Mobile site – Kabusikikaisha http://kabusikikaisha.com/ Mon, 27 Jun 2022 10:32:07 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://kabusikikaisha.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/icon-74-150x150.png Mobile site – Kabusikikaisha http://kabusikikaisha.com/ 32 32 Mobile reception upgrade plan for killer south coast fishing spot finalized, but delays persist https://kabusikikaisha.com/mobile-reception-upgrade-plan-for-killer-south-coast-fishing-spot-finalized-but-delays-persist/ Mon, 27 Jun 2022 09:48:05 +0000 https://kabusikikaisha.com/mobile-reception-upgrade-plan-for-killer-south-coast-fishing-spot-finalized-but-delays-persist/ The Salmon Holes fishing site, just south of Albany, has claimed the lives of 13 people since 1983. Key points: Plans for a long-awaited mobile tower for a killer stretch of the WA coast have been finalized Construction is expected to begin in late 2023, four years after it was first announced Recfishwest Rep Says […]]]>

The Salmon Holes fishing site, just south of Albany, has claimed the lives of 13 people since 1983.

For nearly a decade, emergency services have been calling for improved security conditions at the site, including an extension of cellphone reception in what is currently a black spot.

Mobile coverage upgrades for the region were first proposed in 2014 by former National MP Colin Holt.

But official plans were only announced in 2019 following a coroner’s inquest into the deaths of Chunjun Li and Jiaolong Zhang, two fishermen who died at the rock fishing spot in 2015.

Three years later, the project has yet to begin due to ongoing funding negotiations between Telstra and the state and federal governments.

Telstra WA Regional Managing Director Boyd Brown has now confirmed that plans to install a mobile tower at nearby Cave Point Lighthouse have been finalized, but construction of the potentially life-saving facility could take another year to complete. begin.

“Unfortunately there have been delays in signing a finance contract between the three parties, but we are pleased that this is now complete,” Mr Brown said.

In 2019 Telstra announced that a 4G tower would be attached to the Cave Point lighthouse.(ABC Great Southern: Tim Wong-See)

Albany Labor MP Rebecca Stephens said the deal was a positive step in the right direction.

“This is great news for our community and the tourists who visit this area,” she said.

“It took a long time to prepare and [it’s] It’s great to see that everything has finally come together with the cooperation of state and Commonwealth governments.

“Improving security on this section of our coast line is so important considering the number of lives that have been lost there.”

Leyland Campbell, operations manager for WA’s peak body for recreational anglers, is advocating for safer conditions for anglers in the Deep South.

Leyland Campbell standing by the water in a marina with yachts in the background.
Recfishwest operations manager Leyland Campbell says reliable mobile reception in Salmon Holes is essential.(ABC News: Benjamin Gubana)

Mr Campbell said access to reliable communications was essential to the safety of anyone visiting the Salmon Holes site.

“The ocean there can be treacherous, the cold southern conditions and waters can limit how long a person can actually survive in the water,” he said.

“So the faster we can get the message out, I think the better.”

Mr Campbell said the continued delays were disappointing, but he was glad the project was no longer in limbo.

An aerial view of fishermen on rocks with a beach in the background.
Thirteen people have died at Salmon Holes since 1983 after being washed off the rocks.(Provided: Brad Harkup)

Mr Campbell said questions would be raised if an incident occurred before the tower was operational.

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Government plans mobile app to better control purchase of subsidized cooking oil https://kabusikikaisha.com/government-plans-mobile-app-to-better-control-purchase-of-subsidized-cooking-oil/ Sat, 25 Jun 2022 09:25:19 +0000 https://kabusikikaisha.com/government-plans-mobile-app-to-better-control-purchase-of-subsidized-cooking-oil/ Nanta (second from left) inspects the 1kg subsidized cooking oil packaging line as Managing Director of Teguh Binaniaga Sdn Bhd, Peter Ong Yii Boon (left) looks on. – Photo by Muhammad Rais Sanusi KUCHING (June 25): The government is considering a mobile app for better control of subsidized cooking oil purchases, Consumer Affairs Minister Dato […]]]>

Nanta (second from left) inspects the 1kg subsidized cooking oil packaging line as Managing Director of Teguh Binaniaga Sdn Bhd, Peter Ong Yii Boon (left) looks on. – Photo by Muhammad Rais Sanusi

KUCHING (June 25): The government is considering a mobile app for better control of subsidized cooking oil purchases, Consumer Affairs Minister Dato Sri Alexander Nanta Linggi has said.

