YOLO: Dashlane and Google Create API to Help You Easily Login to Your Android Apps

...

Dashlane, one of the most popular password managers, and Google, announced today that they have created an open API for app developers called Open YOLO (you only login once) that could make logging into apps incredibly easy with the help of a password manager. And we aren’t talking about the current process from password managers; this seems like a new, almost instant, system-built type of option. 

Neither company is providing all that many details at this time, but the basic idea is that this API gives apps the “ability to access passwords stored in your favorite password manager, and effortlessly and securely log you into those applications.” So instead of tapping in a login box, waiting for your password manager to open, hoping it finds the right password choices, and then selecting one, this could all happen behind the scenes almost automatically as you go to login to an app.

Google, according to Dashlane’s announcement, has noticed that many of us use password lockers to keep everything stored securely with secure passwords these days and so this open API could allow them to tap into those lockers to improve the overall user experience. Improvements, both parties feel, could come through this “universally-acceptable Android app authentication solution.”

And that’s pretty much it for now. Everything Dashlane has shared today makes it sound like this is an early-stage development, so all we can say is, “stay tuned.”

Categories
E-COMMERCE
0 Comment

Leave a Reply

Captcha image


RELATED BY

  • 5300c769af79e

    Big Data, Coding, Security: 8 Sites That Offer Free Online Courses

    IT pros need to stay updated on the latest trends in technology and management to remain relevant and competitive.Here's a look at 8 online learning platforms that offer free tech courses that can help with that.
  • 5300c769af79e

    Gartner's 10 Tech Predictions That Will Change IT

    During its recent Symposium ITXpo, Gartner released predictions on the future of technology for IT departments and users.One of the the reasons people go to the annual Gartner Symposium ITxpo is to hear Gartner analysts offer predictions for the future.
  • 5300c769af79e

    Webroot SecureAnywhere Internet Security Complete (2016)

    Microsoft announced OneCare's demise nearly eight years ago, but its legacy lingers on in security mega-suites like Webroot SecureAnywhere Internet Security Complete.Compare Similar ProductsCompare Symantec Norton Security Premium %displayPrice% McAfee LiveSafe (2016) %displayPrice% Bitdefender Total Security 2016 %displayPrice% Kaspersky Internet Security (2016) %displayPrice% Comodo Internet Security Complete 8 %displayPrice% Bitdefender Internet Security 2016 %displayPrice% McAfee Internet Security (2016) %displayPrice% Trend Micro Internet Security 2016 %displayPrice% Symantec Norton Security Deluxe %displayPrice% McAfee Total Protection (2016) %displayPrice% Webroot SecureAnywhere Internet Security Plus (2016) %displayPrice% For $79.
  • 5300c769af79e

    Did Google Just Reveal the Name of Android N?!

    Inside of the Easter Egg used on Developer Preview 4 of Android N, Google may be hinting at what Android N’s official name will be.As you can view in the header image above, which is a shot of the Easter Egg, it is now an ultra safe bet we can confirm that the name for Android N will be… Namey McNameface!