Forget iris and fingerprint scans — scanning noses could be a quicker and easier way to verify a person’s identity, according to scientists at the University of Bath. With worries about illegal immigration and identity theft, authorities are increasingly looking to using an individual’s physical characteristics, known as biometrics, to confirm their identity. Read the full article. [Homeland Security Newswire]
While much of the tech community is still swooning over the iPhone 6, Apple Pay
Dennis Fisher talks with Rich Mogull about the new iPhone 6, the security and privacy of Apple Pay and whether there’s another company that could put together a similar payment system.
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