Google, Microsoft Push Websites To Go Password-Less

Microsoft announced, in partnership with Google in 2018, that they want to encourage websites to use biometrics (provided by them) instead of passwords:

The final sentence: “The technologies demoed on Friday were still in the pre-production stages, but McDowell said it’s possible that 2019 “will be a big year” for FIDO 2.0’s adoption across actual websites.”

I guess this is what is now the Fido Alliance.

As we’re over half way through 2019 I wonder if they still think this.

The article also mentions Nok Nok Labs offering to help companies get set up. I wonder how many took them up on that