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New York's MTA wants safer COVID-19 iPhone unlocking, and so should you

1 month ago   |   By Venture Beat

A prominent public transportation system has asked Apple to improve the iPhone's face-based unlocking system for public use. Here's how that should happen.
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New York's public transit asks Apple to solve this iPhone problem

New York's public transit asks Apple to solve this iPhone problem

1 month ago   |   By Fortune

New York's mass transit agency wants Apple to come up with a better way for iPhone users to unlock their phones without taking off their masks, as it seeks to guard against the spread of the coronavirus in buses and subways.
In a letter to CEO Tim Cook obtained by The Associated Press, Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chairman Patrick Foye said riders have been seen removing their masks to unlock their phones using face-recognition technology, despite a recent update by Apple that simplifies the unlock process for people wearing masks.
Previously, an iPhone user wearing a mask would...
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