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Your face may soon unlock your iPhone

Apple has acquired Prime Sense and RealFace, two notable facial recognition companies. It is rumoured that Apple is doing this because it wants to deliver a bigger screen for its new iPhone.


ONE of the major new features expected in the next iPhone is a new way to unlock the smartphone: with your face.

At first blush, this may not sound like a big deal. Android has had a version of facial recognition in its operating system, called Face Unlock, since 2011....

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