March 30, 2015
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The W3C has announced a new web authentication standard that provides an API for accessing public key credentials. The standard, which is being referred to as WebAuthn, would allow users to log into websites without having to use passwords and instead use authorization gestures on their phones.
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As various services like Facebook deal with competitors by packing more functionality into their apps, those apps are increasingly experiencing usability issues. In the old days of the API economy, outside developers could leverage a service's APIs to build something better. But those days are gone.