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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

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Researchers discover how to tell the age of a fingerprint

Within a year, police forensics could be employing the new method of determining which fingerprints are relevant to a crime scene.

By June 4, 2014

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Samsung Galaxy S5 fingerprint scanner thwarted by hack

Reseachers at Germany's Security Research Labs were able to sneak past Samsung's fingerprint security by using a fingerprint spoof.

By April 15, 2014

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Set up the fingerprint scanner on the Galaxy S5

CNET’s Dan Graziano shows you how to set up one of the coolest features on Samsung’s new smartphone.

By April 10, 2014

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Galaxy S5 ups smartphone ante with fingerprint payments

Your finger can do more than dial and text on the newest Samsung smartphone. The Galaxy S5 lets you pay with your fingerprint. As CNET's Kara Tsuboi explains, Samsung is turning up the heat on Apple with the smartphone, two smartwatches, and a fitness tracker.

By April 10, 2014

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​Getting to know the Galaxy S5’s fingerprint scanner

Samsung’s latest smartphone can utilize fingerprints to unlock your device, access private content, and even authorize payments. Here's what you need to know to get started.

By April 10, 2014

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Apple's iOS 7.1 lands with CarPlay, improved fingerprint scanner

The updated operating system also makes some changes to Siri and fixes some bugs and user interface issues.

By March 10, 2014

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Apple eyes fingerprint sensors to connect various devices

In a patent application, the iPhone maker explains a system for wireless pairing and device communication using biometrics like fingerprint scanners, retina scans, and voice signatures.

By March 6, 2014

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A deep dive into the Galaxy S5's snappy fingerprint scanner

A swipe of your digit is all it takes for your unique prints to unlock the phone so you can pay for goods. Here's what CNET's Jessica Dolcourt thinks of it.

By February 25, 2014

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Galaxy S5 fingerprint sensor lets people shop with PayPal

While Samsung's new smartphone allows for digital payments with fingerprint authentication, what does this mean for Apple's iPhone?

By February 24, 2014