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AuthenTec, the security company Apple quietly scooped up last month, is now under scrutiny by shareholders.
Apple could be bringing fingerprint- and iris-recognition to the next iPhone.
The iPad and iPhone maker ponies up $8 a share to acquire Authentec, which develops fingerprint sensors and identity management software for mobile devices.
Former Motorola CEO Dennis Woodside says his company had plans to add a fingerprint sensor to the Nexus 6 but that Apple acquired the company it was hoping to partner with.
Apple unveils new iPads on Thursday that for the first time include the iPhone's Touch ID fingerprint sensor. The company says it was "the most-requested feature" in its tablets.
The fingerprint reader on the iPhone 6 can be fooled by the same trick that unlocks the iPhone 5S -- but it didn't have to be that way.
Apple will help consumers say buh-bye to plastic credit cards with the NFC-enabled iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, and Apple Watch using its new mobile payment service Apple Pay.
In an interview, Synaptics CEO Rick Bergman talks about the opportunities that stem from the Internet of Things and describes his idea of the holy grail of biometric sensors.
Apple's rumored embrace of true mobile payments may finally shake up how we pay for goods and services after years of empty promises.
CNET talks to Synaptics, a provider of fingerprint recognition technology, to see how the industry will counter Apple.