He said that currently, consumers in urban areas are allowed to buy two 1kg packets of subsidized cooking oil per day, while those in remote areas are allowed to buy three packets each.

“However, we are aware that there are consumers who purchase two packs each from multiple stores. To prevent this, we are considering introducing a mobile app that would notify the cashier if the consumer has already reached the quota for the day” , he told reporters during his visit to Teguh Binaniaga Sdn Bhd, a subsidized cooking oil repackaging plant at Mile 9 1./2, Penerissen Road here today.

Nanta said the government has decided to maintain the subsidy for 1kg cooking oil in polythene bags, but will remove subsidies for cooking oil in 2kg, 3kg and 5kg bottles from of July 1. The bottled cooking oil subsidy was only a temporary measure during the Covid-19 pandemic.

“As the country is moving into the endemic phase and people can go out, there is no need to buy 5 kg of bottled oil for stock.”

He added that the ministry was aware of restaurant operators buying 5kg subsidized cooking oil for domestic use only.
“That is not right. Therefore, we will remove the subsidy and give it back to those who need it with a different approach,” he added.






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Chick-fil-A tests mobile collection routes https://kabusikikaisha.com/chick-fil-a-tests-mobile-collection-routes/ Thu, 23 Jun 2022 10:00:00 +0000 https://kabusikikaisha.com/chick-fil-a-tests-mobile-collection-routes/ Chick-fil-A has launched a dedicated pickup lane for mobile orders, according to company news. “The drive-thru expressway is a game-changer for our busy customers and our team members,” said Jonathan Lassiter, Senior Onboarding Manager for the Service and Hospitality Team at Chick-fil-A. , in the press release. Lassiter said the move is designed to help […]]]>

Chick-fil-A has launched a dedicated pickup lane for mobile orders, according to company news.

“The drive-thru expressway is a game-changer for our busy customers and our team members,” said Jonathan Lassiter, Senior Onboarding Manager for the Service and Hospitality Team at Chick-fil-A. , in the press release.

Lassiter said the move is designed to help customers get around the drive-thru quickly by dedicating one of our drive-thru lanes exclusively to picking up mobile orders, creating a simpler experience for customers ordering. on the Chick-fil-A app on the go.”

The Drive-Thru Express lanes are in their initial testing phase in about 60 restaurants across the country. The partially or fully dedicated lane allows customers ordering on the mobile app to bypass the traditional drive-thru line to pick up their orders. Customers choose a restaurant and, if available, select “Drive-Thru Express” as their destination, then place an order. When they arrive at the restaurant, they follow the signs for the express lane, use the app to scan a QR code in the dedicated lane, then stop to receive their order.

If successful, Drive-Thru Express could roll out to more locations in 2023.

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The Google Recorder website has a new feature you don’t get on the Pixel mobile app https://kabusikikaisha.com/the-google-recorder-website-has-a-new-feature-you-dont-get-on-the-pixel-mobile-app/ Mon, 20 Jun 2022 16:00:00 +0000 https://kabusikikaisha.com/the-google-recorder-website-has-a-new-feature-you-dont-get-on-the-pixel-mobile-app/ Up to 3x faster playback speed settings are now available The Google Recorder app records audio and is able to convert it into transcriptions in real time. This Pixel-only app was last updated in March when it received Material You upgrades and landscape mode. Now, the Recorder website that allows us to play audio from […]]]>

Up to 3x faster playback speed settings are now available

The Google Recorder app records audio and is able to convert it into transcriptions in real time. This Pixel-only app was last updated in March when it received Material You upgrades and landscape mode. Now, the Recorder website that allows us to play audio from our Pixel smartphones has recently added the ability to control the playback speed.

