Assam to approach Supreme Court for Aadhaar to NRC applicants
Over 27 lakh NRC applicants in Assam had submitted their biometrics during the claims and objections phase for updating the state's NRC
Lok Sabha clears Criminal Procedure (Identification) Bill: It’s a need of the hour, but we should proceed with caution
Apart from aiding in the investigation and trial process, experts believe that the Bill will also end police atrocity and bring transparency
A deep dive into the gene pool to understand epigenetics and epigenomics
This plot line of the 1997 American science fiction film Gattaca may or may not become reality, but it brings into focus a tiny double-stranded particle that knows our most intimate secrets
US judge rules police cannot force suspects to unlock their phones using biometrics
This judgement overrides previous rulings where US judges had given authorities permission to force people to unlock Apple iPhone using biometric data
Future Apple AirPods could track biometrics, support noise cancellation
A trademark filing generally describes the function of the product being trademarked.
Aadhaar neither creates surveillance state nor violates privacy, claims UIDAI
UIDAI says that Aadhaar Act has withstood judicial scrutiny and the purpose of the Act is legitimate.
Facial recognition helps arrest man with fake French passport entering the US
Facial recognition has been growing for law enforcement, border control as concerns rise on privacy.
Behavioural Biometrics: Tech that tracks your phone taps, scrolls and swipes
Behavioural patterns like how you press, scroll, type on your phone screen determines who you are.
Aadhaar privacy issues extend beyond the security of its biometric database
There is a robust need for safeguarding our data and own responsibility for it.
Limited Aadhaar data needed by police to identify first-time offenders: NCRB chief
Limited access to Aadhaar for catching first time offenders through their fingerprints and to identify unclaimed bodies required says NCRB chief
UIDAI slams enrolment software breach reports, says stringent processes in place; Gates bats for Aadhaar
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has funded the World Bank (WB) to take India's Aadhaar approach to other countries.
The UIDAI needs to realize the harm sharing Aadhaar, PAN and other crucial data can cause to the system
The UIDAI has always taken an extremely narrow stance on privacy, concerning itself only with biometric data.
Aadhaar data breach: UIDAI introduces 'Virtual ID' to address privacy concerns
The Virtual ID, which would be a random 16-digit number, together with biometrics of the user would give any authorised agency like a mobile company, limited details like name, address and photograph, which are enough for any verification
UIDAI is inefficient but will share information if they cooperate, Tribune reporter who broke Aadhaar story tells Firstpost
Firstpost spoke to The Tribune reporter who broke the Aadhaar breach story. She called UIDAI officials inefficient but said she will share information with them.
Aadhaar data breach: The Tribune and its reporter acted in public interest, they should cooperate with investigation
The Tribune may have placed their faith in the fact that they were acting in the public interest when they broke the story about the purported flaw in the Aadhaar programme. But the UIDAI response was to file a First Information Report (FIR) against The Tribune on the same day. This though, is understandable, given the peculiar facts of The Tribune's expose.
UIDAI files FIR against The Tribune, reporter Rachna Khaira for Aadhaar data breach story
The UIDAI has registered an FIR against The Tribune and its reporter Rachna Khiara for publishing a news report claiming a breach in Aadhaar data
Aadhaar data breach: UIDAI refutes media reports, says biometric information safe and secure, no leakage occurred
Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Thursday denied breach or leak of Aadhaar data after a newspaper reported it bought unrestricted access to the details of over one billion Aadhaar numbers -- for just Rs 500
Sensors in smartphones are estimated to cross the 10 billion unit shipment by 2020: Report
Some premium smartphones have already integrated more than 15 different sensors and this number is set to increase
LG G7 might feature an advanced iris scanner which does not require an independent infrared camera
Based on the patented images, the iris scanner scans through characteristic features of the eye which involves a setup with a light and dark screen.
Aadhaar helped UIDAI locate 500 missing children; govt data shows 180 kids go missing every month
Biometric based Aadhaar has made UIDAI's task of locating missing children a much easier exercise