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Microsoft's Hello facial detection system tells twins apart

The new log-in system for Windows 10 recognizes your face -- and reportedly can distinguish you from your identical twin.

By August 24, 2015

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Google joins FIDO's crusade to replace passwords

In the face of rampant weak password selection, group aims to replace passwords for identity authentication when logging into Web sites and online accounts.

By April 23, 2013

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F-U-N-D-E-D: Algorithms aplenty, wearables for you, robots for rover

In the last week, Silicon Valley's venture capitalists have bet on a future where dogs are gamers and on-demand is in.

By June 12, 2015

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Disco Dog LED vest makes your pooch a party animal

Wearables go to the dogs with a colorful LED-studded, smartphone-controlled vest that sparkles in the dark and turns Fido into a four-legged disco ball.

By March 16, 2015

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As April Fools' arrives, Google flips out and T-Mobile goes to the dogs

The search giant pulls an about-face and the wireless carrier puts on a dog-and-pony show for April Fools' Day. Also: Microsoft's MS-DOS Mobile, Motorola's premium selfie stick and Samsung's smart knife.

By March 31, 2015

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Microsoft's Windows Hello will make your face, finger or iris the new sign-in

With biometric authentication for Windows 10 devices, the world's largest software maker hopes to make it harder for hackers to scoop up your data.

By March 17, 2015

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Listen up! Qualcomm's ultrasonic 3D fingerprint scanner could one day give passwords the finger (hands-on)

Sound waves aren't just for voices. They're also adept at priming your prints, and one day replacing your passwords.

By March 2, 2015

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Google endorses a simpler way to secure your data

Even the strongest passwords can be hacked, which is why Google urges users to adopt two-step authentication. A new USB drive makes it easier for users to safeguard their data.

By October 21, 2014

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Lightsaber keys for Force entry into your own home

The "Star Wars" universe has infiltrated every part of your life, so you might as well get the matching house keys, too.

By October 1, 2014

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Qualcomm: Snapdragon makes for more secure smartphone kill switch

The chipmaker says its Snapdragon processors are an important element to creating secure methods of rendering mobile devices bricks if stolen.

By September 15, 2014