9 to 5 Mac reports that Apple has included facial recognition software and APIs into iOS5. While Apple doesn't plan on making an app of their own, developers can jump on it and turn out Kinect-ish apps after tinkering with it. [9 to 5 Mac]
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Sigh, this again?
No. Facial recognition for security IS NOT SECURITY. It's convenience, at best, but more likely false assurances.
IT CAN BE BEATEN BY A SIMPLE PHOTOGRAPH!