Android M

Google Outlines Standards For Fingerprint Scanning

Google Outlines Standards For Fingerprint Scanning

Google has issued its Android Marshmallow OS requirements for third party developers, and is placing an emphasis on security and power. Power, of course, meaning battery life: The new requirements essentially stop developers from messing around with Doze, a system feature designed to ensure that battery is maximally conserved by essentially putting inactive apps into…

FPC Skyrockets Into Profit with Q2 Results

FPC Skyrockets Into Profit with Q2 Results

Fingerprint Cards AB (FPC) has sealed its position as a market leader with excellent fiscal results for the second quarter of this year. The company’s revenues increased by 912 percent compared to Q2 of 2014, and 218 percent against first quarter of the year. That puts FPC firmly in the black, with a net profit of…

Android M Password Manager Uses Biometric Master Key

Android M Password Manager Uses Biometric Master Key

The app will allow Android M users to unlock all of their apps using only their fingerprints for authentication. Android M has only just been announced, and it’s already getting a fingerprint-based password manager. Called Dashlane, the app will take advantage of the OS’s native fingerprint sensor capabilities. The app will allow Android M users…

FPC Helped Develop Android M’s Fingerprint System

FPC Helped Develop Android M’s Fingerprint System

Fingerprint Cards (FPC) has helped Google to develop the fingerprint sensor capabilities of its new Android M operating system, the company has announced. FPC provided Google with prototype devices based on its FPC1020 and FPC1025 sensors. The collaboration has helped to push up FPC’s shares by 5.1 percent, according to a Reuters report from Olof…

USAA Takes Advantage of New Android Tech

USAA Takes Advantage of New Android Tech

Financial services organization USAA has announced that its members will be some of the first in the US to use Google’s new Android Pay mPayment platform. Members who are VISA and MasterCard cardholders are going to be able to register their cards for use with Android Pay later this summer. As with the company’s introduction…

Nok Nok Integration Brings Biometrics To Android M

Nok Nok Integration Brings Biometrics To Android M

Application security developer Nok Nok Labs has announced a couple of major new developments in its efforts to provide users and organizations with highly secure authentication solutions. Both revolve around the company’s flagship S3 Authentication Suite. In exciting news for Google enthusiasts, the platform has been integrated into Google’s newly unveiled Google Android M Developer…

Android M Features Native Fingerprint Authentication

Android M Features Native Fingerprint Authentication

The new version of Google’s Android mobile operating system is going to have built-in fingerprint authentication according to a BuzzFeed article by Joseph Bernstein. The OS, called Android M, will debut at the Google I/O developer conference in San Francisco next week. The native system may actually have been meant to come out with Lollipop…