Posts Categorized: Privacy & Security

What is biometrics?

Our latest Tech Explained helps you understand how biometric technology works to identify someone from their handprints, fingerprints, voice or iris.

On demand office spaces for Tokyo commuters

A new partnership brings bookable office booths to its busy stations, with users able to book space via an app.

New robot detects industrial hackers

A new robot could help detect, deflect and counteract hacker attempts who target factories and industrial sites.

Facial recognition app to become e-gov ID service

A free app can be used as a digital identity provider in a bid to help citizens swiftly and securely access services.

Blockchain technology used to verify votes in Sierra Leone Election

A financial company has developed proprietary software that provides end-to-end validity of votes using the bitcoin blockchain technology, used recently in Sierra Leone election.

Company educates children to resolve digital conflicts

Children are taught the digital skills needed to resolve online conflicts before they escalate to violence and cyberbullying.

New smart speaker simulates presence at home

A new smart speaker is designed to deter burglars by making it sound as though the house is occupied

New microchip mimics human brain

A computer chip has been developed that can mimic the speed and processing capabilities of the human brain