The battle of biometric security coming in 2018
Friday, November 3, 2017 by Kevin Tussy
Fingerprint sensors first appeared in smart devices in 2007 and then gained momentum as a 4-digit PIN code replacement in 2013's Apple iPhone 5S. Hailed as the future of authentication by some, fingerprint's security weaknesses were quickly exposed by the children of sleepy dads, cats' paws and gummy bears. Still, the lure of convenience today and the promise of securit...
Behavioral and biometric mobile authentication will end passwords
Friday, September 15, 2017 by David Vergara
You can say this about passwords: they're incredibly resilient. Not in a bulletproof kind of way but, more precisely, in terms of how long they've been around. According to Robert Svensson in his book "From Hacking to Report Writing: An Introduction to Security and Penetration," the first computer system to use passwords was built by researchers at the Massachusetts Ins...
W3C Publishing Summit event docket announced
Friday, August 18, 2017 by Christian Hargrave
The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) announced the program of its inaugural W3C Publishing Summit to be held 9-10 November 2017 in the San Francisco Bay area, California, featuring keynotes from Internet pioneer and futurist Tim O’Reilly and Adobe CTO Abhay Parasnis.Publishing and the Web interact in innumerable ways. From schools to libraries, from design to production ...
Vinous acquires Delectable and Banquet wine apps
Monday, December 12, 2016 by Christian Hargrave
Vinous CEO and Founder Antonio Galloni has acquired the wine apps Delectable and Banquet. Known as the "Instagram of wine," the app has been downloaded over a million times and has over 120,000 monthly loyal, unique users.
Delectable allows users to scan a wine label with their smartphones and immediately pull up reviews and tasting notes from a rich comm...
Core Security is making the password reset process self-service, faster and simpler
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 by Richard Harris
Core Security announced the release of Core Mobile Reset 1.0 and Core Access Insight 9.2. With the introduction of these solution updates, enterprise security teams will now be able to resolve immediate threats with prognostic analytics applied to the big identity and access data, while also enhancing organizational efficiency.Ineffective password management i...
Resonance launches SDK For proximity-based device pairing
Friday, November 4, 2016 by Richard Harris
Resonance has emerged from stealth to announce the availability of its new proximity-based software development kit (SDK) for device pairing. Developers are using the Resonance SDK to create advanced mobile application features for a wide range of iOS and Android apps where secure device-to-device connectivity can provide value - gaming, e-commerce, payments, retail, tr...
Apple developer patents, hacks, and iOS 10 - oh my! October issue lands
Saturday, October 1, 2016 by Richard Harris
It’s hard to believe - but fall is upon us and 2017 is right around the corner. October always ushers in the feeling of campfires, fall-festivals, and what the flip and I going to do with my apps for the holiday season coming up!
Not to worry everyone - our October issue is here, and it’s over 90 pages of industry news, tips, and articles ...
Iris Scanning and the Future of Mobile Security
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 by Dr. Salil Prabhakar
The promise of iris scan technology has been shown in sci-fi movies for decades. Various governments use it to secure borders, defense facilities, banks use it to authenticate high value transactions, secure access to safes and vaults. Recent advancements in the evolving mobile biometrics field has brought iris recognition technology to our hands – to our mobi...
AppDynamics Weighs In with Post-CES Insight
Tuesday, January 19, 2016 by Stuart Parkerson
To get insight into how trends at CES will impact the app development community, we reached out to Prathap Dendi, General Manager for Emerging Technologies at AppDynamics, who has been active in implementing ways to increase the software footprint in the Internet of Things. Dendi most recently was Vice President, General Manager at Electric Cloud, where he helped i...
iConsole.tv to Support Valve’s SteamOS
Thursday, October 24, 2013 by Stuart Parkerson
iConsole.tv which, despite its name, is an Android powered device, has announced it will support Valve’s SteamOS, a Linux-powered operating system inside its Android OS. It’s designed to make a PC into something closer to a gaming console.
The iConsole.tv, which will utilize Intel’s Iris graphics technology, is designed to be a 2-in-1 device, a gaming console out ...
Apple Launches New iPad Air, Macbook Pro, Mac Pro, and Much More!
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 by Richard Harris
The event started with the same Apple commercial all about "Made by Apple" creation they played at the WWDC in June.
Tim Cook takes the stage and starts talking about all of the new things we'll see today.
He starts with some iPhone stats. He mentions 9 million iPhones sold first weekend of launch.
Video presentation starts created at an Apple retail store around...
IRIS.TV and Unicorn Media Partner to Serve and Monetize Video Ads and Content Utilizing Native Mobile Video Players
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 by Richard Harris
A new partnership between IRIS.TV and Unicorn Media allows publishers to dynamically serve video ads to all IP-enabled devices and enables them to deliver personalized video streams to any platform, while utilizing the native mobile video player. The services are compatible with any video delivery or consumer device and do not require SDKs or plug-ins.
AOptix Releases SDK for iOS Mobile Identity System
Sunday, August 4, 2013 by Stuart Parkerson
AOptix has announced a new SDK that leverages iPhone optics for identity verification and communications.
AOptix "Stratus" integrates iris, fingerprint, voice and face recognition through its AOptix open architecture platform. The new service was developed to capitalize on the demand for Smart Mobile Identity including biometric identification, identity management and ...
CEO of AppGratis Speaks Out
Friday, April 12, 2013 by Richard Harris
Last week the AppGratis app promotion and discovery app was yanked from the Apple Apple store shortly after it's ipad debut, which came as a surprise because pre-launch negotiations with Apple had cleared the app for launch. Apparently most of this can be attributed to a rouge Apple employee that maybe "didn't get the memo". CEO of AppGratis, Simon Dawlat has rele...