Tag: Fingerprint

  • Solar system estimated to be about 4.57 billion years old: Study

    Solar system estimated to be about 4.57 billion years old: Study

    In a recent study published in the journal Nature Astronomy, researchers using isotopic analysis found that carbonate minerals from the asteroid crystallized in reactions with water, which initially accumulated on the asteroid as ice in the still-forming solar system and then warmed to liquid. They say that these carbonates formed very early – in the […]

  • The ministry is considering the use of fingerprint data in the fight against crime

    The ministry is considering the use of fingerprint data in the fight against crime

    In March, the Ministry of the Interior began an investigation into whether fingerprint data obtained from passport and identity card registers can be used in the investigation of serious crimes in Finland. In May, the police and the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) advocated expanding their use, arguing that it would lead to solving unsolved […]

  • The entry of expert and start-up entrepreneurs is accelerating – Express service will be introduced 1.6

    The entry of expert and start-up entrepreneurs is accelerating – Express service will be introduced 1.6

    The processing time for an accelerated application shall not exceed two weeks. The express service will be introduced together with a new type of permit, the national D visa. The national D visa enables travel to Finland as soon as the residence permit has been issued and the customer has proved his or her identity. […]

  • The ministry is considering allowing police to use passport fingerprints to investigate crimes

    The ministry is considering allowing police to use passport fingerprints to investigate crimes

    In the spring, the Ministry of the Interior launched a study on whether fingerprint data from passports and identity cards can be used in the investigation of serious crimes. The previous survey of fingerprint data by the Ministry of the Interior was completed in 2014. However, the working group noted that the use of fingerprints […]

  • New analysis provides more clues about shipwrecks from the pilgrimage

    New analysis provides more clues about shipwrecks from the pilgrimage

    In 1626, a ship capsized in stormy seas and sank on Cape Cod, where passengers were aided by local indigenous peoples and pilgrims in nearby Plymouth. Now, the most in-depth scientific analysis of timber found more than 150 years ago has provided the best evidence to date that they belonged to the unfortunate ship known […]

  • Police: It takes weeks to clear a passport congestion

    Police: It takes weeks to clear a passport congestion

    According to the police board, the number of passport applications has increased in recent weeks. Passport application deadlines are congested at police stations across the country, the National Police Board told STT on Sunday. Those wishing to renew their passport will have to wait weeks for a face-to-face meeting. People can also renew their passports […]

  • Helsinki police report "unprecedented" passions

    Helsinki police report "unprecedented" passions

    Police departments around the country said passport renewal has been brisk throughout the week. However, according to the Pasila permit unit in Helsinki, there were queues "unprecedented" on Friday. Every day in the Helsinki district, there are about 800 people in line, most of whom have come to apply for or renew a passport. Waiting […]

  • China has seen support for digital authoritarianism in Latin America

    China has seen support for digital authoritarianism in Latin America

    Chinese technology and expertise enable Venezuela and Cuba to exercise suffocating control over digital communications in the two countries, according to insider accounts and several international investigations. Venezuela and Cuba are doing more to block Internet access than any other government in Latin America, according to the US-based advocacy group Freedom House, which has documented […]

  • Economic growth slows as the number of extreme rainy days increases: Research

    Economic growth slows as the number of extreme rainy days increases: Research

    An analysis of data from more than 1,500 regions over the past 40 years shows a clear link and suggests that the increased daily rainfall caused by climate change due to the burning of oil and coal is damaging the global economy. “It’s about prosperity and ultimately people’s jobs. Rainy days and extreme daily rains […]

  • Progress in preparing for the accelerated service – the migration of experts and start-up entrepreneurs to Finland is accelerating

    Progress in preparing for the accelerated service – the migration of experts and start-up entrepreneurs to Finland is accelerating

    The Finnish Immigration Service processes residence permits for those coming to Finland along the express route in a maximum of two weeks. As the families of professionals also move to Finland, Pikapalvelu is also aimed at family members of experts and start-up entrepreneurs. The preparation of the accelerated service will be combined with a new […]

  • Three researchers share the Nobel Prize in Physics

    The Nobel Prize in Physics 2021 has been shared between researchers working with models to predict global warming and the interplay between planetary systems. Half the prize is shared between Syukuro Manabe and Klaus Hasselmann for their work on “physical modeling of the Earth’s climate, quantification of variability and predictable global warming.” The other half […]

  • Defendant in drug case had millions in the attic

    Defendant in drug case had millions in the attic

    “You have to be careful, careful,” said the man in the house. “We are careful, we are careful, otherwise we would not have kept up until now”, read the assurance from the driver. “Bravo,” replied the quarrel. “Nothing should be underestimated”. The incident from April 2019 was documented on Tuesday in a courtroom in Copenhagen […]

  • Four million were in the attic of the accused in a huge drug case

    He denies being involved in the smuggling of cocaine for several years, along with a number of other Albanian men. The amount stated in the indictment causes the case to swell to the largest so far in Denmark. 9.4 tonnes are on the bottom line. Prosecutor Annika Jensen first asks about the findings that officers […]

  • The government wants the police to be able to use DNA more easily

    The government wants the police to be able to use DNA more easily

    Tomorrow Thursday, the government will appoint an inquiry, which will review how the police can make greater use of biometric data in criminal investigations. For example, information about DNA, fingerprints or facial images. “We have a fairly complex set of rules on these issues and technological development makes it possible to work with biometrics in […]

