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The Times: The Times view on the magic of ‘passkeys’: Open Sesame

Teams from Apple, Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Meta (the owner of Facebook, Instagram and other social media platforms) and other leading technology groups have worked together to develop a passkey, unique to each user, that can unlock apps and provide access to websites, eventually across all platforms. Passkeys were launched by Apple yesterday in the latest version of its operating system, iOS16.

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