Signs point to fingerprint-scanning home button on next iPhone

Published On: Jul 30 2013 07:04:17 PM EDT   Updated On: Jul 30 2013 03:52:44 PM EDT

Clues include a folder called "BiometricKit," a string of code referencing users touching the home button with their thumb, in the new iOS7, and Appleā€™s $356 million acquisition of AuthenTec, a firm specializing in fingerprint-scanning technology.