Previously, the Recorder website allowed users to play or pause an audio recording and rewind 5 seconds or skip forward 10 seconds. Now, in addition to these options, 9to5Google has confirmed that users can control playback speed with new audio controls at the bottom. Five options are currently available for setting the playback speed: 0.5x, 1x, 2.0x, 2.5x, and 3.0x. 3.0x playback speed is hard to find on music or recording apps, but can be a useful rate for finding major errors or speeding up “playback”. Additionally, the slower playback speed is essential for editors who can fix errors on the fly and catch up in real time.

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It’s unclear exactly when the playback controls arrived in the web version of Google Recorder, only that they came after the March update for the Pixel app. Oddly enough, we think it’s odd that they haven’t come to the mobile app itself and would like to see them there soon.

Google introduced its Recorder app with the Pixel 4 series in 2019. The Recorder website debuted much later in March 2021 as part of adding cloud saves to the Android app.

The Recorder app and website are great tools for editing and listening to audio, but they also have some shortcomings. One request that users have been piling on is for a search function in the web version. At the moment, Google Recorder only supports audio in certain English dialects, as well as a few other languages ​​such as Japanese, German, French, Italian, and Spanish. Obviously, the more languages ​​the app can support, the more people can use it. This is generally a good thing.

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Nothing phone (1): 5 questions we have about the device https://kabusikikaisha.com/nothing-phone-1-5-questions-we-have-about-the-device/ Sat, 18 Jun 2022 05:51:36 +0000 https://kabusikikaisha.com/nothing-phone-1-5-questions-we-have-about-the-device/ The Nothing(1) phone is one of the hottest and most anticipated smartphones right now. Even though the launch is only a few weeks away, some questions about the phone remain unanswered. Ahead of the device’s launch, which kicks off on July 12, here are five questions about the Nothing(1) phone that we still need answers […]]]>

The Nothing(1) phone is one of the hottest and most anticipated smartphones right now. Even though the launch is only a few weeks away, some questions about the phone remain unanswered. Ahead of the device’s launch, which kicks off on July 12, here are five questions about the Nothing(1) phone that we still need answers to.

1. What does the front of the phone look like?

Nothing has recently revealed the full look of the Nothing(1) phone from the rear, revealing a unique semi-transparent white back with lightening stripes. However, none of the reveal images, leaked renders, or any other sightings of the Nothing(1) phone reveal what the front of the phone looks like.

The front panel has been kept so secret that we still don’t know if the Nothing(1) phone will feature narrow bezels or a tall chin-bottom. We also still don’t know what type of notch or punch-hole we’ll see on the device.

2. Which processor will power the phone?

Much of what the Nothing(1) phone has to offer has been touted by Carl Pei and the rest of the Nothing team for months now. Unfortunately, one of the most important aspects of the phone, the processor, has always been kept secret.

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Although Nothing revealed early on that the company will be partnering with Qualcomm for the chipset for the first Nothing phone, we still don’t know what processor will be inside the Nothing phone. More importantly, we have no confirmation on whether the chip will even be a flagship Snapdragon 800 series chip or a midrange 700 series chip, as many reports have suggested.

3. Will there be other color variants besides white?

The white variant of the Nothing(1) phone was all over the web this week, but we still don’t know if it will be the only color of the phone. Most smartphones are introduced with multiple color options to appeal to more users. A black variant of the Nothing ear (1), Nothing’s only other product at this point, launched months after the launch of the original white ear (1). Perhaps we could see a similar strategy with the phone (1), with more color options launching later.

