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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….

 

Fingopay to power finger vein biometric payments at Manchester hospitality venues

Fingopay is planning to launch its biometric fintech payment system at leisure and hospitality venues around Manchester this coming summer…

 

UK age verification requirement for porn sites delayed again amid privacy concerns

A system to restrict access to pornography online in the UK to individuals who have been verified as being of…

 

UK Home Office issues RFI for hundreds of mobile fingerprint scanners

The UK’s Home Office Biometrics Program has issued an RFI (request for information) to begin the procurement process for 200…

 

UK commissioners urge pause on police use of automatic facial biometrics after pilots

The UK parliament’s Science and Technology Committee has been told that live facial recognition technology should not be further deployed…

 

Samsung Pay brings contactless biometric payments to PFS cardholders in UK

Samsung will launch Samsung Pay for PFS payment cards to allow UK cardholders to make contactless payments with a PFS…

 

UK consumers and businesses agree biometric payment coming but split on modality

More than half of British consumers believe biometrics will be used for payments in the future, compared to only 8…

 

Brexit drama blocking public and political debate on facial recognition surveillance by UK police

Fans entering an upcoming Six Nations rugby championship match between Wales and Ireland will be scanned against a wanted list…

 

Gemalto contactless biometric payment cards selected for NatWest UK pilot

NatWest (National Westminster Bank) will be piloting biometric payment cards supplied by Gemalto in an upcoming trial. NatWest is a…

 

Biometrics and AI vision technologies deployed in Hong Kong and UK prisons to prevent drug use

Hong Kong is testing AI vision and prisoner-tracking technologies and the UK has completed a trial of iris and facial…

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