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Bogus fitness apps leverage biometrics to steal money from iOS users

Multiple apps recently banned from the Apple App Store stole money from iOS users by activating a payment mechanism while…

 

Patent filing details iPhone switch from home button with fingerprint sensor to gestures and Face ID

A recently published patent filing by Apple in Europe covers the transition the company made to replace the traditional home…

 

Sensor suppliers for Apple and Samsung could provide in-display biometric tech for iPads

Prominent Samsung and Apple devices could soon have the same fingerprint sensor manufacturers, as details have emerged about the relationship…

 

Face ID component maker acquired by II-VI for $3.2M

Optical products maker II-VI Inc. has reached a deal to acquire Finisar Corp., which makes vertical-cavity surface-emitting (VCSEL) laser components…

 

Next generation iPhones to feature more powerful illuminator for fewer failed Face ID unlocks

2019 iPhone models will feature a more powerful flood illuminator to make Face ID less prone to environmental light interference,…

 

Locked NFC reader keeps UK government Brexit visa app from working on iPhones

Efforts by the UK government to have 3.5 million EU citizens living in the UK apply for “settled status” before…

 

Apple patents voice biometrics-based device access system

Apple has patented a system for electronic “(d)evice access using voice authentication,” which would allow users to unlock a device…

 

Apple patent application applies object recognition and dot projection to autonomous vehicles

A patent application by Apple for a vehicle headlight and display system which uses object recognition to provide better illumination…

 

Android smartphones with in-display fingerprint technology to grow 500 percent as Apple waits

The number of smartphones sold with in-display fingerprint sensors will increase by 500 percent in 2019, but none will be…

 

Apple patent published for optical 3D fingerprint biometric system

The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office has published a patent application by Apple for an optical 3D fingerprint biometric system,…

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