Fingerprint outfit warns as Apple doesn't touch the tech
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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.

Apple may get rid of fingerprint reader
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Thursday, 17 August 2017 06:00

Apple may get rid of fingerprint reader


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.

Samsung gives up on screen finger print scanner
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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.

New MacBooks are around the corner
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Monday, 24 October 2016 19:41

New MacBooks are around the corner


CPU upgrade

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. 

Qualcomm discusses iris, retina verification for mobiles
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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. 

Apple made its passwords easier to hack
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Monday, 26 September 2016 14:23

Apple made its passwords easier to hack


A new feature

Security experts have warned that a new feature in iOS has made it a lot easier for passwords to be hacked.

Chinese want shedloads of fingerprint sensors
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Expected to buy 2-300 million of them

Chinese smartphone vendors will ship an estimated 200-300 smartphones featuring fingerprint-recognizing functions this year.

Fingerprint sensors fall below $5
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Thursday, 24 September 2015 09:39

Fingerprint sensors fall below $5


Everyone can get their mitts on them

While fingerprint sensors are seen as a "top of the range" smartphone item, the cost of providing them is now minimal.