  • Forensic analyzes are taking longer and longer

    Forensic analyzes are taking longer and longer

    The processing time for the police’s forensic investigations is increasing. At the turn of the year, the average time for handling a case at the National Forensic Center, NFC, was 33 days, now it is up to 50 days, according to statistics that Ekot has read. This reflects a continued high inflow, with several major […]

  • Encrochat evidence in several large gang cases

    Encrochat evidence in several large gang cases

    Tomorrow, the trial begins for several serious crimes that the police link to a criminal network in Vårby in southern Stockholm, where 30 people are charged. In chats from the encrypted service Encrochat, the police have, among other things, found pictures where fingerprints have been obtained. During the spring, trials will also be held against […]

  • The Danish fingerprints on your search engine

    The Danish fingerprints on your search engine

    She is the head of Google’s research and development office in New York and leads the work of refining the search engine services. The key word is machine learning, where systems improve themselves – something Corinna Cortes has worked on throughout her career. It started in the research firm Bell Labs in New Jersey, where […]

  • From Iceland — Asylum Seeker From Gaza Facing Deportation To Greece

    From Iceland — Asylum Seeker From Gaza Facing Deportation To Greece

    Mohammed Alsweirki, a 26-year-old man originally from Gaza, has been living in Iceland for six and a half months and is seeking asylum. However, he faces deportation to Greece despite a rampant coronavirus pandemic in that country, despite requiring medical assistance that he will likely not get in Greece, and despite repeated criticisms from many […]

  • Judgment or not: The police are silent on legal authority in photo cases

    Her lawyer is also waiting for an answer and is considering whether the question should go a step past the city court. The search came after police received a report that Alexandru in the Facebook group “Stop Paragraph 113” shared a photo. The picture came from a demonstration against the corona restrictions and depicts a […]

  • Assassination attempt accused to deny allegations, far-right links

    Assassination attempt accused to deny allegations, far-right links

    A man accused of murdering a Finnish party aide Pekka Kataja has denied his participation on Wednesday, the second day of trial in the Jyväskylä District Court. The defendant also denied ties to far-right movements and said that his role as a supporter of the Jyväskylä City Councilor Teemu Torsson is exaggerated. Police had previously […]

  • Prosecutor: The assassination attempt on a party official was a crime that has not been seen in Finland for 90 years

    Prosecutor: The assassination attempt on a party official was a crime that has not been seen in Finland for 90 years

    The man went to trial on Tuesday as an accused entrepreneur of murdering an official in the Finnish Party in a politically motivated attack, according to the prosecutor. Prosecutors added that no similar attack has taken place in Finland since the 1930s. At the time, the far-right Lapua movement committed several political acts of violence. […]

  • Big loss for Fingerprint

    Big loss for Fingerprint

    The biometrics company Fingerprint Cards made a loss for the fourth quarter of almost SEK 340 million, and it was a loss more than ten times greater than the corresponding quarter the year before. Most of the loss is due to the fact that the value has been written down for a company that was […]

  • Denmark and the USA cooperate on asylum control

    Denmark and the USA cooperate on asylum control

    Fighting false identity Access to IDENT would, among other things, give the Danish authorities access to over 260 million fingerprints from foreigners who have been in contact with the American authorities. Denmark originally proposed a pilot project to provide information regarding Danish asylum cases. It hopes the collaboration will help the government uncover more fraudulent […]

  • After violent shooting: Now two have been killed

    After violent shooting: Now two have been killed

    One person died during the night after being shot on Tuesday night in Kalundborg, the Central and West Zealand Police inform. Three people were hit by the shooting episode on Nørre Allé, which was reported to the Central and West Zealand Police shortly after 6 pm on Tuesday. There were three younger men. One was […]

  • Hundreds of thousands of Danes get new passports

    Hundreds of thousands of Danes get new passports

    Hundreds of thousands of Danish passport holders are facing having to get new ones in the near future, as errors have been found in 208,000. A gaff from a distributor has resulted in biometric information being incorrect in 208,000 new passports issued from 2014-2017. More specifically, left and right fingerprints have been switched in the […]

  • The Foreign Chronicle

    The Foreign Chronicle

    Stockholm, Thursday morning They are lying on the lawn in a park, the two men from Senegal. The younger one in blue soft pants and a gray T-shirt, the other in training clothes with the football team Paris Saint Germains log on. Their names are Ahmet and Abdulai. That was just over a week ago, […]

  • Criticism of EU migration package: “Risk of legal uncertainty”

    Criticism of EU migration package: “Risk of legal uncertainty”

    A faster asylum review is one of the proposals in the EU’s new migration policy that was presented today and which is expected to lead to more people returning. But the proposal risks becoming legally uncertain, according to the human rights organization Amnesty. – We see the risk that the initial trial will not be […]

  • The Danes bought heel goods for two billion last year

    The Danes bought heel goods for two billion last year

    The thieves are doing well in selling stolen goods, and last year alone, heel goods were sold for around two billion kroner in Denmark. It shows a report prepared by the Center for Crime Analysis for the Crime Prevention Council. If you first buy a stolen item, it can lead to new crimes being committed […]

  • 23-year-old wants to be released for murder of his girlfriend in Uddevalla

    23-year-old wants to be released for murder of his girlfriend in Uddevalla

    The 23-year-old man, who this summer was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of his 17-year-old girlfriend in Uddevalla and a breach of the peace, continues to deny the crime when the Court of Appeal proceedings began today. – He denies that he caused the plaintiff’s death, he also denies that he subjected […]