IoT is the password killer we’ve been waiting for
Does the Apple Watch spell the end for passwords? The answer may be “yes.” The Cupertino company’s latest “it” device is blowing up the “wearable technology” category, just as its iPhone did to the smart phone market more than seven years ago.
But, in the process, Apple Watch is also exposing some of the technology industry’s shrinking pains when it comes to wearable devices and other, miniatures “Internet of Things” technologies. Exhibit 1: the password.
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