Neowin News Feed for: Passport Neowin News Feed for: Passport en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Google Maps adds in-app option to pay for parking fees in Austin, Texas <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google Maps is letting drivers make payments for parking fees directly from within the app using Google Pay. The new feature is available in Austin, Texas initially through a tie-up with Passport. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Jay Bonggolto) Wed, 02 Sep 2020 21:42:01 +0000 Unihertz's tribute to the BlackBerry Passport is now available with limited stock <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Unihertz unveiled the Titan just a couple of weeks ago, showing us a BlackBerry Passport-esque handset. The firm made it available with a starting price of $199 through Kickstarter, which sold out. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Timi Cantisano) Tue, 30 Jul 2019 14:26:01 +0000 Telegram launches Passport for services that require real-life ID <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The privacy-focused messaging wants to make it easier to sign up for services and apps that require real-world ID by allowing users to use Telegram to securely store their personal data. <a href="">Read more...</a> (João Carrasqueira) Thu, 26 Jul 2018 17:32:01 +0000 AT&T to launch new $10 International Day Pass <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In a bid to help travelers stay connected, AT&amp;T will soon release its new International Day Pass, offering unlimited talk and text plus access to their plan&#039;s included data within 100+ countries. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Boyd Chan) Tue, 24 Jan 2017 07:24:01 +0000 Australia has plans to replace passports with facial recognition technology <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Australian government has set its plans in motion for facial, iris and fingerprint recognition to replace manual checking of passports, at major airports and sea ports around the country. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Hull) Mon, 23 Jan 2017 22:28:02 +0000 Passport scans and personal data of Asiana Airlines passengers posted online <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Thousands of documents belonging to Asiana passengers - and some who flew with its Star Alliance partners - have been compromised in a breach attributed to &quot;extremely poor&quot; security on its website. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Tue, 19 Jul 2016 19:14:02 +0000 Leak shows BlackBerry 'Oslo' - a redesigned version of the Passport with the same specs <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>BlackBerry&#039;s latest handset, known by its development codename &#039;Oslo&#039;, seems to be little more than a rehashed version of its Passport, reportedly featuring identical specs but with a revised design. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Wed, 10 Jun 2015 11:36:01 +0000 Leaked image reveals BlackBerry Oslo featuring square design and physical keyboard <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>It seems like BlackBerry is not ready to give up its square smartphone design or physical keyboards yet, as an image has surfaced showing off the &quot;Oslo&quot; based on last year&#039;s Passport design. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Fri, 17 Apr 2015 09:26:01 +0000 Windows Hello: Microsoft is making the password obsolete in Windows 10 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has just unveiled Windows Hello and Passport, two systems designed to make passwords obsolete in Windows 10. They rely on biometric signatures and secondary devices for authentication. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Tue, 17 Mar 2015 16:27:59 +0000 BlackBerry press event set for September 24, Passport expected <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>BlackBerry has announced that it will be hosting an event on September 24 in various cities and it is expected that the company will launch the oft-leaked Passport smartphone. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Shreyas Gandhe) Tue, 02 Sep 2014 20:41:50 +0000 BlackBerry's unusual square-screened Passport detailed in retailer video <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>BlackBerry&#039;s new Passport - which features an unusual square high-resolution 1440x1440px 4.5-inch display - has been prematurely detailed in a promotional video from UK retailer Carphone Warehouse. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Thu, 14 Aug 2014 23:23:04 +0000 Windows Live Passport blocking Gmail addresses <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>It has come to our attention via Mauricio that Microsoft's Windows Live Passport service is currently blocking new sign ups from any email addresses. The error message any user receives is &quot;reserved domain&quot; when... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Mon, 12 Nov 2007 07:49:10 +0000 Western Digital Bumps Passport Drives to 250 GB <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Western Digital has released its new 250 GB Passport portable drives. WD Passports use 2.5-inch hard drives, allowing for their plug-and-play, ultra-portable design. WD announced last month that its launch of the 250 GB Scorpio... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 06 Jun 2007 19:58:17 +0000 Infineon Lands Contract for Passport Security Chips <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Infineon Technologies said Monday it had landed an order for millions of data storage chips from the U.S. government, which will be featured in a new generation of electronic passports.The exact size of the contract... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 21 Aug 2006 19:10:29 +0000 Google Releases Answer to Passport <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google have released the latest addition to their growing crop of online services. The latest entry is targeted at web developers who want a simple solution to user authentication. Similar to Microsoft's previous offering of... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Dave Legg) Thu, 29 Jun 2006 10:16:30 +0000 eBay To Stop .Net Passport Sign-In <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Online auction site eBay will stop allowing users to sign in via their .Net Passport. In an announcement made earlier today, eBay stated that towards the end of January, users would only be able to... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 30 Dec 2004 01:40:29 +0000 No Go-Ahead Stamp for Microsoft's Passport <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft is recasting ambitions for its .Net Passport identification system, saying the service now will be limited to its own online offerings and those of close partners. Microsoft no longer sees Passport as a single... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 21 Oct 2004 04:33:14 +0000 Passport ID Technology Has High Error Rate <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The State Department is moving ahead with a plan to implant electronic identification chips in U.S. passports that will allow computer matching of facial characteristics, despite warnings that the technology is prone to a high... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 06 Aug 2004 14:30:35 +0000 Deutsche Telekom Passport hole exposes 120,000 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Deutsche Telekom this week was forced to suspend all activities of its Online Business Service Operation Centre (OBSOC), a German version of the Microsoft's Passport system, which enables customers to order and pay for online... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 30 Jul 2004 09:19:40 +0000 Passport to nowhere? <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Remember when Microsoft was going to be your trusted, omnipresent guide through the world of online commerce? That was the plan a few years ago, when the software giant began pitching its... