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CNET

Facial recognition can speed you through airport security, but there's a cost

CNET

The new 'AirPods 2' are really AirPods 1.5

VentureBeat

Amazon Alexa scientists reduce speech recognition errors by 20% with semi-supervised learning

Fast Company

Even cacti have eyes: The random things surveilling our everyday lives

Robotics
MIT Tech Review

People’s online photos are being used without consent to train face recognition AI

Fast Company

Report: 20 major airports may get face recognition for international travelers by 2021

The Verge

Debit card with built-in fingerprint reader begins trial in the UK

Finextra

NatWest pilots biometric payment card

American Civil Liberties Union

I Quit My Job to Protest My Company’s Work on Building Killer Robots

Robotics
AMBCrypto

Ripple/XRP to venture into biometrics space; holding company expresses interest in XRP Ledger

MIT Tech Review

Prisons are using face recognition on visitors to prevent drug smuggling

FIDO Alliance

W3C and FIDO Alliance Finalize Web Standard for Secure, Passwordless Logins

CoinTelegraph

Major Saudi ATM Provider Partners With Blockchain Identity Platform

Quartz

India clears an ordinance to allow the use of its biometric ID programme by private firms

ZDNet

ACSC tightens access controls for Australian government systems

Wareable

5 sensor technologies that are set to break out in wearables

Springwise

Hong Kong jails test out smart technologies

Reuters

LG unveils dual-screen 5G smartphone and touts biometric breakthrough

Forbes

Samsung Confirms Galaxy Fold And S10 Security Surprises

CNET

Galaxy S10 has an ultrasonic fingerprint scanner. Here's why you should care