March 30, 2017
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Passwords are passé, or so thinks Amazon. The online retail giant is launching its own single sign on service for third-party developers. Dubbed “Login with Amazon,” the API enables Amazon’s 200 million active customers to sign into websites, apps and games using their Amazon credentials.
Technology and entertainment retailer Best Buy is leading the way with the latest addition to the Best Buy API. It now allows developers to not just search the company's catalogue, but also complete the purchases within their own applications. Developers then earn a portion of the sale, which one would expect to be more likely than when applications must hand off the customer to Best Buy's site.