4. Will the phone have an in-screen fingerprint sensor or a side sensor?

Since the front of the Nothing (1) phone has yet to be revealed in any promotional material, it’s unclear whether an under-display fingerprint reader will reach the Nothing (1) phone. Most phones today have a fingerprint scanner under the screen or with the power button on the right side of the phone. The company hasn’t confirmed what kind of display technology we’ll see on the device, so it’s unclear what kind of fingerprint sensor the phone will pack at this time.

In the recently revealed design, however, we saw that the phone (1) features flat, metallic sides and buttons, the type of buttons that side-mounted fingerprint sensors are typically seen on.

5. How many years of updates will the phone receive?

Carl Pei showed off the software experience for the Nothing(1) phone in March 2022. The phone will apparently run Android 12 out of the box with a new custom skin called NothingOS. However, we still don’t know what the phone’s update schedule will look like.

While most Android phones from different brands are currently clocking out two years of system and three or four years of security updates, Nothing might stand out by offering longer-term support. But that’s a mystery at the moment and we’ll have to wait a little longer to be sure.

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Sports Gaming Panel rejects Hogan’s call to revive mobile betting https://kabusikikaisha.com/sports-gaming-panel-rejects-hogans-call-to-revive-mobile-betting/ Fri, 17 Jun 2022 11:05:19 +0000 https://kabusikikaisha.com/sports-gaming-panel-rejects-hogans-call-to-revive-mobile-betting/ Thomas Brandt, a Hogan-appointed member of the Sports Betting Applications Review Panel, speaks at the start of Thursday’s meeting. Screenshot. The commission charged with evaluating sports betting apps has rejected Governor Lawrence J. Hogan Jr.’s request for faster action to introduce mobile betting in Maryland. Thomas Brandt Jr., a Hogan-appointed member of the Sports Betting […]]]>
Thomas Brandt, a Hogan-appointed member of the Sports Betting Applications Review Panel, speaks at the start of Thursday’s meeting. Screenshot.

The commission charged with evaluating sports betting apps has rejected Governor Lawrence J. Hogan Jr.’s request for faster action to introduce mobile betting in Maryland.

Thomas Brandt Jr., a Hogan-appointed member of the Sports Betting Applications Review Commission (SWARC), defended the process the panel adopted to review companies vying to provide mobile betting opportunities to fans of sports here.

“I understand that many are frustrated that the process for issuing Maryland’s mobile sports betting licenses has taken a long time,” Brandt, the panel’s chairman, said Thursday. “I also want everyone to know that SWARC and its support team acted with as much diligence and deliberation as possible under the Maryland sports betting law that we are responsible for administering.”

Brandt’s comments came a day after Hogan (R) demanded that the commission “immediately accelerate and intensify” its efforts to grant mobile licenses. The governor said residents were “frustrated” that neighboring states allow bettors to place bets on their electronic devices, but Maryland does not. He called on the panel to make mobile betting operational in early September when the NFL season kicks off.

“With only five physical locations in the state currently accepting sports betting, Maryland is losing tens of millions of dollars in economic investment and education revenue that should be going to our public schools and students,” wrote the governor in a letter dated June 14. “The time for deliberations has passed.”

Speaking at the start of SWARC’s monthly meeting on Thursday, Brandt called Maryland’s new sports betting law “particularly complex because – unlike any other jurisdiction – there is a significant and deliberate effort to allow small minority-owned businesses to have stakes and participate in the growth of the new sports betting industry.

Hogan urged the commission to “prioritize” the granting of mobile licenses to casinos, racetracks and sports teams identified in legislation approved by the General Assembly. He also called for a “firm and transparent timeline” for the launch of mobile betting as well as an expedited process that would allow “experienced gaming operators who are already licensed for mobile betting in many other states” to begin accepting bets. paris in Maryland.

(Giant national companies such as FanDuel, Draft Kings and Points Bet operate in most states where sports betting is legal, but not here.)

