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

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

Ars TechnicaMicrosoft turns two-factor authentication into one-factor by ditching passwordArs TechnicaAs 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 ...and more »

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

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

MSPoweruserNow on Microsoft's To-Do list: Ditch WunderlistMSPoweruserMicrosoft 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 ...and more »

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

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

OnMSFT (blog)Microsoft will “evaluate” bringing Phone Sign In to Windows phones, maybeOnMSFT (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 ...and more »

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

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

Tom's GuideMicrosoft Just Made Signing in a Whole Lot EasierTom's GuideMicrosoft 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 ...and more »

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

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

Windows CentralMicrosoft To-Do launches on the web, Windows 10, Android and iOSWindows CentralMicrosoft 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 ...and more »

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

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

Android PoliceMicrosoft announces that it hates passwords and has an alternativeAndroid PoliceNot 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 ...and more »

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

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

ZDNetMicrosoft's Wunderlist successor, To-Do, hits public previewZDNetMicrosoft 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 ...and more »

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

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

Thurrott.com (blog)Microsoft To-Do Arrives with Apps for EveryoneThurrott.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 ...and more »

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

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

Express.co.ukMicrosoft wants you to STOP using PASSWORDS, and this is whyExpress.co.ukMICROSOFT 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 ...and more »

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

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

MSPoweruserMicrosoft To-Do list app now available for Android, iOS and Windows 10 devicesMSPoweruserLast 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 ...and more »

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

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

The INQUIRERAndroid and iOS users can now use Microsoft's smartphone-based sign in featureThe INQUIRERMICROSOFT 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 ...and more »

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

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

ValueWalkMicrosoft Becomes An Android Retailer: Selling Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus In ChinaValueWalkMicrosoft 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 ...and more »

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

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

Phone ArenaChina is the weird place where Microsoft sells Xiaomi phones instead of Windows PhonesPhone ArenaWhen 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 ...and more »

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

Uptrend Stocks At Street: Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), 58.COM INC. (NYSE:WUBA)eMarketsDailyMicrosoft 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 ...and more »

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

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

OnMSFT (blog)The Chinese Microsoft Store is now selling an Android handset from XiaomiOnMSFT (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 ...and more »

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

You can now sign into your Microsoft Account without a passwordPCWorldMicrosoft'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 ...and more »

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

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

ZDNetMicrosoft kills off passwords with Authenticator's new phone loginsZDNetJust 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 ...and more »

Microsoft is killing off passwords - Business Insider;

Microsoft is killing off passwords - Business Insider

Business InsiderMicrosoft is killing off passwordsBusiness InsiderPasswords 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.and more »

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

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

MobileMarketing MagazineMicrosoft introduces password-less access to its accountsMobileMarketing MagazineMicrosoft 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, ...and more »

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

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

NeowinMicrosoft enables password-free account sign-in on iOS and Android - but not Windows phonesNeowinMicrosoft 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 ...and more »