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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.


Amadeus sees double-digit jumps all over fiscal 2023

Travel-industry IT company Amadeus has reported a 68.3 percent jump in annual profit, comparing 2023 to 2022. Revenue rose a…


Idex’ strategic corporate change is scary but so are the weeks that follow

Switching from making components to making systems is a complex and jostling endeavor. Just ask Idex Biometrics, which is changing…


Illinois the latest US state to move on mobile driver’s licenses

Illinois’ secretary of state, Alexi Giannoulias, is backing legislation to create mobile driver’s licenses (mDLs). It’s not an insignificant development….


New executive order from Biden on rules for vouchsafing personal data

U.S. President Joe Biden is expected to issue an executive order calling for more action to protect people’s data privacy….


US city board wants more than executive order on police use of facial recognition

Facial recognition is the means to many ends across the United States. The mayor of St. Louis, Mo., for instance,…


Indian Railways coaches to get 175K facial recognition cameras

India has monumental biometric surveillance plans for its equally monumental railway system. The government has posted a tender to make…


Irish cops budget €2.1M for body cams trial

The Irish Gardaí are preparing a small-scale trial of body cameras, backed by retrospective facial recognition, prior to full deployment….


Metalenz-Samsung camera combo could make smartphone biometrics cheaper

Samsung’s Isocell Vision 931 image sensor has been chosen by meta-optics chip company Metalenz for its Polar ID imager. Metalenz…


Unforeseen algorithm problems give Google a Gemini migraine

If this is what AI is doing in its pre-school years, its teen years should be a scream. Google executives…


Busy start to the year for BIPA could get busier with genetics lawsuits

The U.S. state of Illinois’ biometrics privacy law makes winners and losers in equal measure and today’s no different. Here…

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