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Go on, corporate drone, log in… We’d recognise your VEINS anywhere – Barclays
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Vein recognition biometric tech rollout for biz banking Barclays is ramping up its fight against fraud with the roll-out of biometrics based on Hitachi’s Finger Vein Authentication Technology (VeinID).…

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NVIDIA Sues Samsung and Qualcomm; Wants Devices Off The Shelves
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Clearly this is not the first time a tech company is after Samsung. NVIDIA the chipset maker who is now making a re-appearance on the mobile devices scene with its recently announced its 64-bit Tegra K1 chipset has launched a patent lawsuit that involves copied GPU architectures. The company today filed patent infringement complaints against Samsung […]

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This App Is a Support System for Victims of Sexual Violence on Campus
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After she was sexually assaulted by one of her colleagues, Nancy Schwartzman’s rapist had to drive her home. Now, she’s working on technology to ensure that no one ever feels stranded before or after an instance of sexual violence occurs.

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Magneto-Track smart footballs give officials their location and direction
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Sure, football arenas like Levi’s Stadium are being outfitted with everything modern technology has to offer, but what about the game itself? Don’t worry, researchers are working on improving that too: engineers at Carnegie Mellon and NC State have…

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Lumia 830 Leaks Out Once Again, Will Come With A 10 MP Camera
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Indeed the Lumia 830 is not going to break any benchmark scores. The latest leaks point to a camera-centric device with almost budget internals packed into a metal-framed body. But the new leak also brings some more information about the rumoured handset to light, its camera that is said to be only a 10 MP […]

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Runa Capital Achieves An Exit As BackupAgent Is Acquired By Acronis
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BackupAgent a Netherlands-based provider of cloud backup to SMEs and telcos, has been acquired by Acronis, the data protection company, another Runa investment. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. Last year BackupAgent secured $2 million in an investment round led by Runa Capital. Acronis will merge existing BackupAgent technology with Acronis AnyData Engine. […]

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Goodbye Credit Card: Your iPhone 6 Should Replace It
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With the iPhone 6, Apple is expected to debut a new Mobile Wallet Payment Systems, enabling users to make pay for physical goods right from their devices. According to a Bloomberg report, the company has tied-up with Visa, Master Card and American Express to add this feature in its upcoming smartphone. The iphone 6 will […]

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In paralysis, finding freedom via brain-wave tech
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ALS patient and advocate Eric Valor is part of an experimental project to test out a brain-wave-reading headset, technology that could one day give paralyzed people more independence.

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Internet Archive posts millions of historic images to Flickr
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Image from page 400 of “Breeder and sportsman” (1882). Internet Archive Book Images Earlier this year, communications technology scholar Kalev Leetaru began culling over 14 million images from the Internet Archive’s public domain ebooks and uploading them to the Internet Archive’s Flickr account. As of today, 2.6 million images are now easily searchable and downloadable. […]

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