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Synaptics purchases fingerprint ID technology company Validity Sensors

10/10, 5:26pm

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One-time Samsung partner and fingerprint ID technology manufacturer Validity Sensors is being purchased by human interface technology company Synaptics for an offering said to be worth up to $255 million. The company will pay around $92.5 million in cash and stock, with the remainder arriving over the next "several years" in performance-based payments.

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