Mastercard has a new credit card with a fingerprint scanner in it

Mastercard has unveiled a new credit card that incorporates a fingerprint scanner built right into the bottom of the card.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/20/mastercard-has-new-credit-card-with-fingerprint-scanner-in-it.html

Powered by WPeMatico

MasterCard Will Put Selfies to Work for Authentication


MasterCard on Monday announced facial recognition and fingerprint technology that essentially would allow customers to take selfies to help authenticate their identity when engaged in mobile shopping. The rollout, which is planned for this summer in the U.S., Canada and part of Europe, follows a pilot of biometrics by MasterCard and International Card Services with Dutch participants. The 750 ABN AMRO cardholders who took part in the pilot were able to complete their purchases without PIN codes, passwords or confirmation codes, MasterCard said.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83148.html?rss=1

Powered by WPeMatico

Apple again breaks Touch ID for some iPhone and iPad users with iOS 9.1

Article Image A number of iPhone and iPad owners are reporting Touch ID fingerprint recognition and stability issues after updating to the latest version of iOS 9, problems similar to those that cropped up in iOS 8.

The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/4b4763e0/sc/15/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C150C110C0A50Capple0Eagain0Ebreaks0Etouch0Eid0Efor0Esome0Eiphone0Eand0Eipad0Eusers0Ewith0Eios0E91/story01.htm

Powered by WPeMatico

First take video: Faster Touch ID on iPhone 6s, 6s Plus makes login & Apple Pay virtually instantaneous

Article Image While Apple’s first-generation Touch ID fingerprint reader was already fast when it debuted two years ago on iPhone 5s, this year’s update speeds up the sensor so there’s virtually no delay at all.

The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/4a282ed5/sc/28/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C150C0A90C250Cfirst0Etake0Efaster0Etouch0Eid0Eon0Eiphone0E6s0E6s0Eplus0Emakes0Elogin0Eapple0Epay0Evirtually0Einstantaneous/story01.htm

Powered by WPeMatico

Apple acquires dozens of biometric authentication patents from Virginia-based Privaris

Evidence that Apple is planning significant overhauls to its Touch ID fingerprint recognition system continues to mount, with the company reportedly acquiring more than two dozen biometric authentication patents from privately-held Virginia firm Privaris.



The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/479c7a6b/sc/28/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C150C0A60C260Capple0Eacquires0Edozens0Eof0Ebiometric0Eauthentication0Epatents0Efrom0Evirginia0Ebased0Eprivaris/story01.htm

Powered by WPeMatico

Rumor: Apple to add Touch ID to Retina MacBook Air as well as future Magic Mouse and Magic Trackpad

Apple may be planning an expansion of its Touch ID fingerprint authentication technology to its portable computers and peripherals in advance of a larger Apple Pay rollout, according to a Tuesday report out of Taiwan.



The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/437cb108/sc/15/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C150C0A20C170Crumor0Eapple0Eto0Eadd0Etouch0Eid0Eto0Eretina0Emacbook0Eair0Eas0Ewell0Eas0Efuture0Emagic0Emouse0Eand0Emagic0Etrackpad/story01.htm

Powered by WPeMatico

Apple's next iPhone to include updated Touch ID sensor for safer, superior Apple Pay experience

The Touch ID fingerprint sensor will get an upgrade this year with Apple’s next-generation iPhone, according to well-connected insider Ming-Chi Kuo, who said on Tuesday that the new model will improve the Apple Pay experience with fewer reading errors.



The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/433e560b/sc/15/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C150C0A20C10A0Capples0Enext0Eiphone0Eto0Einclude0Eupdated0Etouch0Eid0Esensor0Efor0Esafer0Esuperior0Eapple0Epay0Eexperience/story01.htm

Powered by WPeMatico

Apple shows continued interest in embedding Touch ID fingerprint sensors into touchscreen displays

Future iPhones and iPads could move Apple’s Touch ID fingerprint sensor from the device’s home button to the display itself, allowing a more seamless and potentially dynamic way for a device to securely authenticate a user.



The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/4315fbb4/sc/28/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C150C0A20C0A50Capple0Eshows0Econtinued0Einterest0Ein0Eembedding0Etouch0Eid0Efingerprint0Esensors0Einto0Etouchscreen0Edisplays/story01.htm

Powered by WPeMatico

Fingerprint sensor for Google's Nexus 6 was nixed after Apple bought AuthenTec

Motorola did intend to include a Touch ID-like fingerprint sensor in its Android flagship Nexus 6 smartphone, the company’s then-CEO has revealed, but canceled the plan following Apple’s acquisition of would-be component supplier AuthenTec.



The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/42b84511/sc/15/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C150C0A10C260Cfingerprint0Esensor0Efor0Egoogles0Enexus0E60Ewas0Enixed0Eafter0Eapple0Ebought0Eauthentec/story01.htm

Powered by WPeMatico

Samsung to ape Apple's Touch ID with touch-style fingerprint sensor in 'Galaxy S6' – report

Samsung’s next flagship smartphone will ship with a Touch ID-like fingerprint sensor in place of the swipe-style sensor that the company employed on the underwhelming Galaxy S5, according to a new report.



The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/42677183/sc/15/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C150C0A10C160Csamsung0Eto0Eape0Eapples0Etouch0Eid0Ewith0Etouch0Estyle0Efingerprint0Esensor0Ein0Egalaxy0Es60E0E0Ereport/story01.htm

Powered by WPeMatico

Every new iPhone and iPad expected to ship with Touch ID in 2014

Apple is expected to include its Touch ID fingerprint sensor technology in all new iPhone and iPad devices introduced this year, one analyst says, which will grow shipments of the package to some 120 million in 2014.



The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/3ada988e/sc/5/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C140C0A50C260Cevery0Enew0Eiphone0Eand0Eipad0Eto0Eship0Ewith0Etouch0Eid0Ein0E20A140Eanalyst0Esays/story01.htm

Powered by WPeMatico