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Apple is Working on an AR-headset With a realityOS System and its Own Chip

Earlier this year, Tim Cook said that there’s still no right technology for AR-glasses from Apple. Apple is working on an augmented reality headset with its own battery and its own realityOS operating system (shortly rOS). The device is planned to be presented in 2019, but release comes in early 2020. This information is reported by Bloomberg referring to some anonymous sources inside the company. Unlike the existing devices on the market, Apple's headset will work on a chip with its own design and operating system named rOS, based on iOS. The system is managed by Geoff Stahl, the former head of Apple department, responsible for developing software for games and graphics. The company has not yet decided how the…
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Will Biometrics Ultimately Kill All of Our Passwords?

If you’ve watched any films or television over the last 30 years you should be fairly familiar with the concept of biometrics. Fingerprint and retinal scanners have been a popular plot device in spy dramas and science fiction epics for decades. But it’s not all Hollywood make-believe. Biometric identification is very real, and many see it as the ultimate security solution. Fingerprint scanners are already becoming a standard feature on many smartphones and laptops; and banks and retailers are beginning to incorporate bio-tech into their online services, allowing customers to authorize transactions with the swipe of a will biometrics really replace the character based password, and is it truly as safe and secure as proponents claim?The Current State of Biometric…
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