Tag: biometric security

Computing, Hardware

Fingerprint-reading power buttons make securely booting up a seamless process

November 18, 2019

Via: The Verge

Biometric security on our personal devices is almost always a good thing. When it works, it’s a fast, convenient, and (largely) secure way of getting into our gadgets. And while fingerprint sensors are slowly falling to the wayside in favor […]

Apps & OS, Mobile, Privacy, Security

Fingerprint unlock arrives in WhatsApp for Android – here’s how to enable it

October 31, 2019

Via: Techradar

After testing the feature on beta users for a little while, WhatsApp is now rolling out fingerprint unlock to all Android users. It brings biometric security to Android some 8 months after similar options landed on iPhone. The Fingerprint Lock […]

Mobile, Privacy, Security, Smartphones

With Multi ID on the G8 ThinQ, LG adds the convenience of choice to biometric security

June 11, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

As smartphones host more and more personal information such as family photos and even credit card details, security has become a greater issue in the minds of consumers. Accordingly, passwords have evolved from PINs to fingerprint to facial recognition in […]

Cloud Computing, Innovations, Trends

Why 2018 will be a year of innovation and the ‘cloud on edge’

January 11, 2018


During much of 2017, it was possible to read many articles that predicted the end of cloud computing and favour edge computing instead. However, there is also the view that believes edge computing and cloud computing are extensions of one […]