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us immigration

US Homeland Security expands biometric collection

The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is planning to expand its use of biometric data for immigration purposes. DHS says it wants to publish...

Holograms for brand protection

Dr Paul Dunn Innovative developments in materials and advanced processes, together with a desire to seek out new applications, ensure commercial holography continues to feature...
taiwan passport

Taiwan releases new passport design

The Taiwanese government has released a new design for the country's passport. The new design highlights the English word for "Taiwan" in the hope it...
facial recognition

US airport to test facial recognition at check-ins

An airport in Atlanta, Georgia, plans to test facial recognition at domestic flight check-in counters. Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports the trial at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport forms...
health passport

ROQU Group launches COVID-19 ‘Health Passport’

The Irish-based ROQU Group has launched Health Passport, a world-first digital platform designed to facilitate increased COVID-19 testing for businesses and the public. ROQU Group...
malta id

Malta launches new biometric IDs

Malta is introducing new biometric identity cards for its citizens. Newsbook reports Malta’s IDs will be polycarbonate cards with many security features to prevent tampering. The...
hungary travel

Hungary recloses borders to internationals

Hungary has become the first country in the Schengen Area to reclose its borders for internationals after an increase in the number of COVID-19...

Bulgaria Launches a New National ID Card

The Republic of Bulgaria has begun issuing a new-and-improved national identity card for citizens who apply for it. Issuance began in mid-June of this...

LIVE BLOG: Florida terminates its Smart ID mobile app and more news…

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UAE Extends Passport Validity to 10 Years for Adults Age 21+

The validity of United Arab Emirates passport for citizens aged 21 years and older has been extended from the present five years to 10 years from...

Why Corporate Boards Should Prioritize Minors’ Data Privacy

Whether your company wants to let kids in or keep them out, companies must now comply with expanding digital privacy and safety laws set...

King Charles III Banknotes Due Out June 5, 2024 [Updated]

Early this year, we published this preview of the U.K.'s new banknotes featuring a portrait of King Charles III. The new banknotes went into...