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Kim's Take: Federal judge rules that police can't force you to unlock your cell phone

Yesterday, a northern California federal judge ruled that police can’t force anyone to unlock their smartphones using biometrics – fingerprints or facial I.D. But hold on....
Columns January 16, 2019

Get ready to unlock your car the same way you unlock your smartphone

Unlock your car at the touch of a finger? We hear the auto industry may be adopting the same technology that smartphone and tablet...
Happening Now December 19, 2018

Kim's Take: Your fingerprint unlocks targeted advertising in your car

Imagine. You’re driving home wondering what’s in the fridge for dinner. An ad pops up on your dashboard’s screen offering instant delivery of your most favorite...
Columns December 18, 2018

How to make your Android fingerprint reader work every time

You have a lot of options when it comes to unlocking your Android phone, but if your device comes with a fingerprint reader, that’s...
Tips September 4, 2018

How to make your iPhone fingerprint reader work every time

You no longer have to type in a PIN number or password. Your fingertip is your ticket into your iPhone. But the technology isn’t...
Tips September 3, 2018

Scary! Hackers get past Android's fingerprint recognition in just 15 minutes

Hackers can get right past your Android phone's fingerprint security system to unlock it, cybersecurity researchers have found. Worse, it took them only 15...
Happening Now March 10, 2016

Top Story: Doh! Your iPhone isn't as secure as you think

Despite the ongoing battle between the FBI and Apple over unlocking the San Bernardino` terrorists' iPhones, the devices aren't as secure as you would expect. In...
Happening Now February 27, 2016