The commission did not publicly consider those requests on Thursday. But he passed a Hogan request to release both the draft version of the lengthy application that companies will need to complete and the regulations that will govern electronic betting here. Brandt said he would ask the commission to release interim information “in the coming weeks.”

Additionally, the Maryland State Lottery & Gaming Control Agency has decided to allow mobile betting companies access to its “e-licensing” system beginning Friday, said James R. Nielsen, chief operating officer of the ‘agency.

“We have seen firsthand that some people are unprepared for the depth of our investigations, and this can delay their license applications,” he said.

BetMGM Sportsbook screens in National Harbor in December show odds on dozens of sporting events. Photo by Bruce DePuyt.

John A. Martin, director of the agency, conceded in an interview that bettors are unlikely to have access to mobile betting platforms by the start of the NFL season. “September is very ambitious,” which he said is why they’re opening the e-licensing portal on Friday.

A national betting site characterized Maryland’s delay in launching mobile betting as the “longest” in the country. This distinction seems unlikely to change.

“If it’s before September 8, great,” added Martin. “If it’s October/November/December, it doesn’t matter when, we’ll be ready to go, and it won’t be for lack of effort…”

Five casinos currently offer on-site sports betting in Maryland. Three off-track betting sites and a bingo hall have been granted licenses and are in the process of ramping up operations, including the “controlled demonstrations” that are required before they are allowed to launch.

Commission member Laura Gamble asked Brandt if he intended to respond in writing to Hogan’s letter. He said no.

“Because this is a public meeting and everything we do seems to be communicated, I assumed that [my opening statement] served as sufficient ‘for the record’,” Brandt said. “A lot of other people were also listening to us today.”

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Pareeksha Bhawan Kerala SSLC 10th result date, time and websites announced, Saphalam app https://kabusikikaisha.com/pareeksha-bhawan-kerala-sslc-10th-result-date-time-and-websites-announced-saphalam-app/ Wed, 15 Jun 2022 03:02:26 +0000 https://kabusikikaisha.com/pareeksha-bhawan-kerala-sslc-10th-result-date-time-and-websites-announced-saphalam-app/ DHSE Kerala SSLC Board 10th Result 2022: The Kerala Board of Public Examinations (KBPE) will announce the results of the Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) or Class 10 on June 15, 2022 at 3 p.m. Students who have taken the class 10 board exams will be able to check their respective results on the official […]]]>

DHSE Kerala SSLC Board 10th Result 2022: The Kerala Board of Public Examinations (KBPE) will announce the results of the Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) or Class 10 on June 15, 2022 at 3 p.m. Students who have taken the class 10 board exams will be able to check their respective results on the official website – results.kerala.nic.in Where kerala.gov.in.

SSLC results will also be available on the school board’s official app, “Saphlam”. Applicants can download from the Google Playstore.

Kerala Minister of Education V Sivankutty recently announced at a press conference in Thiruvananthapuram that the result of Class 10 will be declared by June 15th and that of +2 by June 20th . Kerala Board Class 10 Examinations ran from March 31 to April 29, 2022. The examination took place from 9:45 a.m. and continued till 12:30 p.m.

Kerala SSLC 10th Result 2022 Date, Time & Websites

Students can check their results on official websites — keralapareekshabhavan.in; sslcexam.kerala.gov.in; results.kite.kerala.gov.in; prd.kerala.gov.in; result.kerala.gov.in; examresults.kerala.gov.in; results.kerala.nic.in; sietkerala.gov.in.

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Nearly 4.26 lakh students appeared for their SSLC exams (Class X) at 2,943 centers across the state and nine centers each in the Gulf region and Lakshadweep. About 1.91 lakh candidates registered for the exam in Malayalam, according to reports, the number of students appearing in English, Tamil and Kannada are: 2.31 lakh, 2,151 and 1,457 respectively.

Last year, Kerala board exams were successfully conducted amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Students and teachers were strictly asked to wear a mask, bring their own sanitizer and maintain distance.

