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IDEX Repositions for Global Market

Fingerprint biometrics developer IDEX ASA has announced some big changes to its management team and its general business strategy. Two key positions have been added, while another executive will step down to take a consultant role. First, the new positions: Art Stewart, a fingerprint sensors veteran with experience in AuthenTec and Synaptics, has been appointed…

White House Announces Support for Apple Pay

White House Announces Support for Apple Pay

The US government has announced that it will support Apple Pay, according to a Bloomberg Business article by Tim Higgins and Elizabeth Dexheimer. The announcement came from the White House last Friday, as Silicon Valley leaders gathered for the Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection Summit at Stanford University. Starting in September, users of Apple’s mobile devices will…

Wearable Tech Could Blur Lines of Disability

Wearable Tech Could Blur Lines of Disability

Wearable tech is changing the way we think about physical disabilities, according to a Fortune article by David Z. Morris. Citing a few different examples of boundary-pushing wearable devices, Morris argues that the technology could redefine physical disability itself, with users coming to see “the body’s weaknesses as negotiable,” as one consultant puts it. A…