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The Next Game-Changing iPhone Feature Is Fingerprint Scanning, Says Brian White (AAPL)

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Apple will add fingerprint scanning technology to the next iPhone, as well as the next versions of the iPad, says Topeka Capital analyst Brian White. White is on a "tech tour" in Taiwan. Talking with sources at PC industry tradeshow Computex, White says "fingerprint technology will greatly simplify and speed...
The Next Game-Changing iPhone Feature Is Fingerprint Scanning, Says Brian White (AAPL)

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

Asian Rumors Continue to Bolster an Apple HDTV for this Year

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Over the past week there have been a series of Apple product forecasts for 2013 reported on by MacRumors and AppleInsider based on KGI Securities analyst Minch-Chi Kuo. One even went so far as to predict Apple's use of fingerprint technology for iDevices. Today, China Times out of Taiwan is...
Asian Rumors Continue to Bolster an Apple HDTV for this Year

More reports claim next iPhone to include fingerprint tech, could lead to launch delays

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Brian White, Topeka Capital’s Apple analyst that previously gave some quite out there predictions for an Apple TV with “iRing”, today is saying that his recent checks with suppliers in Asia indicate Apple will include fingerprint sensor tech in the next iPhone. For what it’s worth, White says it could...
More reports claim next iPhone to include fingerprint tech, could lead to launch delays

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

Apple hiring software engineers to work on fingerprint tech at Authentec's Melbourne Design Center?

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A new job listing on Apple.com could add fire to the rumors that Apple is considering including fingerprint technology in upcoming devices. The job posting seeking a software engineer to write “low-level code to configure and control hardware” is the only listing on Apple’s site located at the “Melbourne Design...
Apple hiring software engineers to work on fingerprint tech at Authentec's Melbourne Design Center?

Fingerprint, NFC tech coming to iPhone 5S, report claims

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The iPhone 5S will implement both NFC and a fingerprint sensor, the China Times alleges. A Taiwanese company, Chipbond, will reportedly provide touch display drivers and some other necessary parts. The fingerprint system is expected to operate in service of the NFC, providing extra security for mobile payments. It should...
Fingerprint, NFC tech coming to iPhone 5S, report claims
Apple's newly acquired fingerprint technology exposes Windows passwords

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

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

Job postings suggest Apple to begin chip development in Orlando, Florida, near chip partner Qualcomm

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Several job postings looking for both hardware and software engineers reveal that Apple is looking to begin its own chip development in Orlando, Florida. Last week we learned that Apple is hiring software engineers to work on fingerprint technology at Authentec in Melbourne, Florida, which is about one hour south of...
Job postings suggest Apple to begin chip development in Orlando, Florida, near chip partner Qualcomm

Apple Gains "AuthenTec" and "KeepSafe" Registered Trademarks

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On March 8, 2013, the US Patent & Trademark Office published Apple's latest registered trademarks for "AuthenTec" and "KeepSafe." Apple acquired AuthenTec in July 2012 and is likely to use their fingerprint technology for iDevice security and/or e-Commerce ......
Apple Gains "AuthenTec" and "KeepSafe" Registered Trademarks

Report: Apple in talks with Microlatch to secure print recognition tech

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Reports suggest that Apple may be working with Australian firm Microlatch to incorporate fingerprint technology into mobile payment systems. [Read more]...
Report: Apple in talks with Microlatch to secure print recognition tech

AAPL Analyst Short of the day: Jefferies' Misek downgrades on expensive low cost iPhone, own casing color prediction unlikelihood

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Back in January Jeffries analyst Peter Misek claimed iPhone 5S production was slated for March with an expected June/July launch date for the device. Today, Misek has issued a note to clients (via StreetInsider) cutting his price target for Apple from $500 to $420 and claiming iPhone 5S could be...
AAPL Analyst Short of the day: Jefferies' Misek downgrades on expensive low cost iPhone, own casing color prediction unlikelihood

Apple's Secret Feature For The iPhone 5S Rumored To Be Fingerprint Scanning (AAPL)

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Apple's next iPhone might have a fingerprint technology, says Topeka Capital analyst Brian White. White has been touring Asia for the last two weeks picking up and passing along all the gossip he's hearing about Apple's iPhone. It's been very entertaining reading, but in terms of accuracy, we'll have to...
Apple's Secret Feature For The iPhone 5S Rumored To Be Fingerprint Scanning (AAPL)

Apple's recently acquired fingerprint tech exposed as Windows security risk

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Back in July Apple acquired Authentec, a company that held the rights to fingerprint-reading technology, originally developed by a company called UPEK, since 2010. According to a report from ArsTechnica citing several security researchers, UPEK Protector Suite, a product that uses the fingerprint technology now owned by Apple, has been...
Apple's recently acquired fingerprint tech exposed as Windows security risk

Switzerland's Squirro raises seed funding to help add context to your data

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Formula VC, a new fund with a presence in Silicon Valley and London, UK, has announced its first investment. The firm has backed a Swiss startup named Squirro, which develops software that adds context to information. What Squirro’s technology does is take unstructured data from any digital source and turns...
Switzerland's Squirro raises seed funding to help add context to your data

Sources says fingerprint tech causing next-gen iPhone delay

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Production of a next-generation iPhone -- commonly labeled the iPhone 5S -- may be delayed, Reuters says. Japanese and Taiwanese supplier sources tell the news agency that 5S production was originally expected to start in June, but that Apple may be encountering manufacturing issues. In particular, one source says that...
Sources says fingerprint tech causing next-gen iPhone delay

AuthenTec Sells Off Embedded Security Systems, Leaving FingerPrint Technology for Apple

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NFCWorld reports that AuthenTec has sold off its Embedded Security Solutions (ESS) division to a company called Inside Secure for $48 million, leaving Apple with its fingerprint sensors and identity management assets. Authentec's Embedded Security Solutions (ESS) division designs, develops and sells a range of embedded security solutions, centered...
AuthenTec Sells Off Embedded Security Systems, Leaving FingerPrint Technology for Apple

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?
Report: Apple signs up fingerprint security company Microlatch to develop NFC technology

AuthenTec preparing to cut off non-Apple customers in 2013

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Fingerprint technology company AuthenTec will be cutting off all of its non-Apple customers starting in 2013, a Korean report says. This includes companies like Samsung, HP, Dell, Lenovo, and Fujitsu. Apple bought out AuthenTec in July, and as is normally the case for the company, the acquisition appears to have...
AuthenTec preparing to cut off non-Apple customers in 2013

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

Analyst: iPhone 5S Will Have Larger Camera, New Fingerprint Technology, Same Screen Size

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Topeka analyst Brian White today issued a new research note summarizing his thoughts on the phone he calls the iPhone 5S, expected to be released this summer. Most notably, he seems to have reversed his prior assertion that the next iPhone will have multiple screen sizes, noting that at a...
Analyst: iPhone 5S Will Have Larger Camera, New Fingerprint Technology, Same Screen Size
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