In 2021, the overall pass percentage recorded by the board was 99.47%. A total of 4,22,226 students from state boards and 990 private students sat for the SSLC exams, out of which 1,21,318 students achieved first place in all subjects.

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SoundExchange launches new mobile app and website https://kabusikikaisha.com/soundexchange-launches-new-mobile-app-and-website/ Mon, 13 Jun 2022 13:20:48 +0000 https://kabusikikaisha.com/soundexchange-launches-new-mobile-app-and-website/ SoundExcahnge has recently taken steps to make it easier for musicians, publishers and digital service providers to work with more accessible tools. by Celebrity Access SoundExchange unveiled the next generation of solutions to make the music industry more accessible and fairer, including a new mobile app, look and feel and website that will serve as […]]]>

SoundExcahnge has recently taken steps to make it easier for musicians, publishers and digital service providers to work with more accessible tools.

by Celebrity Access

SoundExchange unveiled the next generation of solutions to make the music industry more accessible and fairer, including a new mobile app, look and feel and website that will serve as a resource for creators, publishers and digital service providers. These new tools support a community of over 570,000 creators, distributing over $9 billion since their inception.

The new app allows creators to manage their business and makes it easier to track royalty payments owed to them. The revamped website will be the online resource creators use to get paid; companies to find, identify and track music; managers to oversee the rights and payments of their customers, and digital service providers to help them meet their obligations.

“The new tools, look and mobile app reflect SoundExchange’s commitment to building a fairer, simpler and more efficient music industry. We believe creators deserve to be treated fairly and paid for the true value of their music,” said Michel Huppe, President and CEO of SoundExchange. “This is the first step in an exciting new chapter in our journey to support and champion creators. We will continue to innovate to meet the moment in the ever-changing music industry.

“Creators put their blood, sweat and sometimes even tears into creating music that moves and inspires,” said the three-time Grammy Award-winning rapper and actor. Bridges Christopher “Ludacris”. “SoundExchange is leading the way towards a fairer music industry by using technology to help creators overcome barriers and advocating on behalf of artists for long overdue changes that would ensure creators are paid fairly and fairly.”

“Artists care so much about the music they create,” said Billie Eilish, seven-time Grammy-winning singer-songwriter. “The work done by SoundExchange ensures that artists can focus on creating inspiring music and that all members of the creative process are valued, respected and supported for their work.”

“SoundExchange is accelerating its ongoing efforts to adopt new technologies to further our mission of supporting creators,” Huppe added. “Creators should expect to hear more exciting news from us in the coming months about how we’ll make it easier for them to receive their royalty payments.”

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Italy: 7 bodies found at helicopter crash site | News | DW https://kabusikikaisha.com/italy-7-bodies-found-at-helicopter-crash-site-news-dw/ Sat, 11 Jun 2022 16:51:58 +0000 https://kabusikikaisha.com/italy-7-bodies-found-at-helicopter-crash-site-news-dw/ Italian rescue workers located the bodies of seven people killed in a helicopter crash on Saturday, authorities said, two days after the plane disappeared from radar screens in a mountainous area. “Rescuers found dead the seven passengers of the helicopter, four of Turkish nationality and two of Lebanese nationality, who were on a business trip […]]]>

Italian rescue workers located the bodies of seven people killed in a helicopter crash on Saturday, authorities said, two days after the plane disappeared from radar screens in a mountainous area.

“Rescuers found dead the seven passengers of the helicopter, four of Turkish nationality and two of Lebanese nationality, who were on a business trip to Italy. As well as the Italian pilot”, indicated the prefecture of Modena in a press release. . statement.

The helicopter took off Thursday morning from Lucca in Tuscany. It was heading for the northern city of Treviso when it was caught in a storm over a remote area before flight systems lost track of the helicopter.

Rider reporting helps locate crash site

Colonel Alfonso Cipriano, who leads the Air Force search operation, said rescuers went to the crash site after a mountain runner reported seeing it. which he thought was part of the helicopter during an excursion on Mount Cusna on Saturday morning.

