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Google Wallet plans for biometric authentication, broad ID document support revealed

Google Wallets are expanding from payments and biometric ID documents like mobile driver’s licenses and passports to “Everything else.” An…

Jul 11, 2024

Google introduces passkeys for users at high risk of cyberattacks

Google users now have the option to use passkeys for account security in signing up for its Advanced Protection Program…

Jul 5, 2024

Google Pixel 9 leak shows ultrasonic fingerprinting from Suprema and Qualcomm

The upcoming Google Pixel 9 series is expected to feature the 3D Sonic Gen 2 ultrasonic fingerprint sensor from Qualcomm,…

Jul 3, 2024

Deepfake research is growing and so is investment in companies that fight it

AI-generated content such as deepfakes is facing increasing scrutiny. Three new research resources – authored by search giant Google, identity…

Jun 27, 2024

Google accuses Texas of double-standard in biometric data privacy lawsuit

Google is trying to “investigate the investigator,” Texas says in a court filing opposed to the search giant’s deposition request…

Jun 20, 2024

Android 15 integrates biometric security across the board

In the latest Android 15 Beta 3 release, significant progress has been made in the area of biometric authentication. In…

Jun 7, 2024

Germany names 5 more companies to prototype EUDI Wallet

Last week, Germany announced six companies that will receive funding to design prototypes for the European Union Digital Identity (EUDI)…

May 24, 2024

Google Pay enhances online checkout with biometric options and expands BNPL features

Google Pay has rolled out a biometric autofill option for users, one of three new features aimed at enhancing the…

May 3, 2024

On World Password Day, the industry dreams of passkeys

Yesterday was World Password Day, which is fitting, as a new survey from the FIDO Alliance shows that passwords are…

Apr 22, 2024

Apple to placate EU by opening developer access to NFC scanning, Face ID

Apple’s tap-and-go mobile payments system, ID scanning and biometric capabilities should be available to rivals soon, with a report from…

Mar 29, 2024

Google’s BIPA extraterritoriality dismissal provides key lessons

By David J. Oberly, Biometric Privacy & Data Privacy Attorney Utilizing a successful extraterritoriality challenge, Google was recently able to…

Mar 19, 2024

Plaintiffs failed to prove Google violated BIPA

A biometric privacy lawsuit in the United States is on its last legs after a judge dismissed much of the…

Mar 5, 2024

Biometric patent lawsuit against Google stays in Texas

Google has lost its bid to move its biometrics patent fight with Proxense from Waco, Texas, to Northern California, the…

Feb 26, 2024

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…

Feb 2, 2024

LastPass FIDO2 certification, Privakey enterprise SSO boost passwordless access

LastPass has become the first password manager to achieve FIDO2 certification for its servers, while Privakey launches passwordless SSO for…

Jan 8, 2024

To grow biometric datasets, Google and Telus will pay $50 for short videos of children 

The question of how to train face biometrics algorithms often comes with concerns about consent in the use of publicly…

Jan 3, 2024

Rejecting BIPA settlement with Google, some plaintiffs regroup for new suit

Some plaintiffs who balked at the payout they would have received last year after winning a biometric privacy class action…

Dec 18, 2023

Google receives certificate for facial age estimation in the UK

Google has received a certificate of conformity for its facial age estimation technology that could help it prevent children from…

Dec 15, 2023

India is struggling with deepfakes and making tech platforms pay for it

India has a deepfake problem. On Thursday, co-founder of IT giant Infosys Narayana Murthy warned about deepfake videos of him…

Dec 8, 2023

Sniffing out the fakes – Google files patent apps for fingerprint and voice liveness

Google has filed a pair of patent applications for software capable of detecting spoofed voice and fingerprint biometrics that could…

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