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» Google Wants Microphones In Your Ceiling & Microchips In Your Head – Infowars

Google engineering director Scott Huffman says that within five years people will have microphones attached to their ceilings and microchips embedded in their brains in order to perform quicker internet searches. In an interview with the London Independent, Huffman said that Google was working towards a concept based around microphones hanging from the ceiling that would […]

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Mobile biometrics to generate over £5bn revenue by 2018 | ITProPortal.com

The market for mobile biometric security products and services is expected to grow significantly over the next five years, according to new research. Carried out by leading research, analysis and consultancy organisation Goode Intelligence, the report published this week predicts that 3.4 billion users will be using biometrics on their mobile devices by 2018 – […]

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GLOBAL SMART ID UK

GLOBAL SMART ID FOR ALL UK CITIZENS I hope by now I’m starting to get through to people about online identity management, because here in the UK a whole lotta folk are about to be forced to sign their life over to an Identity Provider. The UK government has decided to host all of its […]

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Google security exec: ‘Passwords are dead’ | Security & Privacy – CNET News

New startups looking for ways to keep their users secure should know one thing, a top Google security executive said Tuesday: “Passwords are dead.” Speaking on a TechCrunch Disrupt panel called “Spies Like Us,” Heather Adkins, Google’s manager of information security, told moderator Greg Ferenstein that in the future, the “game is over for” any […]

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Nymi Bracelet Turns Heartbeat into a Password | TIME.com

As recent hacks into news outlets have shown, cybercrime is becoming increasingly problematic and a concern for online privacy. According recent estimates, more than 90 percent of passwords will be vulnerable to hackers, so experts implore netizens to constantly refresh passwords and replace old standbys with a complex combination of numbers, symbols and case-sensitive characters. But what […]

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iPhone fingerprint reader talk boosting biometric stocks

Mobile payments are set to soar as more people transfer money and shop on their smartphones. Total transactions will rise to $721 billion by 2017 from $235 billion this year, according to researcher Gartner Inc. Tattoo Recognition Suppliers of secure identification cards with embedded chips are already benefiting from growing adoption of biometric authentication. Companies […]

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200,000 mandatory RFID-chipped patrons enjoy slave-training at Lollapalooza in Chi-town – DailyPaul

Hundreds of thousands of young and old alternative music fans have lined up and willingly received RFID micro-chipped non-removable wristbands to gain entrance to the Lollapalooza music festival in Chicago’s Grant Park, which began Friday August 2nd. On their website, festival organizers put a positive spin on the RFID tags, explaining “We’re saving paper and […]

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Report: School district scanned children’s eyes for bus program without permission | Fox News

A series of behind-the-scenes mistakes by educators in a Florida school district led to children’s biometric information being culled without their parents’ permission, TheLedger.com reported. In May, parents of students in the Polk County School District received a letter stating a pilot program would track bus riders using each child’s iris. via Report: School district […]

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National ID & Bio-metric Madness

The immigration bill under review by the Senate Judiciary Committee could mandate the creation of a national biometric database to identify residents in the U.S. The technology referred to simply as a ‘photo tool,’ in the proposed legislation presented on Thursday, would be used to verify the identity of employees before they were hired to […]

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Senate panel approves bill to create national ID

BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana driver’s licenses would be used to comply with federal law requiring each state to create a national identification card for air travel, including domestic flights, under a proposal inserted Wednesday into a House bill by the Senate Transportation Committee. http://www.ajc.com/ap/ap/legislative/senate-panel-approves-bill-to-create-national-id/nXsHC/ Godfrey’s note: Obviously this is not the mark of the […]

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