Aircrews confirmed the site, and searchers initially found five corpses before later discovering two more, Cipriano told The Associated Press. The location was in a difficult to access and heavily wooded valley.

The four Turkish businessmen who died worked for Eczacibasi Consumer Products, a subsidiary of the large Turkish industrial group Eczacibasi. The company said in a statement that it was with “great pain and sadness” that its plant manager, toilet paper manager at its Yalova province plant, investment projects manager and production manager at its factory in Manisa province had passed away and conveyed his condolences.

The crash site was about 10 kilometers (six miles) from where rescuers began searching based on the latest pings from passengers’ cellphones, which indicate a person’s condition. network location. Given the difficult terrain, Cipriano said it might have taken hours more, if not days, to find the helicopter without the runner’s suggestion.

jsi/ko (AP, Reuters)

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It’s time to learn more about passkeys, passwordless login technology https://kabusikikaisha.com/its-time-to-learn-more-about-passkeys-passwordless-login-technology/ Thu, 09 Jun 2022 12:00:00 +0000 https://kabusikikaisha.com/its-time-to-learn-more-about-passkeys-passwordless-login-technology/ This story is part WWDC 2022CNET’s full coverage from and about Apple’s annual developer conference. What is happening Apple and Google will update their phone software and web browsers later this year with a technology called passkeys, designed to be easier to use and more secure than passwords. why is it important Passwords are plagued […]]]>

This story is part WWDC 2022CNET’s full coverage from and about Apple’s annual developer conference.

What is happening

Apple and Google will update their phone software and web browsers later this year with a technology called passkeys, designed to be easier to use and more secure than passwords.

why is it important

Passwords are plagued with problems, but tech giants have cooperated to design a convenient alternative that reduces vulnerabilities and hacking risks.

Later this year, Apple will introduce support for a new login technology that promises to be more secure than the passwords, jumble of letters, numbers and special characters we routinely curse when trying to log in. access our bank accounts or our e-mails.

Coming to iOS 16 and MacOS Ventura, Access Keys do not require unique configuration for each application or service, the best practice with passwords. They also don’t need a second factor of authentication, like an SMS code, to enforce gaps in the password system.

Passkeys are as easy – perhaps easier – to use than passwords because they don’t involve typing or remembering the riot of keystrokes required for passwords. They also stop phishing attacks and banish the complications of two-factor authentication.

After you set up a password for a site or app, it’s stored on the phone or personal computer you used to set it up. Services like Apple’s iCloud Keychain or Google’s Chrome Password Manager can sync passkeys across your devices. Dozens of tech companies have developed the open standards behind security keys in a group called the Fast Identity Online Alliance.

“Now is the time to embrace them,” Garrett Davidson, an authentication technology engineer at Apple, told a WWDC conference on security keys. “With access keys, not only is the user experience better than with passwords, but whole categories of security – like weak and reused credentials, credential leaks, and phishing – are simply no longer possible.”

You will have to spend some time on the learning curve before security keys reach their potential. You’ll also need to decide if Apple, Microsoft, or Google is the best option for you.

Here is an overview of the technology.

What is a password?

This is a new type of login ID consisting of a bit of numerical data that your PC or phone uses when connecting to a server. You approve each use of this data with an authentication step, such as fingerprint verification, facial recognition, a PIN, or the login pattern familiar to Android phone owners.

Here’s the catch: you’ll need to have your phone or computer with you to use the passkeys. You cannot log into a password-secured account from a friend’s computer without your own device.

Security keys are synchronized and backed up. If you get a new Android phone, Google can restore your security keys. With end-to-end encryption, Google cannot see or change access keys.

How does setting up a password work?

It’s quite simple. Use your fingerprint, face, or other mechanism to authenticate a passkey when a website or app prompts you to set one up. That’s it.

