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Israeli jurists right to call biometric database “extreme” and “harmful”

Last week, the Israeli High Court of Justice held a hearing on a petition seeking the annulment of a law…

 

Smith Groups sells its share in Cross Match for $77 Million

Smiths Group, a global technology company listed on the London Stock Exchange, has sold its minority holdings of Cross Match…

 

Apple to purchase AuthenTec for $356 million

Last week, Apple entered into an agreement to purchase AuthenTec Inc. for approximately US$356 million. According to a SEC filing,…

 

Pakistan announces biometric system for electoral process

Pakistan is moving closer to implementing biometrics in its electoral system. Tariq Malik, Pakistan’s chairman of The National Database and…

 

U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s biometric exit plan

U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano told a congressional panel during its July 19 House Judiciary Committee…

 

HumanaVitality celebrating its milestone in biometrics for health

HumanaVitality continues to incent members to live healthier lives, celebrating its milestone reaching 1.5 million members since its launch one…

 

Aware Inc. reports Q2 2012 financial results

Aware, Inc. reported its second quarter financial results, with a net income of $54.9 million or $2.49 per diluted share….

 

Israel to review use of centralized biometric database

Israeli’s Interior Ministry, under direction of the country’s High Court of Justice, has agreed to review whether the creation of…

 

Reverse-engineered irises created to fool eye-scanners

Scientists are now experimenting with technologies to deceive biometrics security. Academics have created reverse-engineered irises that are able to fool…

 

Finland and Baltic countries ask EU to use biometrics for border security

Finland and the Baltic countries are urging the European Union (EU) to beef up border security using high-tech biometrics technology….

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