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AuthenTec's board under investigation after Apple buy

AuthenTec, the security company Apple quietly scooped up last month, is now under scrutiny by shareholders.

By August 2, 2012


Apple bulks up mobile security with $356M AuthenTec buy

The iPad and iPhone maker ponies up $8 a share to acquire Authentec, which develops fingerprint sensors and identity management software for mobile devices.

By July 27, 2012


Apple buys fingerprint security company AuthenTec

Apple could be bringing fingerprint- and iris-recognition to the next iPhone.

By July 29, 2012


Apple wants fingerprint sensors in its products

Apple enters into a deal with AuthenTec, which it also plans to buy, to commercialize 2D fingerprint sensors for use in or with Apple products.

By August 16, 2012


Apple buys mobile security company for US$356m

Apple gets serious about mobile security with the purchase of AuthenTec, maker of fingerprint sensors and identity management software.

By July 29, 2012


iPhone 5S could read your fingerprint through the screen

A future iPhone might be able to read your fingerprints through the screen.

By July 19, 2013


Beyond Touch ID: Where mobile fingerprint scanners are headed

CNET talks to Synaptics, a provider of fingerprint recognition technology, to see how the industry will counter Apple.

By January 10, 2014


Biometric scanner code spotted in latest iOS 7 beta

Code sniffer identifies code that suggests Apple plans to add fingerprint recognition to the home button.

By July 29, 2013


iPhone 6 -- the jolt that mobile payments need

Apple's rumored embrace of true mobile payments may finally shake up how we pay for goods and services after years of empty promises.

By August 29, 2014


Report: Apple in talks with Microlatch on fingerprint tech

Reports suggest that Apple may be working with Australian firm Microlatch to incorporate fingerprint technology into mobile payment systems.

By October 3, 2012