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Damages in Google’s biometric data privacy settlement half of per-person estimate

Members of the class in a $100 million settlement of a biometric data privacy lawsuit against Google will receive less…


Fingerprint biometric authentication for incognito browsing being added to Chrome

A feature which allows a user to access or lock a Chrome incognito tab on an Android device has been…


$1.2B Israel defense cloud contract includes face detection; Google, Amazon workers protest

Hundreds of workers and their supporters gathered outside Google and Amazon offices in San Francisco, New York, Seattle and Durham,…


Blurring a face on YouTube can violate BIPA – new lawsuit

A new biometric privacy lawsuit against Google argues that its venerable video-sharing platform YouTube stores images of people’s faces even…


Berbix, restaurant chains and Microsoft can’t free themselves from BIPA cases

Another month, another batch of new BIPA lawsuits and court developments for the biometrics and privacy communities to pore over….


Google Wallet enters 6 new countries, hints at digital ID feature for US airport checkpoints

The new Google Wallet app, unveiled by the tech giant in May, is now available in six new countries: Azerbaijan,…


Google puts multimodal biometrics unlock on Pixels, Samsung gets faster fingerprint sensor

Several big names in smartphones have unveiled updates (or have been the object of rumors) regarding new biometrics within their…


Sprinkling of reports say fingerprint biometrics failing on Pixel 6a

The only way that a recent report about the Pixel 6a could be more surprising would be if someone said…


Biometrics launched for consumer cloud storage, may expand for Chrome password management

Biometrics continue to slowly penetrate the consumer computing market in the face of a barrage of warnings about fraud, identity…


Native face biometrics still a maybe at Google. Maybe Pixel 6 Pro, Pixel 7… Pixel 17?

Google may still be working on face biometrics unlocking for the Pixel 6 Pro, according to 9to5Google. According to the…

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