Google is trying to kill passwords. But what should replace them?

Posted in Online on 26th Dec, 2015
by Alex Muller

The tech giant is trying out a feature that lets some users confirm their identity just by using their smartphones.

Google buys sound authentication firm SlickLogin

Posted in Business on 17th Feb, 2014
by Alex Muller

Google has acquired SlickLogin, an Israeli start-up behind the technology that allows websites to verify a user's identity by using sound waves.

Iris scanner makes all of those pesky passwords obsolete

Posted in Science on 12th Jan, 2014
by Alex Muller

You set up a profile containing all of your stored passwords, then teach the dongle to recognize your eyeball in a process that takes just a few seconds.