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 23 Mar 2004 16:36:42 +0000 Passport and MSN Messenger Down Again <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A number of MSN services were down for the second time in less than a week, and again, the company isn't identifying the cause. On Thursday, less than a week after a... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 18 Mar 2004 22:08:49 +0000 Microsoft Patches Passport <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>'Secret question' flaw could have let attackers reset passwords. Microsoft patched a hole in it's .Net Passport identity management service last night after a security researcher disclosed a potentially serious flaw that... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 02 Jul 2003 04:40:26 +0000 Another Passport Flaw Reported <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft security service said to allow some account hijackings. A newly disclosed vulnerability could let attackers reset passwords and hijack older Microsoft .Net Passport accounts, according to a message on an online... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 01 Jul 2003 05:55:21 +0000 Passport flaw threatens users' accounts <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A serious security flaw in Microsoft's Passport service put users' accounts, including their personal information and credit card numbers, at risk of being hijacked. The flaw, in Passport's password recovery mechanism,... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 08 May 2003 10:41:46 +0000 MS making Passport XML enabled .NET service <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Thanks OrangeSoul...As part of its growing portfolio of .NET services, Microsoft will expose its Passport authentication service as an XML Web service this summer, officials said. The forthcoming Microsoft Passport Web Service, which will support... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Thu, 01 May 2003 18:18:44 +0000 Microsoft Agrees to .NET Passport Changes, EU Says <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The European Commission said on Thursday that software giant Microsoft had agreed to make &quot;radical&quot; changes to its .NET Passport system to ease concerns about data privacy posed by Internet identity systems. &quot;Microsoft... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 30 Jan 2003 17:18:36 +0000 Microsoft .NET Passport Manager 2.1 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft .NET Passport Manager is a Passport single sign-in (SSI) service enable you to give consumers a quick, convenient way to sign in and make SSL-secured transactions securely on your site. In addition,... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Tue, 31 Dec 2002 10:27:26 +0000 Liberty Alliance Waves White Flag at Passport <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A growing rift among members of the Liberty Alliance authentication project is placing the technology's future in question. At the core of the problem is exactly where to target the single-sign-on technology in the face... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Mon, 02 Dec 2002 15:07:15 +0000 BetaPlace - .NET Passport Single Sign-in <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Second time lucky ;) All Microsoft BetaPlace users: We are transitioning to a .NET Passport Single Sign-in Service for BetaPlace beginning November 20th. BetaPlace will be unavailable on November 20th at... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Mon, 18 Nov 2002 20:15:54 +0000 EU delves further into .NET Passport <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>European Union (EU) regulators are not satisfied that Microsoft Corp's .NET Passport complies with data protection law. Regulators have said that while Microsoft has put in place measures to address data protection, elements of .NET... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Thu, 04 Jul 2002 11:40:37 +0000 EU: .Net Passport breaks data privacy rules? <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The European Union is examining charges that Microsoft's .Net Passport system breaks EU rules on data privacy, a European Commission official said Tuesday. The official said he expected member states to make... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 11 Jun 2002 18:10:39 +0000 Microsoft to make Passport more interoperable <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft have promised to make their Passport system work with a variety of technologies and they have even given an indication that they could be working with Liberty Alliance in the future. This is... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 20 May 2002 15:07:54 +0000 Microsoft .NET Passport Service Changes <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Thanks Bob for bringing this to my attention, he did, really :smart: &quot;You are receiving this message because you currently have an application in Preproduction (DEV/TEST) for which the inline sign-in feature... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Wed, 01 May 2002 19:33:54 +0000 Microsoft says Passport boosts privacy <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>What if technology that could track your every move was embedded in your cell phone, your smart card and your laptop? And what if that information were tied to a database that stored personal information... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sun, 21 Apr 2002 16:53:20 +0000 US Passport online could be a .NET Passport <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>US govt evaluates Microsoft Passport for services The US Government is evaluating Microsoft Corp's Passport to verify the identity of American citizens, federal employees and businesses who access planned online services, a... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 19 Apr 2002 20:51:35 +0000 Sun battles Microsoft Passport <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Sun Microsystems is putting some products and services behind its effort to consign Microsoft's Passport software to oblivion. Sun has long opposed Passport, which acts as an authentication gateway that lets computer users... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 12 Mar 2002 03:02:36 +0000 Sun Liberty Alliance / Microsoft .Net Passport Rivalry Intensifies! <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Once the Liberty Alliance was formed last fall, Microsoft's Steve Balmer believed that it wouldn't stand a chance against their .Net Passport (formerly known as Microsoft Passport) service. However, Steve Balmer was proven wrong... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sun, 24 Feb 2002 00:00:59 +0000 Microsoft® .NET Passport Security Alert <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Cheers me101 for this email he received from &quot;Passport&quot;, shame I didn't get it :( Looks like at least microsoft are getting the right idea, any users who have a Microsoft passport account should be... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Wed, 02 Jan 2002 21:02:33 +0000 Game site recovers from Passport glitch <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft's Zone gaming site appeared to be recovering Wednesday, a day after numerous consumers were shut out by glitches related to the site's switchover to the software giant's Passport identity-authentication service. In a notice... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 14 Dec 2001 13:37:24 +0000 Gamers shut out by Passport switch <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Thanks to Andy Tolson for sending this in. Online game players using Microsoft's Zone site complained of persistent problems accessing the service Tuesday, as Microsoft required all users to switch to its Passport... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 12 Dec 2001 08:54:55 +0000