Aotearoa New Zealand privacy regulator is preparing a series of public forums, or consultations, to learn how citizens want leaders…

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