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Apple has revealed a high-end smartphone with an “edge-to-edge” screen that has no physical home button.

The iPhone X – which is referred to as “ten” – uses a facial recognition system to recognise its owner rather than a fingerprint-based one.

Source: BBC Technology News

Date: September 12th, 2017

Link: http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-41228126

Discussion

1) Is it really a “leap forward” to have facial recognition as a way to identify a person?  Is an edge-to-edge screen a “leap forward”?

2) Are there any ethical, legal or moral issues with facial recognition systems like this?

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