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Obama’s new measures won’t limit government spying

Despite President Obama directing his administration to reform U.S. surveillance programs in order to make the intelligence community more transparent,…


NEC Corporation of America joins IJIS Institute as sustaining member

The NEC Corporation of America has announced that it has joined the IJIS Institute, a non-profit that focuses on mission-critical information…


Secure Identity & Biometrics Association launches

The Secure Identity & Biometrics Association (SIBA) has just been formed and aims to provide proactive education, policy refinement and solutions…


Biomids launches facial recognition authentication system

Biometric Identification and Security Systems (Biomids) has launched its Instant-In Access Manager which uses facial recognition to replace passwords for desktop…


Comelec switches to ten-print scanners ahead of 2016 elections, 5M voters still without biometric data

Five million voters in the Philippines still do not have registered biometric data, according to the country’s Commission on Elections….


FPC publishes year-end report, sees a market full of smartphones with fingerprint sensors in 2014

Fingerprint Cards has just launched its year-end report for 2013 and as well, some impressive figures from its Q4 2013 report….


Spanish researchers sniff out an emerging biometric modality

Researchers at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, along with the Ilía Sistemas company, are currently developing a new biometric modality…


FIDO Alliance outlines plans for Mobile World Congress

The FIDO Alliance has just unveiled its plans for Mobile World Congress, set to take place in Barcelona later this month,…


Has Samsung embedded a fingerprint sensor beneath the touchscreen on the Galaxy S5?

Samsung will probably launch its new smartphone – the S5 – at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona later this…


Kronos announces Q1 2014 results

Kronos has announced its financial results for the first quarter of 2014. Revenue increased 9 percent to $243.4 million. Earnings before…

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