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Google Faces Legal Turmoil After Location Tracking Debacle

Google is under fire from both legal teams and activists after reports emerged that the technology giant tracked customers’ movements, even when they opt out. The company has been slapped by a lawsuit, filed in the federal court last week out of California, alleging that Google is violating both California’s Constitutional Right to Privacy as well as California’s Invasion of Privacy Act.
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AI in Biometrics and Security – 7 Current Business Applications

Biometric solutions are typically used for security and access control across businesses and government organizations. The US government has taken keen interest in biometric applications and has been aggressively funding advanced research programs in businesses that offer biometrics.
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Global Passive Authentication Market 2018

Global Passive Authentication Market 2018 Analysis Report audits a Market Regions, Product Categories, with Sales, Business Revenue, Goods cost, Passive Authentication piece of the overall industry and Growth patterns, concentrating on driving Passive Authentication industry players, showcase size, request and supply examination, utilization volume, Forecast 2018 to 2022.
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For Google, No Tracking Means We Still Track You

Google is so intrigued by the places users go that it continues to track their locations even after users turn off the Location History, according to findings from a recent AP investigation conducted by computer-science researchers at Princeton. For a global conglomerate like Google, "no" doesn’t necessarily mean "no" when it comes to tracking user locations.
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Michael Spencer invests $40m in Europe-focused hedge fund

Through his personal investment fund IPGL, Mr. Spencer has invested heavily in hedge funds and other business start-ups. Most recently he invested $14.2m in Veridium, a cyber security fintech start-up. Overall, hedge funds’ performance this year has been lackluster.
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ACLU cries foul over government use of facial recognition

Advancements in video surveillance technology combined with the rise of artificial intelligence software have opened the proverbial floodgates for the development of facial recognition systems. What was once thought to be a crime-fighting tool for the fictitious detectives of books and movies, facial recognition solutions have garnered increasing interest from real-world organizations in both the public and private sectors.
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The Two-Step Process to Fix the Internet’s Identity Problem

In today’s digital world there are nearly 23.14 billion connected devices. Employees across the globe are using these devices to do everything from check personal and corporate emails to access corporate servers all by using their user name and passwords.
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Google Services Track User Movements In Privacy Faux Pas

Device privacy continues to be a top concern this year as consumers start thinking about when, how and why their personal data is collected. Google is the latest technology giant to find itself in hot water around privacy after a new report alleged that Google services track customers’ movements – even when they opt out.
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Why Aren’t Regulators Fixing MFA Security Standards?

The use of biometric identifications systems in the financial sector is mushrooming as banks, credit card companies, and other institutions adopt them to improve security. Whilst regulations, like the EU’s Payment Services Directive (PSD2) and new ones from The New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS), are spurring this by requiring multi-factor authentication (MFA).
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Sovrin Network ID Platform Gets Another ‘Founding Steward’

Biometric authentication specialist Veridium itself became a ‘founding Steward’ of the Sovrin Network, an identity platform based on blockchain technology that is intended to become a global, public utility. Founding Stewards commit to support the platform by offering hardware, network, and/or security resources for its operations.
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