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Beyond Touch ID: Where mobile fingerprint scanners are headed

CNET talks to Synaptics, a provider of fingerprint recognition technology, to see how the industry will counter Apple.

By Jan. 10, 2014

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Crave Ep. 138: 3D-mapping the great indoors with laser scanners

Australian scientists 3D-map the interior of the Leaning Tower of Pisa. We meet the cutest Little Robot Friends from Canada, and take a ride on the back of a soaring eagle.

By Sep. 20, 2013

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3D-mapping the great indoors with laser scanners, Ep. 138

Australian scientists 3D-map the interior of the Leaning Tower of Pisa. We meet the cutest Little Robot Friends from Canada, and take a ride on the back of a soaring eagle.

By Sep. 23, 2013

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Are TSA's body scanners easy to fool?

A blogger claims that the TSA's body scanners can be duped by strapping metal objects to your side, rather than to your front or back.

By Mar. 7, 2012

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TSA, bored of seeing you naked, removing airport body scanners

The Transport Security Administration says its techies have failed to create software that would allow passengers to appears less naked when going through scanners, so it is removing the devices.

By Jan. 19, 2013

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Court to TSA: Hey, what about your nude scanners?

A federal court wonders why the TSA hasn't held public hearings or issued rules about its nude scanners, even though it was ordered to a year ago.

By Aug. 1, 2012

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TuneIn Radio adds police scanners, in-app donations

For real-time information as incidents are developing, nothing beats eavesdropping on the local police.

By Nov. 7, 2011

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New airport scanners alarmed by sweaty armpits

Australia's Sydney Airport debuts allegedly the most sophisticated scanners in the world. However, they appear to be unreasonably sensitive to sweaty armpits.

By Aug. 2, 2011

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Professors: TSA scanners simple to dupe

Two professors at the University of California, San Francisco say the TSA's body scanners do not detect large, irregularly shaped objects because they could be confused with normal anatomy.

By Dec. 14, 2010

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DHS' X-ray scanners could be cancer risk to border crossers

Homeland Security is deploying X-ray scanners to inspect interior of vehicles crossing the border, according to documents obtained by a privacy group, raising new concerns about cancer and privacy risks.

By Jan. 12, 2012