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    Chrome OS to get NFC unlock?

    December 11th, 2013

    Users may be able unlock their Chrome OS devices using NFC in the future, The Next Web reports. An API called chrome.screenlockPrivate will allow select apps to “use the USB, NFC, and/or Bluetooth APIs to communicate with a secondary trusted device such as a phone, ring, watch, or badge, thereby allowing that trusted device to serve as an alternative form of authentication for the user.”

    Mozilla plans NFC support for new mobile operating system

    August 1st, 2011

    The Mozilla Foundation, responsible for the development of the Firefox open source browser, has announced plans for Boot to Gecko, a new open source operating system designed specifically for mobile phones and tablets. Mozilla’s Robert… More