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biometrics

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Car Tech 101: Biometric seats explained

Car seats that read your rump to tailor drive modes and modify your mood are not far away. Brian Cooley shows you how they work.​

By October 20, 2015

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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

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Outcry over iPhone 'Error 53' and bad USB Type-C cables (CNET Update show notes)

Be careful when replacing parts. Poorly made cables can fry a laptop, and iPhones will stop working if the Touch ID button is repaired outside of Apple. It's a lesson some are learning the hard way.

By February 5, 2016

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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

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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

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Presidential candidate suggests microchips for Syrian refugees

Transhumanist Party candidate Zoltan Istvan says implanting technology in those fleeing unrest in the Middle East could allow us to aid the humanitarian effort and protect our borders from terrorists.

By November 20, 2015

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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

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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

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MasterCard app plans to let you pay for things with a selfie

A prototype biometric app can scan your face or your fingerprint to verify your identity to retailers.

By July 3, 2015

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Samsung eyes new biometric sensors for mobile devices

The company could offer iris detection in smartphones to improve security, one Samsung executive says.

By May 19, 2014