The school district has moved to a biometric identification program, saying students will no longer have to use an ID card to buy lunch. Read More: Nebraska school district scans student fingerprints for lunch program – EAGnews.org.
The tiny, tech-savvy country of Estonia is issuing digital ID cards to anybody who wants one. It could signal a future of borderless banking, reduced bureaucracy and even reimagined citizenship for a digital age. Read More: The ‘Estonian Express Card’ offers a glimpse of the future of digital citizenship | Public Radio International.
Edward Lucas has a habit of popping up at pivotal moments in European history. In March 1990, shortly after Lithuania declared independence from the Soviet Union, the Economist editor caught a flight to Vilnius and received the first Lithuanian visa: number 0001, a stamp-sized chink in the Iron Curtain that got him arrested and […]
“I am bleeding just a little bit,” said Raymond McCauley. “Might I ask for a little assistance?” McCauley, chair of Singularity University’s biotechnology and bioinformatics track and a biohacker, had just implanted a microchip in his hand. Read More: Summit Europe: Chip Implants Easy as Piercings | Singularity HUB.
Massachusetts drivers may soon need to enter another reminder in their datebooks after Gov. Deval Patrick filed legislation Wednesday that would change the current practice of having licenses expire on a driver’s birthday. Read More: ‘Real ID’ prompts push for driver’s license change – News – The Wellesley Townsman – Wellesley, MA.
Sweden has a global reputation as a leader in developing innovative technologies. But will a trend for inserting microchips in the human body catch on? The Local spoke to one of the first Swedes to choose an implant to unlock her office door. Read More: ‘I’m among the first Swedes with a microchip’ – The […]
This report is the result of SDI’s extensive market and company research covering the global biometric systems industry. It provides detailed analysis of both historic and forecast global industry values, factors influencing demand, the challenges faced by industry participants, analysis of the leading companies in the industry, and key news. Read More: The Global Government […]
So far this year, hackers have stolen more than 6.5 million Social Security numbers, CNNMoney has found. Read More: Why are we still using Social Security numbers to identify ourselves? | KPAX.com | Missoula, Montana.
The Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is now offering Nevadans a choice of which type of driver’s license or identification card they may carry. Residents may choose between a “Real ID” compliant card and a standard card. Read More: DMV to offer Real ID Driver’s Licenses – KTVN Channel 2 – Reno Tahoe News Weather, […]
A Dutch entrepreneur has had two wireless computer chips implanted under the skin in his hands to allow him to store digital currencies like Bitcoin inside his body. Read More: Video: Man embeds computer chips in hands to store Bitcoin – Telegraph.