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This Is Google’s New Strategy to Kill Passwords

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Google is testing out a new way to log into its services that requires no password, just a couple taps on your phone.

The new method could be handy when logging in from a new location like a friend’s computer, if your password is long or complicated, or you’ve just forgotten it. Instead, you just put in your email address (assuming you remember that) and Google will ping your phone with a notification that you must answer.

The feature was originally discovered by Reddit user Rohit Paul, who posted details to the Android community at the social news site. Google…

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