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Apple: iPhone X Face ID Security Top Notch, Data Never Leaves the Device

Softpedia Tuesday, 17 October 2017
Apple: iPhone X Face ID Security Top Notch, Data Never Leaves the DeviceFace ID replaces Touch ID on Apple’s anniversary iPhone X, and since this is a completely new security technology on a device that’s expected to sell particularly well, there are a lot of questions to be asked about how it works and how it handles user data. US Senator Al Franken has recently requested Apple to provide more information on this new facial recognition system, calling for the company to explain how it ensures data security and protects racial and gender bias. In a long statement addressed to the senator, Cynthia Hogan, vice president of public policy for the Americas, emphasizes that Face ID was developed with security in mind, with no data leaving the device and Apple not having access to faces enrolled on an iPhone. “Once it confirms the presence of an attentive face, the TrueDepth camera projects and reads over 30,000 infrared dots to form a depth map of the face, alon...
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News video: You can pre-order the iPhone X now!

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The wait is over. The latest installment in the Apple smartphone series, iPhone X, can now be pre-ordered. Users who get their hands on the device will enjoy a host of new features, including Face ID and an all-screen front face that eliminates the home button. The retail price for the phone starts...

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