Security researchers confirm that a member of the Chaos Computer Club has successfully hacked Apple's iPhone 5S Touch ID fingerprint sensor.
Accounts in good standing with the video-sharing site can now begin live video streaming, regardless of their number of followers.
Celebrities and other public figures will soon have the chance to verify their accounts and display a preferred "alternative name," TechCrunch reports.
Credit-card authentication system teaches online shoppers risky habits because it doesn't display visual markers, such as a color-coded browser bar or "https," researchers say.
After downloading the OS X Lion installer from the Mac App Store, some people are finding the installer cannot be verified and will not run.
The social network will soon be awarding the accolade to developers who opt to go through a security review for a fee.
Under legal pressure, the microblogging site has started rolling out a background-checking system so that prominent users can prove that accounts belong to them.
On the company blog, Twitter co-founder Biz Stone says Tony La Russa lawsuit over fake tweets borders on "frivolous," but details plans to prevent such abuse of the service in the future.
Just like Twitter, Facebook starts signaling authentic public-figure Pages and accounts with a little blue check mark.
Holders of verified Twitter accounts can register for URLs beginning Friday, while nonverified accounts will have to wait until December 23.