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Articles By Masha Borak

Masha Borak is a technology journalist. Her work has appeared in Wired, Business Insider, Rest of World, and other media outlets. Previously she reported for the South China Morning Post in Hong Kong. Reach out to her at masha@biometricupdate.com.

 

Signicat support for mojeID enables businesses to accept Poland’s digital ID

Digital identity company Signicat will integrate Poland’s digital identification scheme mojeID into its portfolio. The Polish electronic identity scheme was…

 

Finland starts work on national digital identity wallet

Finland has set up a project to implement its national digital identity wallet in line with the European Union’s eEIDAS…

 

China’s biometric data protection push prompts hospitality industry changes

China’s hotel industry is backing off from facial recognition “overuse” as the country’s authorities put more emphasis on protecting biometric…

 

Estonia navigates future of ID cards, digital identity and digital wallets

Estonia is keeping its physical identity cards until the creation of the European Union Digital Identity (EUDI) wallet. In January,…

 

Cross-border digital ID project SIDI Hub announces world tour after EU grant

After receiving a grant from the European Union, SIDI Hub, an initiative to create a digital ID that is interoperable…

 

Worldcoin eyes big name partnerships, runs low on biometric Orbs

Undeterred by increasing regulatory crackdowns across the globe, Worldcoin is hoping to seal more partnerships with tech and finance companies…

 

Airport biometrics bans proposed in US state and federal legislation

Biometric access control and airport security screening company Clear is facing legislative pushback in California from lawmakers who say that…

 

French data regulator sees 35% more privacy complaints

The European Union’s AI Act, age verification and keeping biometrics out of surveillance during the Paris Olympics were among the…

 

Selfie biometrics companies score deals in betting, automotive and stock trading

Customer wins for CAF, 700Credit, Onfido and iDenfy demonstrate the breadth of applications selfie biometrics are being utilized for. Brazilian…

 

Privacy tools follow passwordless trend in auto industry

More cars are collecting data on drivers, passengers, pedestrians and other motorists, making them smarter but also prone to cybersecurity…

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