Jan Brown

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Biometric USB password key worthy of 'Mission: Impossible'

I hate to use the term "sexy" to describe a gadget, but if the myIDkey isn't "sexy," at least it's "damn fine." It takes the concept of a USB drive that protects all your passwords and does it up right with voice-activated search, biometric fingerprint identification, and Bluetooth.<p>Making a USB …

UPEK's fingerprint sensor to be incorporated on 2009 Notebook PCs

June 6, 2008 Consumers are increasingly attracted to the security and convenience offered by fingerprint scanners. Not only does it ensure the …

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Intel's McAfee brings biometric authentication to cloud storage

Intel is introducing new ideas to secure the public cloud, offering a service in which online files can be accessed after users are verified by an …

Two-factor authentication: What you need to know (FAQ)

You may not know it, but you probably already use two-factor authentication in the physical world. This explanation of what it is should help convince you why it's a good idea to use it with mission-critical online services, too.<p>Two-factor authentication, or 2FA as it's commonly abbreviated, adds …

India launches biometric data project to make every citizen count in official eyes

Could a semi-Orwellian programme to collect biometric data for 1.3 billion Indians become a key tool to pull people out of poverty and integrate them into the global economy? The world's largest democracy is betting that it will and that it could benefit other countries.<p>In this case, Big Brother …

Passwords re-used by six out of ten consumers

Passwords remain a brittle security blanket when wielded by many consumers, a new survey has found. Despite routine web breaches, six out of ten …

Google looks to kill passwords, but experts say not so fast

Google's security team is experimenting with ways to replace passwords for logging in to websites. But while acknowledging passwords alone are no …

Google biometrics tests show there's no magic pill for passwords

While passwords fall short of the tight security businesses would like, the use of electronic tattoos and pills that Google is experimenting with …

Iris Scans to Replace School IDs?

Being a college student (yes, I’m only 22) I’m well aware of the hassles of a college ID. 90% of the time you never need it, so 50% of the time, when …

8 tips for creating the perfect pitch deck (from someone who's raised $75M)

Creating a pitch deck is hard, especially when you’ve never done it before. If you’re a first-time entrepreneur like I was when we raised our series $15 million first round for Bigcommerce back in 2011, then you’re probably excited, nervous, and anxious about raising your first round of …

Getting To $100M+ Revenue: Understanding The 3 Phases Of A Startup

<i>Mitchell Harper is the co-founder and co-CEO of Bigcommerce. He tweets at @mitchellharper.</i><p>In order to be successful as a first-time entrepreneur, it’s important to understand that as your business grows, what got you to where you are won’t necessarily keep moving you forward.<p>In his excellent book …

3 Steps to Turbocharge Your Startup

Accelerate your startup's growth by following these simple rules.<p>So your startup is growing at 20 percent a year? Great. Can you double that?<p>The executive board of Black Duck Software recently asked that question. In response, the company, an open source software project management dashboard maker, …

12 Must Watch TED Talks for Entrepreneurs

We believe passionately in the power of ideas to change attitudes, lives and ultimately, the world.<p>TED is a circuit of highly popular conferences …

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Selling Through Customer Service: Turn Customers into Evangelists

<i>John-Paul Narowski is the founder of</i> <i>karmaCRM</i><i>, a simple Web-based CRM software focused on small businesses.</i><p>The days of high-pressured sales pitches by suave looking salespeople are over. You can thank the Internet for that. Nowadays, sales competition is fierce across industries, and a popular way …

'Tile,' The Gadget That Makes Sure You Never Lose Anything Ever Again, Is Now On Sale To The Public

Imagine tapping into a large group of strangers to help you track down a stolen bike.<p>After months of hype, a company called Tile has this week started shipping a device that can help you do just that. (You can buy Tiles here.)<p>Just attach the $25 device to an object, and your smartphone will find it …

What Is A Fingerprint Time Clock? What Does it Do? Why Biometrics?

A Fingerprint Time Clock At Every Terminal<p>Having a <i>fingerprint time clock</i> as your form of time and attendance in the workplace is so important. Not …

NFC tags for marketing, ticketing; Palm vein for PACs; Uzbekistan ePassports

Tribeca Film Fest tests NFC tag promotion<p>HID Global and Tamoco, a mobile marketing technology and analytics provider, announced the use of HID …

Florida governor signs biometric ban

Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed a biometric ban and now schools won’t be able to take palm scans, iris scans, or fingerprints of kids.<p>The collection …

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Report: Biometrics market worth $23.5 billion by 2020

A new report claims that the biometrics market will be worth $23.54 billion by 2020 and have a compound annual growth rate of 17.6%. The …

Biometric identification that goes beyond fingerprints

Ready for ID by body odor? Or the butt scan?<p>Neither are we. But in the brave new world of the biometric revolution, biomarkers like scent and derrière shape could open doors — literally. Or start your car. Or let you vote.<p>This is not the distant future. Around the world, governments are rolling out …