A three-step illustration of the authentication key login process on an Android phone

These steps show how to sign in with passkeys on an Android phone: choose the passkey option, choose the appropriate passkey, and authenticate with a fingerprint ID. Facial recognition is also an option on compatible phones.

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How do I use a password to log in?

When using a phone, a password authentication option appears when trying to log into an app. Tap that option, use your chosen authentication technique, and you’re there.

For websites, you should see a password option in the username field. After that, the process is the same.

Once you have a passcode on your phone, you can use it to make logging in easier on another nearby device, like your laptop. Once logged in, this website may offer to create a new password related to the new device.

What if I need to log into a website while using someone else’s computer?

You can use a password stored on your phone to log in to another nearby device, like a borrowed laptop. The login screen on the borrowed laptop will have the option to present a QR code that you can scan with your phone. You’ll use Bluetooth to make sure your phone and the computer are nearby, then let you use fingerprint or face ID verification on your own phone. Your phone will then communicate with the computer over a secure connection to complete the authentication process.

Why are access keys more secure than passwords?

Access keys use a proven security foundation called public key cryptography for the login operation. It’s the same technology that protects your credit card number when you enter it on a website. The beauty of the system is that a website only has to base its passkey record on your public key, data designed to be openly visible. The private key used to set up a password is stored only on your own device. There is no database of passwords that a hacker can steal.

Another great advantage is that security keys block phishing attempts. “Security keys are inherently tied to the website or application for which they were configured, so users can never be tricked into using their security key on the wrong website,” said Ricky Mondello. , which oversees authentication technology at Apple, in a WWDC video.

Using passkeys requires you to have your device at hand and be able to unlock it, a combination that offers the protection of two-factor authentication but with less hassle than SMS codes. And with passkeys, no one can snoop over your shoulder to watch you type in your password.

When will I see the access keys?

Master keys could emerge this year.

At its Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple said it will bring access keys to iOS 16 and macOS Ventura, its major operating system software updates expected this fall. In May, Google announced it would bring support for Android software access keys by the end of 2022 for developer testing, Google authentication chief Mark Risher said. Passkey support is expected to arrive in Chrome and Chrome OS at the same time. Microsoft is planning Windows support in the coming months.

Some websites and apps will be eager to update their login software to use security keys so that they can enjoy the security benefits. Others will move more slowly. Even though access keys are spreading rapidly, don’t expect passwords to disappear.

Will websites and apps require me to use passkeys?

It is unlikely that you will be required to use security keys when the technology is new and unfamiliar. Websites and apps you already use will likely add passkey support to existing password methods.

A person uses a phone to scan a QR code to activate passkey login on a nearby computer

If you need to connect to a friend’s computer who doesn’t have your password, scanning a QR code will allow your phone to handle the authentication process.

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When you sign up for a new service, Access Keys may be presented as the preferred option. Eventually, they may become the only option.

Will access keys lock me into the Apple or Google ecosystems?

Not exactly. Although security keys are rooted in a company’s technology suite, you will be able to disconnect, for example, from the world of Apple to use security keys with those of Microsoft or Google.

“Users can sign in on a Google Chrome browser that runs on Microsoft Windows, using a password on an Apple device,” Vasu Jakkal, a Microsoft security and identity technology manager, said in a statement. blog post in May.

Passkey advocates are also working on technology to allow people to migrate their passkeys from one area of ​​technology to another, according to Apple and Google.

How are password managers involved with access keys?

In short, they are not, for the moment. Password managers are playing an increasingly important role in generating, storing, and synchronizing passwords. But the passkeys will be rooted on your phone or personal computer, not your password manager.

That could change, however.

“We expect a natural evolution toward an architecture that allows third-party passkey managers to plug in and portability across ecosystems,”

Google’s Risher expects security keys to evolve to reduce barriers between ecosystems and accommodate third-party security key managers. “That’s been a talking point since the start of this industry push.”

1Password maker AgileBits has just joined the FIDO Alliance, DashLane is already a member and LastPass is also involved.

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