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What you won't see in the next Moto X: Fingerprint sensor

Motorola President Rick Osterloh also doesn't like e-ink for the Moto 360 smartwatch.

By March 4, 2015

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Startup promises super-accurate fingerprint sensor

Vkansee has a working model of an optical fingerprint sensor that it claims is more accurate and secure than the competition.

By March 4, 2015

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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

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Apple buys fingerprint security company AuthenTec

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

By July 29, 2012

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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

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It's Apple's fault Nexus 6 has no fingerprint sensor, ex-CEO says

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.

By January 26, 2015

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Apple iPads add Touch ID in catch-up with iPhone

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.

By October 16, 2014

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Apple's Touch ID still vulnerable to hack, security researcher finds

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.

By September 23, 2014

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Apple takes NFC mainstream on iPhone 6; Apple Watch with Apple Pay

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.

By September 9, 2014

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Synaptics: Get ready for more smartphones with fingerprint readers

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.

By August 31, 2014