Tag: Mark of the Beast

Microchip implant ahead of iPhone 6 release

With a wave of his left hand, Ben Slater can open his front door, turn on the lights and will soon be able to start his car. Without even a touch he can link to databases containing limitless information, including personal details such as names, addresses and health records. Read More: Microchip implant ahead of iPhone […]

5 reasons Apple is poised to finally usher in a cashless society

A endless list of companies — from wireless carriers and handset makers to tech giants as big as Google — have tried to muscle their way into the mobile payments market, by releasing clunky ways to get consumers to pay for their groceries or a movie ticket with a swipe of their phone. Read More: 5 reasons Apple is poised […]

Montana, Other States Oppose Federal ID Rules as Deadlines Loom

Despite receiving an extension from the Department of Homeland Security to comply with REAL ID laws, it’s unclear what might happen to Montana citizens come 2016 when their state-issued driver’s licenses may not be an acceptable form of identification to board a commercial flight.   State officials, including Gov. Steve Bullock and Attorney General Tim […]

MARK OF THE BEAST: Microchip implants in humans becoming more viable

A microchip implanted on human beings has chilling implications, conjuring up images of the “Mark of the Beast” as mentioned in the Book of revelations. Such an accessory would certainly be a boon for a totalitarian society – but there are scientists who say that there would be some distinct advantages with microchips for all […]

Nigeria launches new biometric ID card – brought to you by Mastercard

Yesterday afternoon, president Goodluck Jonathan became the first recipient of Nigeria’s new national eID card, in a ceremony at the presidential villa in the capital Abuja. The cards will be issued to 13 million Nigerians as part of a pilot project, with the ultimate aim of producing a national identity management system (NIMS). Read More: […]

Maine residents could face problems over Real ID act

Maine licenses don’t comply with the new federal standards, meaning that since July residents haven’t been able to access some federal sites without additional identification. If Maine does not change the design to meet the Real ID requirement, in 2016 residents won’t be able to board commercial plane with their license. Read More: Maine residents […]

Track where cellphone users go around the globe

Makers of surveillance systems are offering governments across the world the ability to track the movements of almost anybody who carries a cellphone, whether they are blocks away or on another continent.   The technology works by exploiting an essential fact of all cellular networks: They must keep detailed, up-to-the-minute records on the locations of […]

First fallout nears for Arizona’s refusal to comply with Real ID Act

Arizona lawmakers told the federal government in 2008 that the state would not cooperate in the Real ID Act, a post-9/11 law that aimed to make it harder for potential terrorists to get fake IDs.The first fallout from the decision could begin to be felt in Arizona this week.That’s when residents of states that have […]

Energy harvested from body, environment could power wearables, IOT devices

Low-power wearables may soon bid adieu to batteries and start drawing energy generated by body heat and movement, and ambient energy from the environment.   Consumer electronics devices are getting smaller but conventional batteries are not, and it’s important to start implementing new energy harvesting techniques to keep devices powered for long periods of time, […]

Google’s Satellites Could Soon See Your Face from Space

Google will soon have an unprecedented ability to spy on you from space. Theoretically, at least. How? Read More: Google’s Satellites Could Soon See Your Face from Space | Motherboard.