China's Ant Group is planning to sell U.S.-based biometric security firm EyeVerify as tech tensions rise between Beijing and Washington, reports the financial press.The Financial Times reported on Tuesday that Ant is in talks with a number of potential buyers in the United States over the sale of the eye vein recognition firm.Chinese mobile payment firm Ant Financial, a division of ecommerce giant Alibaba, acquired the firm in 2016 for an estimated sum of $100 million.EyeVerify, whose biometric tech has been adapted by numerous banks and credit unions for mobile banking apps, can now lend its solutions to aid the growth of Ant Financial's AliPay solution.