With Chrome OS 88, you can now sign in to a website that supports WebAuthn by just using the PIN or fingerprint ID you're using to sign in to your Chromebook, no need for your password.
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Google announced that it is bringing the ability to use fingerprint authentication to log into its web services on Pixel devices. The feature will soon roll out to Android 7 Nougat running devices.
The World Wide Web Consortium and the FIDO Alliance have announced that Web Authentication (WebAuthn) is now an official web standard, making a further push for the end of passwords.
Today, Microsoft announced Web Authentication for its in-house Edge web browser. Users will now be able to use Windows Hello and other methods for logging in via the company's browser.
Microsoft has opened registrations for its Edge Web Summit 2017, which will take place in Seattle on September 13, giving developers "a closer look at what's new and what's next" for its Edge browser.
Microsoft's Edge Web Summit will take place in Seattle on September 13, 2017, promising "a closer look at what's new and what's next" for the Edge browser, including EdgeHTML, and the user experience.