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Apple: iPhone 5S Does Not Store Images Of Your Fingerprints, Just 'Fingerprint Data'

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New iPhone 5S handsets let people use their fingerprints to unlock the smartphones at an iPhone event at Apple's headquarters in Silicon Valley on September 10, 2013 in Cupertino, California. Apple unveiled two new iPhones on Tuesday in its bid to expand its share of the smartphone market, including one as low as $99 with a US carrier contract. 'The business has become so large that this year we are going to replace the iPhone 5 and we are going to replace it with two new designs,' Apple chief | Getty
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Apple's new iPhone 5S, which comes with a fingerprint scanner, won't store actual images of users' fingerprints on the device, a company spokesman confirmed Wednesday, a decision that could ease concerns from privacy hawks.

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