Wells Fargo will combine voice recognition, AI for conversational handsfree banking

By marrying artificial intelligence with secure voice biometric identification, banking behemoth Wells Fargo hopes it will be able to make transferring money to a...

Who are you? Online identity comes in many different personas

What makes each of us unique is not one specific characteristic. And so it's not surprising that as the idea of an online identity...

Canada’s SecureKey wins $800K US grant, plans blockchain digital identity network

Canadian identity and authentication provider SecureKey Technologies this week secured a grant valued at up to $800,000, which it plans to utilize to create...

Identity management companies generated in $6B in acquisitions in 2016

Well over $6 billion in acquisitions took place in the identity management business last year, new data shows, reflecting a quietly booming segment of...

US Customs detained American-born NASA scientist until he unlocked his government-issued phone

A scientist with NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory was one of the incoming citizens held up by President Trump's hastily implemented travel policies, even though...

OWI & RegTechLab defragment the Identity Industry startup scene

Identity Startup Landscape identifies 187 companies shaping the future of Identity One World Identity — the news, media, and events hub for every aspect of identity...

Homeland Security may require US visitors to provide social media passwords

Certain visitors to the U.S. may be required to provide the Department of Homeland Security the passwords to their social media accounts, according to...

As identity transitions from tangible to digital, history will matter

How we are identified and how transactions take place are in the midst of an upheaval from the industrial age to the digital age,...

15 global organizations issue new principles for inclusive, secure identification in the developing world

In its ongoing effort to fight poverty, the World Bank has joined with a number of international partners, issuing a list of 10 key...

Vizio will pay $2.2M fine for snooping on private smart TV viewing habits

Owners of more than 11 million Vizio smart TVs unknowingly had their programming preferences tracked and personal information shared, prompting a lawsuit from the...