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.
GitHub has announced that beginning on November 13th, 2020, they will require that developers using the GitHub REST API use token-based authentication. This will now be required for all authenticated operations in replacement of the previously allowed account password access.