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UIDAI extends deadline for new security key for biometric authentication devices

Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), the governing agency in charge of Aadhaar, has given a four-month extension to manufacturers…


Study finds India leading world in biometric technology adoption

HSBC published a new research report entitled ‘Trust in Technology’, which found that people in Asia and the Middle East…


Indian government makes biometrics mandatory for e-projects

The Indian government has made biometrics a mandatory consideration for all electronic government projects. In recently issued guidance notes for…


FIDO Alliance, DSCI to promote stronger authentication standards in India

The FIDO Alliance has partnered with the Data Security Council of India (DSCI) to launch the FIDO India Working Group…


Scientists develop biometric, solar powered ATM for rural India

India’s Minister of Science & Technology, Harsh Vardhan, announced this week that a team of scientists led by professor Gon…


Report claims millions of Aadhaar registration and bank numbers compromised

According to the BBC News, a new report published by the Centre for Internet and Society claims that between 130…


Former chairman of UIDAI honored for economic and business innovation

The man behind the creation of India’s biometric national ID system has been awarded one of this year’s Nikkei Asia…


India’s tax department aiming to link bank accounts to Aadhaar by April 30

India’s tax department announced that all individuals who opened a bank account from July 2014 to August 2015 will have…


Latest Micromax smartphone features Fingerprint Cards touch sensor FPC1035

The recently launched smartphone from Indian OEM Micromax features Fingerprint Cards (FPC) touch sensor FPC1035. In a company statement, FPC…


Indian gov’t says it won’t link Aadhaar to national security databases

The Indian government has stated that it will not link its Aadhaar biometric identification scheme with its national intelligence databases….

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