W3C adopts password-free login standard

W3C approves WebAuthn as the web standard for password-free logins — VentureBeat — “The specification lets users log into online accounts using biometrics, mobile devices, and/or Fido security keys. WebAuthn is supported by Android and Windows 10. On the browser side, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Microsoft Edge all added support last year. Apple has supported WebAuthn in preview versions of Safari since December.”


KDDI releases Japan’s first Firefox OS smartphone

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Japan’s KDDI has launched an LTE smartphone with NFC that runs Mozilla’s Firefox OS, the open mobile platform advocated by the Firefox browser maker. The LG Fx0 offers a 4.7-inch HD screen and is powered by a 1.2GHz quad core Snapdragon processor running Firefox OS 2.0, the latest version of Mozilla’s operating system. More


Mozilla unveils Firefox OS Flame with NFC

Firefox OS Flame reference device

A new reference device, the Firefox OS Flame, has been unveiled by Mozilla at MWC 2014, to enable developers to test the capabilities and newest features of its Firefox OS in a real environment with a mobile network and true hardware characteristics including an accelerometer, NFC functionality and cameras... More


Firefox for Android gets NFC

The latest version of Mozilla’s Firefox Beta for Android, a mobile web browser which gives users and testers a sneak peek at features destined for future versions of Firefox, includes support for NFC... More



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