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Articles By William McCurdy

Will McCurdy is a London-based freelance journalist and holds a degree from the University of York. His work has previously appeared in The Evening Standard, The i, VICE, Fast Company, The Daily Beast, The Times of London, TechRadar, Decrypt Media, and AltFi.

 

Indonesia developing facial recognition system for public transportation system access

The Indonesian government is developing a facial recognition system to identify passengers using its transportation system. According to reporting by…

 

Dutch politicians speak out in support of facial recognition at football games

Some Dutch politicians have spoken out in support of the use of facial recognition at football games. The news comes…

 

CloudWalk joins $421M funding round for chipmaker amid potential AI pivot

China-based facial recognition software firm CloudWalk has joined a 3-billion-yuan (US$421 million) series D round for ESWIN Computer, also based…

 

Zwipe prepares for multiple biometric payment card rollouts in Middle East

Norwegian firm Zwipe has inked a deal with Middle East Payment Services (MEPS), for the commercial launch of a card…

 

Ireland to introduce a bill on retrospective facial recognition use by police

Legislators in Ireland plan to introduce a standalone bill governing the use of facial recognition by its police force before…

 

UK financial authorities work with industry on digital ID, US regulator signals support

UK payments and self-sovereign identity firm Nuggets has worked on developing a digital wallet solution for a retail use case…

 

UK retailer uses ITL biometrics to verify age as teen vaping risks pile up

A Bestway Retail convenience store in the city of Southampton has installed facial biometrics-based age estimation software and hardware designed…

 

Password managers roll out passkeys for Android, biometrics for Windows

Password manager app Dashlane is set to introduce third-party passkey support for Android 14 users. Passkeys are a type of…

 

W3C announces standardization measure for the Secure Payment Confirmation

The World Wide Web Consortium has announced a new standardization measure for the Secure Payment Confirmation, which it says will…

 

Identity and access management firms Versasec and G+D, BIO-key ink new partnerships

Identity and access management firm (IAM) Versasec has entered into a strategic partnership with German security technology firm Giesecke+Devrient to…

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