Hands off Fingerprent Cards
Smartphone component maker Fingerprint Cards has warned revenue would be far below market estimates in the third quarter and the Tame Apple Press claims it is because Apple has abandoned the technology, sending its shares tumbling 22 percent.
Will rely instead on smug aura detectors
The fruity tax-dodging cargo cult Apple, in a desperate move to increase margins on its failing iPhone, has decided to abandon the expensive fingerprint reader.
Galaxy 8 is unlikely to have it
Samsung Electronics' upcoming Galaxy S8 is unlikely to feature on-screen fingerprint scanning because its touch sensor partner Synaptics ran out of time for developing the related technology.
Apple is preparing to launch its updated versions of MacBooks and a new USB Type-C MagSafe-like charging, new CPUs and an OLED touch are the loudest of rumors.
4G and 5G summit: Iris, retina or facial recognition as a key
Qualcomm's Sy Choundhury, Senior Director of Product Management, talked to the media audience in Hong Kong at the 4G and 5G summit about the security mechanisms and machine learning capabilities of Snapdragon processors.
A new feature
Security experts have warned that a new feature in iOS has made it a lot easier for passwords to be hacked.
Expected to buy 2-300 million of them
Chinese smartphone vendors will ship an estimated 200-300 smartphones featuring fingerprint-recognizing functions this year.