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UK bank has started testing debit cards with built-in fingerprint sensors
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UK bank has started testing debit cards with built-in fingerprint sensors

It will let users make contactless payments without needing to input a pin or offer a signature.

Samsung’s Galaxy S10 is a bit handicapped when it comes to face unlock
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Samsung’s Galaxy S10 is a bit handicapped when it comes to face unlock

Samsung barely gives you any choices to securely authenticate the Galaxy S10.

Indian airports to get facial recognition tech to cope with the surge in passengers
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Indian airports to get facial recognition tech to cope with the surge in passengers

The technology will be introduced at Bengaluru and Hyderabad airports first in February 2019.

UIDAI directs telcos to submit plans to stop use of UID in next 15 days
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UIDAI directs telcos to submit plans to stop use of UID in next 15 days

Bharti Airtel, Reliance Jio, Vodafone Idea, others have already been sent a circular to this effect.

Paytm testing facial recognition as a mode of authentication for payments
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Paytm testing facial recognition as a mode of authentication for payments

Facial recognition is expected to roll out soon on Paytm for Android for unlocking access to the app.

Congress claims Aadhaar enrolment software hack jeopardised sanctity of UIDAI
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Congress claims Aadhaar enrolment software hack jeopardised sanctity of UIDAI

Any unauthorised person from anywhere in the world can generate Aadhaar ID using the patch.

DBT savings of Rs 90,000 cr: Narendra Modi govt must build on this in battle against a leaky welfare delivery system
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DBT savings of Rs 90,000 cr: Narendra Modi govt must build on this in battle against a leaky welfare delivery system

Did DBT really save the exchequer a colossal Rs 90,000 crore, and was this entirely due to elimination of 6 crore ghost beneficiaries, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in his Independence Day speech?

Ayushman Bharat scheme underscores issues with SC's interim orders in March
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Ayushman Bharat scheme underscores issues with SC's interim orders in March

There is nothing to prevent the government from making Aadhaar mandatory for Ayushman Bharat.

Vivo’s 3D face unlock tech will be able to authenticate users upto 3 metres away
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Vivo’s 3D face unlock tech will be able to authenticate users upto 3 metres away

With face recognition conquered, Vivo is looking to do full body scans for its beautification AI.

Aadhaar hearing: Highlights from 38 days of Supreme Court's 2nd longest hearing in history
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Aadhaar hearing: Highlights from 38 days of Supreme Court's 2nd longest hearing in history

The Aadhaar hearings are second-longest hearing in the history of the Supreme Court, here's a glance at the major arguments made over the past 38 days of hearings.

Aadhaar hearing: Entire Aadhaar project is beyond the stated objectives of Aadhaar Act, argue petitioners
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Aadhaar hearing: Entire Aadhaar project is beyond the stated objectives of Aadhaar Act, argue petitioners

The issues raised included that the entire Aadhaar project is beyond the Act’s objectives, the excessive data collection under KYR+ and State Resident Data Hubs (SRDHs),

Exploring the need for a right against automated decisions in India in view of Aadhaar based biometric authentication
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Exploring the need for a right against automated decisions in India in view of Aadhaar based biometric authentication

One of the arguments in the ongoing Aadhaar case was on the Aadhaar system as the use of a technology which resulted in the denial of constitutional right.

Study finds that Indian millennials are poor at creating complex passwords to prevent hacking
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Study finds that Indian millennials are poor at creating complex passwords to prevent hacking

While 75 percent of the millennials are comfortable using biometrics, less than half are using complex passwords and 41 percent reuse passwords.

Digital payments: Smart solutions, data security and collaborations need of the hour
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Digital payments: Smart solutions, data security and collaborations need of the hour

While earlier only banks were the access points for loans, fintech companies are now enabling SMES to access finance more easily.

Beyond the basics: 5 security tips for consumers to protect their identity in the era of data breaches
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Beyond the basics: 5 security tips for consumers to protect their identity in the era of data breaches

India has seen its share of data breaches and security hacks recently and is being quickly identified as one of the most affected geographies world over.

Scientists develop new biometric-based authentication system that uses body sweat as authentication
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Scientists develop new biometric-based authentication system that uses body sweat as authentication

The approach would not only improve on current authentication methods, but also help people with certain disabilities to authenticate devices with ease.

Apple Face ID: Here's how the iPhone X' newest and safest biometric authentication system works
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Apple Face ID: Here's how the iPhone X' newest and safest biometric authentication system works

The notch you see on the top of the iPhone X houses a plethora of sensors, four of which are required to enable Face ID.

SIM cards to be deactivated, if not linked with Aadhaar cards by February 2018, say sources
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SIM cards to be deactivated, if not linked with Aadhaar cards by February 2018, say sources

The sources said Aadhaar mobile linkage is being done as per the orders of Supreme Court passed in February this year in Lokniti foundation case.

UIDAI warns agencies, says they can't cite glitch, excuse to refuse Aadhaar enrolment
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UIDAI warns agencies, says they can't cite glitch, excuse to refuse Aadhaar enrolment

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has issued a stern warning to enrolment agencies for refusing enrolment to residents citing technical glitch or on any other pretext, and termed such refusal as "corrupt practice"

Aadhaar data privacy: UIDAI files FIRs against 8 websites for illegally collecting user info
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Aadhaar data privacy: UIDAI files FIRs against 8 websites for illegally collecting user info

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has filed FIRs against eight unauthorised websites for promising Aadhaar-related services, and illegally collecting Aadhaar number and enrolment details from people.