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'Sinister' and 'Orwellian': BioBeats founder warns of the dark side of wearables and biometrics

The man behind the heartbeat-reading startup has warned of the potential abuses of the new technology.

By May 13, 2015


Biometric app downloads set to soar in next four years, study shows

More consumers will rely on fingerprint sensing and facial scanning apps in coming years, Juniper Research predicts.

By January 20, 2015


Hypr-3 biometric payments stick is tiny (pictures)

The Hypr-3 brings secure biometric payments to any device with Bluetooth connectivity.

5 Images By January 7, 2015


Microsoft unveils Surface Pro 4 tablet as latest laptop killer

The screen for the new Surface Pro is only a bit larger than the previous model but a smaller bezel means there's even more real estate.

By October 6, 2015


Technology to smooth today's travel turbulence

From CNET Magazine: Smartphones, online services and biometric scanners are already easing the way for travelers. Expect even more tech to transform your journeys in the not-too-distant future.

By October 3, 2015


Ralph Lauren biometric smart shirt debuts at US Open

Forget fitness bands. Ralph Lauren has introduced an entire fitness shirt stocked with sensors designed to monitor heart rate, stress levels, and movement.

By August 25, 2014


Tape-like material sticks to clothes and analyses your insides

Textile and chemistry company Toyobo is developing Cocomi -- a tape-like material that, when attached to clothing, can read signals from your heart and lungs.

By October 6, 2015


Apple eyes remote control personalized via fingerprint, retinal scan

A newly published patent application details a TV remote that could respond differently to separate people based on a scan of their fingerprint or eye.

By July 23, 2015


Apple sees smart rings in its future

A newly-published Apple patent application envisions a smart ring that would incorporate a microphone, camera, screen and other features found in today's smartphones and smartwatches.

By October 1, 2015


Hot-button issue: iPhone 6S hints at an end to the home button

A few of the additions to Apple's latest smartphone, which goes on sale Friday, suggest big design changes may be coming to future generations of the phone. That may be a good thing.

By September 22, 2015