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Retailers Get Stingy About Returns

Some retailers are feeling a little less generous when it comes to returns this holiday seasons, so shoppers need to be on the guard when it comes to return policies.

Put Your Keys and IDs into Your Mobile Wallet: G&D Has a Plan

Giesecke & Devrient has a big plan to jump-start the mobile wallet revolution: It's SmartTrust Portigo goes beyond a mere transaction tool and aims to be a one-stop gadget that replaces credit cards, keys, ID cards, building and vehicle keys and transportation tickets, too.

Facebook Knows Faces, But Should It ID Our Pictures?

Facebook has announced that it is adding facial recognition software to help members tag photos. The world's largest social network can help you to see your friends more easily, and they'll be able to use the software to see you. But how vulnerable is this new feature to abuse?

One Eye on the Future: Iris Scanners Are Coming

You've seen iris scanners in movies and on TV, but the futuristic ID machines of sci-fi dreams aren't much found in the real world -- yet. Just wait, though: The Hoyos Group has the technology to make those scanners the next big thing and revolutionize everything from credit card machines to subway cards in the process.