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Computers

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FUTURIS | 17/03 18:44 CET

Behind the mask of biometric security

Behind the mask of biometric security

How reliable is biometric security? Computers recognize us by our faces, voices and fingerprints, but can we trick them by pretending to be someone else? In this edition of Futuris Denis Loctier finds out just how easily this can be done. Facial recognition is sometimes used…

  • How to hack biometric security?
    FUTURIS | 17/03 18:42 CET

    How to hack biometric security?

    It's so easy, anyone can do it. Identity thieves bypass some systems of facial, voice or fingerprint recognition by pretending to be somebody…

  • Apple Mac marks its 30th birthday
    24/01 16:39 CET

    Apple Mac marks its 30th birthday

    It was 30 years ago that Steve Jobs launched the Apple Mac, taking it out of its canvas bag at the Flint Center auditorium in Silicon Valley’s…

  • Happy 30th Birthday Apple Mac
    24/01 12:33 CET

    Happy 30th Birthday Apple Mac

    January 24, 2014, marks 30 years since the first Mac computer was introduced, starting a revolution in computing and in publishing…

  • Computing for the silver generation
    HI-TECH | 23/10 13:29 CET

    Computing for the silver generation

    Understanding and keeping up with today's rapidly changing technology is a challenge - especially for people who survived perfectly well…

  • Driverless cars on the streets by 2020
    HI-TECH | 18/09 15:11 CET

    Driverless cars on the streets by 2020

    The idea of a driverless car has been around for a long time but now the fantasy has edged closer to reality with Mercedes testing one of its…

  • Microsoft CEO Ballmer to retire within 12 months
    23/08 15:45 CET

    Microsoft CEO Ballmer to retire within 12 months

    Microsoft Corp ==said on Friday== that Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer would retire within the next 12 months, once it has selected a…

  • Historic slowdown for PC sales
    11/07 19:50 CET

    Historic slowdown for PC sales

    The latest sales figures for personal computers show their popularity continues to wane. Around the world shipments of PCs slumped nearly 11…

  • The inventor of computer mouse, dies at 88
    04/07 08:23 CET

    The inventor of computer mouse, dies at 88

    Douglas Engelbart, a technologist who conceived of the computer mouse and laid out a vision of an Internet decades before others brought those…

  • Old computer, new life
    HI-TECH | 11/06 12:07 CET

    Old computer, new life

    The curse of technological innovation is increasing product obsolescence. In 1995, the average life span of a computer was seven years - now…

  • Computex offers a glimpse of the future
    HI-TECH | 06/06 13:50 CET

    Computex offers a glimpse of the future

    Taiwan hosts Asia's largest computer show this year as 1,700 exhibitors and an expected 100,000 visitors get ready to cram Computex - the…

  • Inter-facing up to the future
    HI-TECH | 27/05 17:31 CET

    Inter-facing up to the future

    The Japanese company, Fujitsu, has developed a piece of next-generation user interface technology which enables intuitive, at-your-fingertips…


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