Tagged: Google

Google is building password-free locking and unlocking into Chrome OS; use a phone, ring, watch, or badge instead

Google has a vision for how Chrome OS users will one day be able to lock and unlock their devices, without requiring a password. The Chromium OS team is building support for unlocking and locking devices running the operating system with a new Chrome API called “chrome.screenlockPrivate.”

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Judge poised to approve FTC’s $22.5 million fine of Google to settle Safari privacy flap

A proposed $22.5 million fine to penalize Google for an alleged privacy breach is on the verge of winning court approval, despite a consumer rights group’s cry for tougher punishment.