Microsoft turns two-factor authentication into one-factor by ditching password - Ars Technica

As long as you can log in to your phone, you can log in to your Microsoft Account. Peter Bright - 4/19/2017, 9:03 AM. Microsoft · reader comments 0. Share this story. Microsoft Authenticator is a pleasant enough two-factor authentication app. You can ...

Now on Microsoft's To-Do list: Ditch Wunderlist - MSPoweruser

Microsoft today introduced its new to-do list app called Microsoft To-Do in a preview. To-Do is a new app from the team behind Wunderlist, which is an app Microsoft acquired back in 2015. Microsoft To-Do is a completely different app from Wunderlist ...

Microsoft will “evaluate” bringing Phone Sign In to Windows phones, maybe - OnMSFT (blog)

Just yesterday, Phone Sign-In for Microsoft Accounts became available on the Microsoft Authenticator app on iOS and Android. As has been the theme these days, Windows Phone was noticeably left out of support for this feature, and Microsoft has since ...

Microsoft Just Made Signing in a Whole Lot Easier - Tom's Guide

Microsoft users no longer need to use their passwords to log into their Microsoft accounts, thanks to a new Microsoft Authenticator app for Android and iOS devices. Credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images Users can sign into their Microsoft accounts on a ...

Microsoft To-Do launches on the web, Windows 10, Android and iOS - Windows Central

Microsoft has been cooking up a new To-do list app under the code name Project Cheshire for several months. Now it looks like that app is ready for prime time under its official name, Microsoft To-Do. Initially spotted by Walking Cat on Twitter (via ...

Microsoft announces that it hates passwords and has an alternative - Android Police

Not a fan of passwords? Microsoft yesterday announced a new feature for users of the Microsoft Authenticator app that allows the sign-in process on Microsoft accounts to be done using a phone instead. Users can link their phone with an account and ...

Microsoft's Wunderlist successor, To-Do, hits public preview - ZDNet

Microsoft is finally pulling back the curtain on its planned successor to Wunderlist. microsofttodo.jpg Credit: Microsoft. That app, officially known as Microsoft To-Do (codenamed "Project Cheshire") has been in private testing for close to a year. On ...

Microsoft To-Do Arrives with Apps for Everyone - Thurrott.com (blog)

For several months, and likely longer, Microsoft has been working on a new note-taking/reminder application called Project Cheshire. That app appears to be nearly complete as the company has quietly launched the web version of the product. Called To-Do ...

Microsoft wants you to STOP using PASSWORDS, and this is why - Express.co.uk

MICROSOFT wants to move away from traditional alphanumeric passwords to secure your data on its hugely-popular operating systems, like Windows 10. By Aaron Brown Aaron Brown. PUBLISHED: 15:26, Wed, Apr 19, 2017 | UPDATED: 16:27, Wed, Apr 19 ...

Microsoft To-Do list app now available for Android, iOS and Windows 10 devices - MSPoweruser

Last year, Microsoft started testing Project Cheshire, a brand new cross-platform To-Do list service. We even posted our hands-on of the internal version of this app. This app/service which was under private preview for so long is now finally available ...

Android and iOS users can now use Microsoft's smartphone-based sign in feature - The INQUIRER

MICROSOFT HAS EXPANDED its Authenticator software to enable Android and iOS users to sign in to their accounts using just their smartphone. When you sign in to a Microsoft service for the first time, or on a new machine, you'll be invited to check the ...

Microsoft Becomes An Android Retailer: Selling Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus In China - ValueWalk

Microsoft was seen selling a special edition of a new Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus at its stores last month. Now it looks like you can buy an Android phone from Microsoft stores not just in the United States but in China as well, according to Neowin ...

China is the weird place where Microsoft sells Xiaomi phones instead of Windows Phones - Phone Arena

When you go to Microsoft's Chinese web store, you'd probably expect to see a lot of hànzì and the same stuff Microsoft sells in every other store across the globe. Hehe! Hold right there. At this point, MS is bitterly aware that it has a brighter ...

Uptrend Stocks At Street: Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), 58.COM INC. (NYSE:WUBA) - eMarketsDaily

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has 7727.53 million outstanding shares. Microsoft's (MSFT) Authenticator app can now save you a step when logging into anything that requires a Microsoft Account. According to a blog post from the company's identity ...

The Chinese Microsoft Store is now selling an Android handset from Xiaomi - OnMSFT (blog)

A couple of weeks ago, we were quite surprised to learn that the US Microsoft Store would start selling customized versions of Samsung's Galaxy S8 and S8+ Android phones. All Galaxy S8 handsets already come with some Microsoft apps out of the box such ...

You can now sign into your Microsoft Account without a password - PCWorld

Microsoft's war on the password continues with a handy addition to the Microsoft Authenticator app for Android and iOS. Instead of using Microsoft Authenticator for two-step authentication, you can use the app to sign into your Microsoft Account ...

Microsoft kills off passwords with Authenticator's new phone logins - ZDNet

Just hit 'Approve' to sign in to a Microsoft account from your phone. Image: Microsoft. Microsoft has rolled out an update to its Authenticator app for iOS and Android that lets you sign in to Microsoft accounts without using a password. The update to ...

Microsoft is killing off passwords - Business Insider

Passwords are a nightmare to remember — but Microsoft thinks it has a way to do away with them for good. The American tech giant has announced an alternative way users can sign into their Microsoft accounts, using only an app on their smartphones.

Microsoft introduces password-less access to its accounts - MobileMarketing Magazine

Microsoft phone sign-in Microsoft has introduced a phone sign-in feature that means no more passwords for its accounts. The phone sign-in works through the Microsoft Authenticator app, where users add their account. Once they have added the account, ...

Microsoft enables password-free account sign-in on iOS and Android - but not Windows phones - Neowin

Microsoft is aiming to make two-factor authentication a bit easier by allowing users to sign into their Microsoft accounts simply by using their smartphones. The new feature has been available for some time as part of a 'soft launch', as Microsoft ...