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Apple Reportedly Working with Australian Firm Microlatch on Fingerprint Recognition

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Even as AuthenTec's board of directors appears to moving toward approval of Apple's $356 million acquisition of the fingerprint sensor chip company, a new report suggests that Apple is also drawing on other expertise to assist with its mobile payments effort. According to The Australian (subscription required), Apple has signed...
Apple Reportedly Working with Australian Firm Microlatch on Fingerprint Recognition

Apple's Next iPhone Might Be Unlockable By The Owner's Fingerprint

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The end of the smartphone passcode could be at hand, if technology companies have their way. Apple is said to be planning to introduce an iPhone that can be unlocked by the owner's fingerprint, while other manufacturers are thought to be experimenting with iris scanning and voice recognition. Speculation about...
Apple's Next iPhone Might Be Unlockable By The Owner's Fingerprint

AuthenTec Said to Cut Off Non-Apple Fingerprint Sensor Customers in 2013

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According to Korea's etnews.com [Google translation], fingerprint sensor firm AuthenTec has notified a number of its customers, including Samsung, HP, Dell, Lenovo, and Fujitsu, that it will cease offering its technology to those companies as of next year. Apple agreed to acquire AuthenTec in July, and AuthenTec's board is expected...
AuthenTec Said to Cut Off Non-Apple Fingerprint Sensor Customers in 2013

Mike Lynch: the man behind Autonomy

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Since his sudden departure from Hewlett-Packard in May, the founder of Autonomy has made few public appearancesMike Lynch has made few public appearances since his sudden departure from Hewlett-Packard in May of this year. He was getting his bearings, came the message when I tried to get in touch in...
Mike Lynch: the man behind Autonomy

Apple Insights From Tim Cook's Talk At Goldman Sachs

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According to the man in charge, Apple's innovation drive is at its "strongest ever." Apple is not done innovating, CEO Tim Cook said today at the Goldman Sachs Conference. In general, he kept to his script, just as he did last year, revealing little extra detail about his company's...
Apple Insights From Tim Cook's Talk At Goldman Sachs

Apple's 500 Million iTunes Store Accounts Offer Significant Potential for Growth in Services

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Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty released an extensive new report today offering a look at how Apple's base of 500 million iTunes/App Store customers fits in with other services and how Apple can leverage that user base to drive future sales and revenue growth. Huberty notes that Apple's account base...
Apple's 500 Million iTunes Store Accounts Offer Significant Potential for Growth in Services
Fingerprint recognition isn't just for spies anymore

Natural ID brings fingerprint recognition to phones, tablets

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LAS VEGAS--It's the stuff of science fiction: You press your finger to a touch screen, the ridges in your skin make an impression on the smooth glass, and the device recognizes your fingerprint and welcomes you back. Fingerprint authentication technology is still maturing, but San Jose-based tech company Validity...
Natural ID brings fingerprint recognition to phones, tablets

Books As Social Objects

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Verlyn Klinkenborg makes some astute observations about his use of iPad and Kindle as a reader of books, in particular the role that books play in social intercourse and how this is diminished becuase of the restrictions that digital books tools place upon us: The entire impulse behind Amazon’s Kindle...
Books As Social Objects

Medical marijuana vending machine uses fingerprint recognition for added security

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When you're building a vending machine designed to dole out medical marijuana, security is a major concern — and the new Autospense doesn't skimp when it comes to security. In order to access their marijuana, patients need to go through a multi-step process that includes swiping a registration card,...
Medical marijuana vending machine uses fingerprint recognition for added security

Researchers use bioimpedance as a biometric, let health monitor devices know who you are

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Wouldn't it be great if fitness and medical gadgets automatically knew who was wearing them? Researchers from Dartmouth have come up with a new way to provide health monitors just such an ability using a tiny electric current and a bioimpedance sensor. You see, each person's body provides a...
Researchers use bioimpedance as a biometric, let health monitor devices know who you are

Apple to use fingerprint sensor to enhance the security of NFC mobile payments in next iPhone?

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A translated report this morning from China Times (via Macotakara) appears to claim the iPhone 5S will be the first device from Apple to include fingerprint sensor and NFC technology. According to the report, Taiwanese company Chipbond will be providing the integrated touch display driver and other components necessary to...
Apple to use fingerprint sensor to enhance the security of NFC mobile payments in next iPhone?

iPhone 5 launch: ten things I'd like to see - and six I don't expect

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From more control via Siri to a 'scripting language' to tie together actions, here's a list of ways to really improve the experience on the next iPhoneThe list of things that people are expecting - or perhaps hoping - to see in an iPhone 5 is growing longer and longer:...
iPhone 5 launch: ten things I'd like to see - and six I don't expect

Apple working with MicroLatch on fingerprint recognition

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Apple has signed a deal with an Australian company, MicroLatch, to work on fingerprint recognition technology, The Australian reports. The information comes by way of David Murray, formerly the head of the Commonwealth Bank and now a major MicroLatch investor. He claims that the help Apple wants is explicitly related...
Apple working with MicroLatch on fingerprint recognition
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Windows 8.1 to let you secure folders with your fingerprint

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The update to Windows 8 will natively support fingerprint recognition, letting users sign into accounts and lock down folders with a single swipe. [Read more]...
Windows 8.1 to let you secure folders with your fingerprint
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Rumor: Apple strikes deal with Australian start-up Microlatch for fingerprint security tech

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Apple has reportedly inked a deal with Microlatch to use the firm's fingerprint recognition technology in near-field communications applications, possibly hinting that the iPhone maker is serious about introducing e-wallet functionality to future devices....
Rumor: Apple strikes deal with Australian start-up Microlatch for fingerprint security tech

Apple patent filing hints at fingerprint tech possibilities

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A newly-published patent application hints at what Apple might have in store for its upcoming fingerprint recognition technology. The proposed concept would hide a fingerprint scanner -- or another form of biometric sensor -- in the screen or bezel of a device, only revealing it when necessary by changing the...
Apple patent filing hints at fingerprint tech possibilities
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