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Australian government reintroduces bill for facial biometric services as tech’s uses expand

Australia’s government has brought the identity matching services bill back to parliament for a second attempt to set up biometric…


Mastercard and Orange: why global brands are delving into African biometrics

The speed at which African nations are implementing biometric systems for national ID and electoral rolls has created something of…


CallSign partners with CK Hutchison to protect UK telecom customer from SIM swap fraud

CallSign has formed a partnership with CKH Innovations Opportunities Development (IOD) to enhance fraud detection and prevention by British telecoms….


ImageWare to provide biometric engine for telecom with 30 million customers

ImageWare Systems has reached an agreement to provide its patented multi-modal Biometric Engine for user authentication to a major telecommunications…


Aadhaar biometrics approved for voluntary use by banks and telecoms

Aadhaar has been approved for use by financial institutions and telecoms to verify customer identity for KYC checks, after an…


Legislation proposes voluntary Aadhaar biometric authentication for bank and telecom customers

India’s government has tabled legislation in the Lok Sabha expected since the Supreme Court decision to block the requirement of…


Brazilian telecom plans to register biometrics for full subscriber base in four years

Brazilian telecom company Vivo will register biometrics for its entire subscriber base within four years, a company executive told a…


Financial firms and telecoms in India wrestle with new Aadhaar authentication rules

Fintech and mutual fund companies cannot authenticate customers with their Aadhaar account, banks would like to continue doing so, and…


Indian telecom association says Aadhaar face recognition rules impose cost and time burdens

The Cellular Operator’s Association of India (COAI) says two of the new rules associated with introducing face recognition to Aadhaar…


UIDAI announces September 15 deadline for telecoms to implement Aadhaar facial biometrics

Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has announced that the roll-out of biometric facial recognition for Aadhaar will begin September…

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