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GitHub Makes Two-Factor Authentication Mandatory (PC Mag, Mar 10, 2023)
GitHub originally announced the 2FA requirement last year, citing the threat of hackers hitting the software supply chain. 

Biometric Payment Cards Make a Comeback in Europe (PYMNTS, Mar 13, 2023)
Moving forward, he said, instead of focusing on increasing the volumes of biometric cards in circulation, the focus would rather be on getting more banks in different regions to commercially launch the cards. 

Nigeria’s INEC Forecloses Parties’ Access to Its Database (The Nation , Mar 13, 2023)
Okoye also said that the Commission hopes to conclude the reconfiguration of the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS) by tomorrow for deployment to the polling units ahead of Saturday’s governorship and House of Assembly elections. 

Philippine National Police Integrates Biometrics Databases Through E-booking System (PhilStar Global , Mar 13, 2023)
The new system "will ensure a full package of database systems that will help in the realization of a higher degree of crime solution efficiency," the presentation also promised. 

Which Stores Are Scanning Your Face? No One Knows. (New York Times , Mar 13, 2023)
Either we are in the early days of the technology’s deployment or it is not proving as popular with retailers as expected. 


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