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Apple buying security firm AuthenTec for $356 million

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Sure the financials announced this week weren't as exceptional as some we've seen from the company, but Apple's still clearly in a buying mood this week. The company's apparently doing a little security shopping, picking up AuthenTec for $356 million, according to the mobile and network security firm. AuthenTec's...
Apple buying security firm AuthenTec for $356 million
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AuthenTec's stockholders to vote $356 million Apple merger on October 4

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Fingerprint security specialist AuthenTec announced today (via an SEC filing) that it has set a record date and meeting date for its stockholders to vote upon a proposal to clear the merger between the company and Apple, which proposed to acquire the company for $356 million in late July. AuthenTec says...
AuthenTec's stockholders to vote $356 million Apple merger on October 4

Takeover may let Apple bring fingerprint security to its iPhone 5

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AuthenTec expected to agree to $365m acquisition - one of largest sums paid in a takeover by the California technology firmApple is due to secure its acquisition of a company specialising in fingerprint scanning next month, days after the latest iPhone goes on sale, suggesting the technology will be used...
Takeover may let Apple bring fingerprint security to its iPhone 5

Analyst Predicts Future iPhone to Include Fingerprint Security

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... analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities expects Apple's acquisition of AuthenTec to pay off this year with the so-called "iPhone 5S," the company's anticipated next-generation handset. He believes Apple will find a way to integrate the fingerprint sensor into the home button, allowing Apple to keep its "minimalist design."...
Analyst Predicts Future iPhone to Include Fingerprint Security
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Validity Sensors Raising $20M From Qualcomm, TeleSoft To Bring Fingerprint Security To Mobile Payments

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Validity Sensors, the San Jose-based maker of fingerprint scanning sensors and authentication technology, announced today that it has closed $10 million of a $20 million series E financing round. (It will close the second half in the next month.) The investment was led by TeleSoft Partners, with participation from Validity’s...
Validity Sensors Raising $20M From Qualcomm, TeleSoft To Bring Fingerprint Security To Mobile Payments

Research: Fingerprint security in pro PCs now mainstream; cell phones next

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Most every major PC manufacturer is integrating fingerprint security into its systems now according to a research report, and that's creating a boom market in fingerprint sensors; according to Frost & Sullivan, the sensors market was worth 113.6 million in 2006, and it should reach $1.9 billion in 2013. (Note...
Research: Fingerprint security in pro PCs now mainstream; cell phones next

Apple's AuthenTec deal may signal iPhone e-wallet fingerprint security

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Apple's reasons for purchasing AuthenTec for $356 million remain unknown, but the company's products may lead to secure fingerprint sensing technology for a future iPhone that could be tied in to a mobile e-wallet service, industry watchers believe....
Apple's AuthenTec deal may signal iPhone e-wallet fingerprint security

PayPal Executive Looks for Apple to Adopt Fingerprint Sensors, Lead Charge Away From Passwords

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CIO reports on an Interop keynote presentation yesterday by PayPal chief information security officer Michael Barrett in which he discussed the future of account security and suggested that passwords and PINs will soon be a thing of the past. Barrett currently serves as president of the Fast Identity Online (FIDO)...
PayPal Executive Looks for Apple to Adopt Fingerprint Sensors, Lead Charge Away From Passwords

Apple buys mobile security company Authentec Inc for $365 million

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Mobile security company Authentec Inc. announced this morning that it has been acquired by Apple for $8 a share, which equates to $365 million. From Authentec Inc’s website: AuthenTec is a leading provider of mobile and network security. Our diverse product and technology offering helps protect individuals and organizations through secure...
Apple buys mobile security company Authentec Inc for $365 million

PIPA Touch hits Indiegogo to bring biometric security to your smartphone but also the Web

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Biometric security has been employed in computers for a number of years, but until recently the sheer mention it being used in a smartphone may have brought funny looks. However, with Apple seemingly poised to couple biometric scanners with NFC following its $356 million acquisition of Authentec, that may all...
PIPA Touch hits Indiegogo to bring biometric security to your smartphone but also the Web
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Apple Acquires Fingerprint Security Company Authentec for $356 Million

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Apple quietly just closed the biggest deal it has done in quite some time for the fingerprint security company Authentec. Apple will pay $356 million. At that size the deal isn’t material to Apple, and so it probably won’t bother to issue a press release, but since Authentec is public,...
Apple Acquires Fingerprint Security Company Authentec for $356 Million
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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
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